Panasonic HDC-TM700K is the new model introduced in early 2010 with 32GB built-in Flash Memory. The letter K means black in Japanese, and sometimes the model is referred as HDC-TM700. It performs good quality in low-light conditions, and it includes 3MOS system as well as 35mm wide-angle lens with 12x optical zoom.
HDC-TM700K is proposed with 1080/50p (Full HD 1920×1080 with 50 progressive recording) in Europe, and 1080/60p (full HD 1920×1080 with 60 progressive recording) in America. The HD video camera stores videos in .mts format with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression. However, Final Cut Studio does not import the 28Mbps videos. UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the superior Mac Panasonic MTS to Final Cut converter for Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic MTS to MOV on Mac, but also merges MTS files for import into Final Cut.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HDC-TM700 MTS to Final Cut Pro on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Panasonic AVCHD videos to Panasonic AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic HDC-TM700 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all files and click Merge, and the Panasonic HDC-TM700 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert HDC-TM700 MTS to MOV for Final Cut.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Studio.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Studio and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.