Anyway, editing AVCHD footages in Adobe Premiere Pro is not that smooth, as the H.264 AVCHD can not be natively supported by Premiere Pro. If you are a Panasonic HC-X900 user who like editing the footages with Abobe Premiere Pro, you may wonder how to import Panasonic HC-X900 AVCHD to AVI/MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro editing, Here we go!
The best solution is to find out a powerful third party transcorder. Here I used Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter to make it possible, with it , I can make my Panasonic HC-X900 footages editable in Adobe Premiere Pro with original quality. If you also wanna make your AVCHD footages editable in Winsdows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. I also strongly suggest you to try this , you'll make it!
Next , please follow me to transcode Panasonic HC-X900 AVCHD to AVI with high quality in 4 steps.
Step 1: Get the free AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it. The verstile converter can also help you convert AVCHD to MPG if you prefer editing MPEG-2 files in Adobe Premiere.
Step 2: Click Format box to get the dropdown list of output formats. Choose HD Video --> AVI HD Video(*.avi) as output format. If you want the MPG file, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2 (*.mpg).
Step 3: Hit the Settings button on the main interface and you can adjust video and audio parameters, including video and audio bitrate, codec, frame rate, video size, channels, etc.
Tip: There are three video codecs for you: Xvid, msmpeg4, and mjpeg. You can choose any one of them. It depends on which one you have installed on your PC.
Step 4: Click the arrow button to start converting AVCHD to AVI with high quality immediately.
After the AVCHD to AVI conversion, you can transfer your Panasonic HC-X900 recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro, all of Adobe versions supported, and edit them with no problem. Besides, the MTS/M2TS Converter can also make your AVCHD footages editable in Winsdows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. If you want more info, please link to Brorsoft's MTS/M2TS Converter.
Tips on AVCHD Converter for Premiere Pro:
1. Joining files: Tick the box "Merge into one" on the main interface.
2. Preview: Double click on the file and you can get a preview on the converter.
3. Auto shutdown: Click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” before conversion starts.
4. 3D conversion. The Red-Blue/Red-Green 3D conversions are supported.
5. Crop: Edit --> Crop and you can get the imported videos cropped as you want.
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