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Miriam Lefkowitz
MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 9, 2014 at 4:36:52 am

sigh....

some one just gave me a 64 gb. flash disk with only MTS files.

I have final cut pro 6.

Convert to prores??
Use Handbrake??
none of the above?

thank you in advance.
any help vastly appreciated.


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Shane Ross
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 9, 2014 at 6:36:30 am

Only .MTS? Not the full card structure? I hope it's the entire card structure, because without that you need to rely on third party solutions to convert.

FCP 6 is pretty old to be dealing with the AVCHD format. it works with some, but not the newer formats. But if you have the full card structure, you'd use the Log and Transfer option. Here's the workflow for that:







If you only have the MTS files...or if Log and Transfer doesn't work for any other reason, you need to use ClipWrap2 from divergentmedia.com. Handbrake won't work, nor will MPEG STREAMCLIP.

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Miriam Lefkowitz
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 9, 2014 at 11:28:06 am

Thank you Shane.

I have your tapeless workflow video. Excellent video. watched it many times. :-}

of course I only have the MTS files. sigh....

ClipWrap2?
50 buckeroos. all right, did I sigh already?


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Mark Suszko
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 9, 2014 at 1:10:15 pm

Sigh, then bill it through to the client. If they complain, it's a fee for being too dumb to give you the right material that would not have required additional expense to work with.


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Miriam Lefkowitz
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 9, 2014 at 1:37:13 pm

sigh,..,

It is a family member.
sigh....
he erased the card himself.
sigh....
and I am doing this job for pay but....
sigh....

thank you everyone.

How is it that NO ONE still knows to keep the card intact. Why doesn't Panasonic put this in BIG letters on the manual?
Curious annoyed minds want to know.


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Gerrit Jan ten Hove
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 10, 2014 at 8:23:42 am

I've had this problem to. I wanted to be cheap and tried a lot of 'free mts converters' found on google. Lots of pain, no gain.. so do your self a favor and spent some cash on it. Wondershare Video Converter does the trick too, and with 40 bucks it a bit cheaper than CipWrap.


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Miriam Lefkowitz
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 10, 2014 at 6:15:18 pm

Thank you.

I am avoiding telling my client. Maybe Monday.


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Dave Farrants
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 11, 2014 at 8:47:37 pm

I've used this http://appshopper.com/mac/video/tipard-mts-converter on some .mts stuff someone gave me a while back, worked for me, converted to ProRes and dropped into FCP7 with no problem - it's free on the App store atm.

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Miriam Lefkowitz
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6
on May 11, 2014 at 9:05:04 pm

Thank you!! Going to try it out....


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