Panasonic announced the launch of the Panasonic HDC-SDT750, the world's first consumer 3D camcorder. Even without the 3D conversion lens attached, the HDC-SDT750 functions as a high-performance full HD camcorder. The SDT750 can record full 1080p High Definition (HD) in AVCHD. The lens system is derived from the top of the range HDC-HS700. The HDC-SDT750 2D records at 1080/60p full hi-definition video resolution which produces sharp images and deep colors in stunning detail.
So if you use Panasonic HDC-SDT750k for the 2D 1080p 60fps recording (don't intend to use the 3D capability) and want to edit the 2D 1080p mts files. However, Final Cut Studio does not import the 1080P AVCHD HD Videos. This 2D 1080p mts formats can not easily import and edit on Mac with FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid, etc .So if you want to edit Panasonic HDC-SDT750 2D avchd video with high quality on Mac, you can convert 2D 1080p files to Final Cut MOV before editing.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HDC-SDT750K 2D 1080P MTS to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Panasonic AVCHD videos to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic HDC-SDT750K, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best Mac Panasonic 2D 1080p MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
For editing in FCP, just click the "Format" option, and navigate to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format.With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition1920×1080.
Tips :You can choose the clip on list and click the Properties button to view the source video resolution. To get the original video size, just click the "Settings" button and choose the right option like 1920*1080, from the video size drop-down box.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (Optional)
Tick the checkbox for “Merge into one file”, and the Panasonic HDC-SDT750K 2D 1080p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert HDC-SDT750K 2D 1080P MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic 2D 1080p MTS converter starts converting 2D 1080p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Studio.
After converting and merging the Panasonic SDT750K 2D 1080p MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Studio/FCP and the video is in HD 1920×1080.