As far as I know, Final Cut Pro 7 (and any previous version) does not have native editing support for AVCHD footage. If you wanna get a fluent workflow of MTS files in FCP
. Follow up this article.
To achieve the goal, Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac
is recommended for you. With it, you can convert the .mts files to Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro easily editing.
Moreover, this Mac AVCHD converter also supports converting AVCHD MTS footage to iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Express and more to meet your needs. If you wanna get Apple ProRes codec on PC, Brorsoft MTS Converter
is your first choice. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.
How to Open MTS video files in FCP
Download and run Mac MTS to FCP Converter, you can click "Add Video" button (or "Add from folder") to load AVCHD MTS source files.
Click on "Format" bar and set a FCP friendly format in dropdown-list. You are advised to "Follow Final Cut Pro" template and "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" format.
Go to "Settings" page to customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary.
Tap "Convert" button to start converting the MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes 422 codec for FCP. After conversion just click the "Open" button to locate converted video files for FCP post-production seamlessly.