Panasonic HC-V500 is one of the latest HD MOS camcorder. Lightweight, compact with a black finish encompassing a powerful 38 x optical zoom lens (50x advanced zoom) and a Full 1080P resolution. Blur free hand held images aided by the inclusion of the Hybrid OIS (optical stabiliser). The Panasonic V500 also features a 3.0″ LCD 230K-dot, AVCHD recording and a 3 Megapixel still image recording. The HC-V500 Black has dimensions of just 52.5 x 65 x 119.5 mm, weighs only 227g, and SDHC / SDXC memory cards compatibility. Storage of up to 20mins of footage on a 4GB SDHC card. The HC-V500 offers widely-praised 1080/60p mode, and stores videos in .mts format with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression. And the HC-V500M is a step-up model from the the V500 camcorder from Panasonic.
iPhoto is a digital photograph manipulation software application developed by Apple Inc. and released with every Macintosh personal computer as part of the iLife suite of digital life management applications. First released in 2002, iPhoto can import, organize, edit, print and share digital photography. It is often compared to Google’s Picasa, CyberLink MediaShow, Adobe’s Photoshop Album, Microsoft Expression Media and Windows Live Photo Gallery. iPhoto 11, the latest version of the software, was released as part of the iLife ’11 suite.
If you like to using iPhoto to manage your Panasonic HC-V500 AVCHD videos, you need convert the 1080/60p AVCHD MTS to iPhoto compatible video formats like Quicktime MOV, MP4, DV. And UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac can be used as an excellent Panasonic AVCHD to iPhoto Converter for Mac to do an excellent job to make iPhoto all versions like iPhoto 5, iPhoto 6, iPhoto 7, iPhoto 8, iPhoto 9, iPhoto 11 work with Panasonic HC-V500 AVCHD videos. The tool can convert 1080p 60fps AVCHD to MOV for importing to iPhoto. You can also merge AVCHD video footage into a single file or edit AVCHD with iPhoto 8/9/11.
If you would like to catalogue Panasonic HC-V500 1080/60p MTS on Mac with iPhoto, just follow the steps below.
Step 1. Upload Panasonic AVCHD videos to the MTS Converter for Mac.
After connecting Panasonic HC-V500 Camera to iMac, run the AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best 1080p AVCHD to iPhoto Converter for Mac. Click the “Add” button to load the 1080p .mts videos from Panasonic HC-V500 camera through the PRIVATE > AVCHD > BDMW > STREAM folder.
Step 2. Choose MOV format for iPhoto 8/9/11
Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Panasonic AVCHD converter will transcode Panasonic HC-V500 1080/60p AVCHD files to MOV with original 1920×1080 HD definition as H.264 as QuickTime codec.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic HC-V500 AVCHD to MOV for iPhoto.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Panasonic HC-V500 MTS converter will start converting Panasonic HC-V500 AVCHD MTS to iPhoto 8/9/11 compatible MOV videos.
After the conversion is finished, you can use iPhoto to catologue the output videos, if you like, you can also edit the output videos via Final Cut Pro X/7, Final Cut Express, or iMovie 11 on Mac.
1. If you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and want to edit Panasonic HC-V500 AVCHD in Windows Movie Maker, burn to DVD with DVD Maker, just free download the Windows version of AVCHD Video Converter.
2. The AVCHD Converter for Mac also works with other Panasonic AVCHD camcorders like HDC-TM700/HS700/SD700/SD600/TM900/SD800/hs900/sd900, etc and Panasonic Lumix cameras like DMC-ZS3/TZ7, DMC-TZ10, DMC-FZ40, DMC-FZ45, DMC-FZ35, DMC-TZ20, DMC-TS1/FT1, DMC-TS2/FT2, DMC-FX75.