Mac HD camcorder video editor, 1080i/1080p AVCHD camcorder video editing program
Nowadays, more and more consumers choose high definition camcorder for it is considered as shooting video in the highest quality available. However, most of them would be frustrated when dealing with the tough HD video format like transfer the footage to mac or edit the captured movies in iMovie, output the shot to portable devices, etc.
Take HD AVCHD camcorder as an example, the Canon Vixia, Sony Handycam, Panasonic or JVC AVCHD camcorder are capable of recording 1080i, 1080p or 720p video. Here we focus on two of the three recording formats: 1080i and 1080p.
1080i: Except for AVCHD Lite models, all AVHD camcorders has the ability of capturing 1080! Interlaced video. Each frame of video is sent or displayed in alternative fields. The fields in 1080i are composed of 540 rows of pixels or lines of pixels running from the top to the bottom of the screen, with the odd fields displayed first and the even fields displayed second.
1080p: Compared with 1080i, it can record smoother looking image with less motion artifacts and jagged edges, thanks to its specification: each frame of video is sent or displayed progressively. This means that both the odd and even fields (all 1,080 pixel rows or pixel lines) that make up the full frame are displayed together. Those AVCHD camcorders such as the Panasonic AG-HMC150, Panasonic AG-HMC40, Sony HDR-AX2000 and Sony HXR-NX5U utilize the 1080p recording format.
However, no matter which recording format AVCHD camcorder makes use of, the captured footage .m2ts or .mts videos have bad compatibility with Mac OS X. How to easily resolve it and edit AVCHD video on Mac-friendly programs like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc?
HD camcorder video editor for Mac is an impeccable video editor for HD AVCHD camcorder, specially designed for Mac users to edit M2TS or MTS HD video on Mac as easy as 1-2-3. Several clicks are enough for finishing all the editing job. For example: cut the video into multiple specific time-length clips, merge several segments into one, make some video effects for the HD video. Plus, the Mac HD camcorder video editing software can also support other types of camcorders video formats like MOD from Canon FS, JVC or Panasonic MOD camcorder, TOD video format from JVC GZ camcorder , Flip camcorder .mp4 video or Koadk camera .mov footage and more.
Click here to get the detailed tutorial about how to edit MTS or M2TS camcorder video on Mac OS.
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Want to polish the captured HD videos in iMovie or Final Cut Pro for editing? Please read more tricks on how to edit HD AVCHD in iMovie or transfer high definition video to FCP for editing M2TS or MTS in FCP.