Small and light with a sleek new design, the Canon VIXIA HF M500 camcorder’s image quality is unsurpassed, thanks to the camcorder’s newly designed, professional-level Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor. The high-sensitivity sensor provides outstanding resolution, better low-light performance, and beautiful, natural detail in both shadow and highlight areas. Intelligent IS and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization designed for the Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens make every scene clear and steady, and new built-in features make it easy to give your videos added creativity. Operation is fun and simple with a Flat Touch Panel LCD you’ll control with your fingertips. This camcorder has the flexibility you crave: enjoy the convenience of recording video in either AVCHD or MP4 format or to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.
Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon VIXIA HF M500 AVCHD Videos.
So if you want to edit Canon VIXIA HF M500 1080 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use Firstarsoft MTS Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS to FCP X converter for Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion. It does not only convert Canon VIXIA HF M500 AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merge 1080 MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to Firstarsoft MTS Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Canon VIXIA HF M500 camera, run Firstarsoft MTS Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video or General Video > MOV – QuickTime(*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Canon VIXIA HF M500 AVCHD MTS files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting Canon VIXIA HF M500 MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.