Panasonic GH5 Avid Solution-Edit Panasonic GH5 MTS videos in Avid Media Composer

This article will teach you how to import and edit Panasonic GH5 MTS videos in Avid with AVCHD to DNxHD converter. 

Panasonic has announced the development of a new flagship G-series camera, the Lumix DMC-GH5. It has the ability to capture videos up to 4K with MP4/MOV and AVCHD in progressive. The point here, after capturing, you will find it a painful experience to edit GH5 MTS footage in Avid or other non-linear editing systems (NLEs). 

The reason why the importing problem occurs is easy to find out. The AVCHD (*.mts) is, a proprietary form of H.264, is not the compatible video format of Avid Media Composer (Avid MC). To get a fluent Panasonic GH5 avid solution, you'd better transcode Panasonic GH5 MTS to DNxHD first. 

Here recommended the best MTS Converter-Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac. It is capable of transcoding AVCHD footages to DNxHD (.mov) with original quality. Besides Avid, it offers other codecs for NLEs like Apple ProRes for FCP, MPEG-2 for Premiere, AIC for iMovie. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft MTS Converter is designed for you. Now, download the software on computer and follow the tutorial below to start conversion. 

How to Encode Panasonic GH5 MTS to DNxHD for Avid 

One: Launch the MTS/M2TS Converter on your Mac. Click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your MTS or M2TS videos. 


Two: Click "Format" and move your pointer to "Avid Media Composer" Category and choose "Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output format. 


Tip: Click "Settings" button, then you will be able to adjust audio and video parameters on the popup window to customize the output file quality. 

Three: Tap the convert button, the Panasonic GH5 MTS to Avid conversion will be finished soon. 

After conversion, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly, and now you are ready to import and edit Panasonic GH5 MTS/M2TS files with Avid Media Composer 7/6/5/4 without any issue. 

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