Summary: This article helps you convert Vitec FS-H200 Pro recorded M2TS to ProRes MOV for transfering to FCP 7 or Final Cut Pro X.
Vitec FS-H200 Pro
The Vitec Multimedia FS-H200 Pro is a portable direct-to-edit recorder that captures SD and HD video to Compact Flash cards. The FS-H200 Pro has the ability to record over 2.5 hours of footage to a 32GB card and supports both DV and native HDV acquisition in a variety of resolutions.
The Focus FS-H200 Pro brings the most popular DTE file formats to solid state recording. When used with 25Mb/s HDV cameras. The recorder supports QuickTime 1080/60i and 720/30p recording ,MXF HDV and M2T 720p/1080i recording.
Q: I need to transfer and edit Vitec FS-H200 Pro recorded M2TS into Final Cut Pro on Mavericks 10.9.3. I have Clipwrap and MPEG Streamclip at my disposal, though Streamclip has a lot of options I don't understand. So is there an easy-to-handle app to wrap M2TS to ProRes MOV?
A: From the screenshot, you can clearly know Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is an intuitive MTS to FCP conversion program. It works perfectly on OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks, as well as Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion. If the MTS/M2TS files grey out when you try to import them to FCP, The program can let you easily convert MTS/M2TS to ProRes 422, ProRes HQ, ProRes LT and ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
If you have camera files in various formats, such as MXF, HDV, XAVC, AVCHD etc, you can turn the multiple video formats converting solution- iMedia Converter for Mac.
Below is step-by-step guide to convert MTS to FCP on Mavericks using Apple ProRes Codec
Step 1: Load MTS/M2TS footage
Import AVCHD files to this Mac Mavericks MTS Video converter or drag and drop AVCHD clips into file area directly. You can click “add a folder” to ingest AVCHD folder from your camcorder memory card directly.
Step2: Choose Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov) as output format
Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov) as the output format . Here recommended ProRes 422(HQ) which can provide better video quality for FCP.
Step3: Set audio and video profile
Before importing M2TS files to Mac FCP X, you can customize audio and video profile, like selecting 1920*1080 as the output video resolution.
Video Bitrate is up to 60 frames per second. Here it’s recommended to tweak the 60p frame rate to 30p for easily recognized by FCP on your Mac OS X.
1. Increasing the bitrate will typically increase the file size and quality.
2. The video quality of output ProRes MOV mostly depends on raw M2TS recordings.
Step 4: Transcode MTS to Mac Final Cut friendly Pro Res MOV
The program will run MT2S to MOV conversion processing at high speed on OS X10.9.3 Mavericks, you can check the progress bar easily.
This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports MTS/M2TS files from various HD camcorders like: Panasonic HDC-HS300, Panasonic HDC-HS20, Sony HDR-CX100, Sony DCR-SR47, JVC GZ-HD40, JVC GZ-HD10, Canon VIXIA HF200, Canon FS200, Canon VIXIA HFS100, Canon VIXIA HG21 etc.
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