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Convert/Import Canon HF M300 MTS Videos to ProRes for Final Cut Pro X with High Quality on Mac

Canon FCP X-Transcode/Edit Canon HF M300 MTS to ProRes 422 for FCP X

To save the storage space of my Canon HFM300 and shoot more ,I used to copy the videos I like from the camcorder to my Mac and delete the others. Recently I want to edit the videos I shot in my graduation year with FCP X and then share the MP4 videos on youtube. The problem is that I do not have the whole BDMV folder and therefore, cannot import MTS Videos to FCP X on Mac. I tried many products and thanks to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac - 2011 Best Import and Edit Software, it helps me solve the problem. Following I am very glad to share my experience of importing MTS files with Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac and Import and Convert MTS files to Apple ProRes for editing on FCP X.

1. Import MTS videos from Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac.
One great feature of Final Mate for Mac is that it can import MTS files without the whole BDMV folder. Click the "Add A Path" icon to browse the Mac and select a folder where MTS video files are saved, then click "OK" to display the videos. The MTS files are imported to the Final Mate for Mac.

2. Create a movie for conversion.
Click the drop-down button of "Add A Movie" icon and choose "For Conversion" to create a blank movie. Then drag and drop the MTS files from Camcorder Tab to the blank movie.

3. Export Apple ProRes or Apple ProRes 422 for Editing on FCP X.
Click the little icon on the right side of the movie and choose its output format as "Apple ProRes 422" under "final cut pro", click the "Export" button and Start Convert Canon MTS to ProRes/ProRes 422

4. Edit Apple ProRes on FCP X.
After conversion is completed, you can Edit Apple ProRes on FCP X and then share it to youtube.

Tips:
Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac can only import videos of AVCHD, TOD, MOD temporarily, for videos of other formats like mxf, mov and mp4,you can use Video Converter for Macto help you.

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