You have some interesting video in your HD camcorder in MTS and got some creative ideas to make your own style movie? You might have thought of Final Cut Pro. Yes, it is an ideal app to edit videos. To edit MTS footage saved in your HD camcorder, you need to import files in MTS to Final Cut Pro firstly. Here we show you how to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro for editing. We showed you how to convert WMV to Final Cut Pro before.

Part 1: Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro with Leawo Video Converter

To import MTS to Final Cut Pro for editing, we can convert MTS to Final Cut Pro MOV or DV format. Here we use Leawo Video Converter to do the magic. Considered as the best video converting program, it is highly recommended to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro format. Having an easy-to-use interface, this video converter requires no expertise to operate video conversion, which means even software green hand can operate this video converter at great ease. Better than any other free video converter, Leawo Video Converter is able to convert video files at 6 times faster speed. The input and output support a great variety of formats such as Common Video (MP4, H.265 MP4, MKV, H.265 MKV, MOV, etc.), HD Video (HD MP4, HD AVI, HD TS, HD VOB, etc.), and 4K Video (4K MP4 and 4K MKV). At the same time, Leawo Video Converter supports audio input and output as well, including AAC, AC3, WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC, etc. In other words, we can use Leawo Video Converter to extract audio file from video file, and to convert audio file from one format to another. This video converting program supports altogether 11 languages (English, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Hungarian, Armenian, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Dutch). More amazingly, users are allowed to freely add subtitles and select audio track for keeping in the output video files.

Not limited to Windows version, Leawo software team also develops the Mac counterpart of Leawo Video Converter for operating on Mac system. Download and install the right version of Leawo Video Converter based on the operating system on your computer. As the conversion process is nearly the same regardless of version of Leawo Video Converter, here we take Windows version of Leawo Video Converter as an example to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro.

Step 1. Import Source MTS Video File

Launch Leawo Video Converter, go to the “Convert” tab, and click “Add Video” button on the sub-menu to load your source MTS video file. Alternatively, you can directly drag and drop MTS video file into the program interface. After MTS video file is imported, you could play back the video file, select subtitles and audio tracks from the source video file, add external subtitles to the loaded video file, edit the loaded video file, etc.

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Step 2. Set MOV as Output Format

Click the drop-down box named “MP4 Video” by default next to the “Add Photo” button. On the drop-down list, select “Change” option.

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Then on the popup Profile window, select “MOV” from “Format” column as output format. Please note that once you change the output format, the name of the drop-down box will change as well.

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Note: If you need, you could click the “Edit” button on the drop-down profile setting box to adjust video and audio parameters like video codec, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc. After editing job is done, click “OK” to return to the main interface.

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Step 3. Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro

Click the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar next to the format setting drop-down box. Then, on the popup sidebar, set output directory. After setting output directory, click the “Convert” button right below. Leawo Video Converter would start to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro MOV. After the conversion process is finished, you can find converted file in MOV format in the output folder you just set.

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Note: Leawo Video Converter is equipped with an internal video editor, which means you can edit video after you import source video files. There are many ways allowable for you to edit loaded video files: video trimming, cropping, watermarking, adjusting video effect and removing noise.

Part 2: Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro with EncodeHD

As a simple video converter and powered by an easy-to-use interface, EncodeHD allows you to convert videos on the go without any troubles. Check out the guide below to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro with EncodeHD.

Step 1. Add Source MTS Video
On the main interface of EncodeHD, click “+” button to add source MTS video. Multiple video files are supported for batch conversion.

Step 2. Choose MOV as Output Video Format
On the output format list, choose and set MOV as the output video format in order to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro. If you want, you can click “Advanced” button to edit output video parameters.

Step 3. Start to Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro
Click “Start” button at the bottom to start conversion process from MTS to Final Cut Pro.

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Part 3: Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro with ClipConverter

ClipConverter allows you not only to convert video files, but also to download video files online. It supports YouTube (HD, 720p, 1080p, 4K), Vimeo, Facebook Video and many more. You can upload your local video file for converting or just paste the URL of your source video. Check out to convert MTS to Final Cut Pro online with ClipConverter.

Step 1. Add Source MTS Video File
If you have URL, paste URL of your source MTS video file. Instead, you can upload your local MTS video file.

Step 2. Choose MOV as Output
Select MOV format and then choose the quality (720p, 1080p, 2k, 4k) for the conversion.

Step 3. Start to Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro
Click “Start” to begin conversion process. After a while, you can download the converted file in MOV format.

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Part 4: Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro with Zamzar

In this part, I will share an online video converter Zamzar to do the trick with you. Zamzar could offer free online file conversion service that could help you convert MTS video to Final Cut Pro MOV online and free.

Step 1. Import MTS Video File into Zamzar
Visit the official website of Zamzar, and then we need to import source MTS video file by clicking “Add Files”.

Step 2. Choose Output Video Format
After importing source MTS video file, we can choose a variety of video formats as output. To convert to Final Cut Pro, you need to choose “MOV” as the output video format.

Step 3. Download File after Conversion Is Complete
Click “Convert Now” after output video format is set. After a few seconds of transmission, the conversion is complete. At this time, a new interface will pop up asking you to download or select another operation. Click “Download” to get converted result in MOV container format.

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Part 5: Comparison of These Four Converters

Among these four video converters, which one is the best one? Please check out the comparison table below.

 

Leawo Video Converter

EncodeHD

ClipConverter

Zamzar

Available on Mac

Yes

No, available on Windows only

Yes

Yes

Easy to use

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Supported input file formats

Audio: FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, RA, AU, WAV, WMA, MKA
Video: AVI, MP4, DAT, WEBM, RMVB, MPG, MPEG, VOB, MOV, M4V, QT,FLV, F4V, NSV, NUT, MKV, MTS/M2TS/TS/TP/TRP(AVCHD, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 HD), MOD, TOD, DV, WMV, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, DVR-MS

AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, DVD, Blu-ray, MP3, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Android, Xbox, Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry

MP4, 3GP, AVI, MOV, MKV, MP3, M4A, AAC, etc.

MP4, 3GP, AVI, MOV, MKV, MP3, M4A, AAC, etc.

Supported output file formats

Audio: FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, RA, AU, WAV, WMA, MKA
3D video formats: 3D MP4, 3D WMV, 3D AVI, 3D MKV, 3D YouTube video, etc.
HD video formats: HD MP4, HD AVI, HD MOV, HD TS, HD TRP, HD VOB, HD MPG, HD WMV, HD ASF
Common video formats: MP4-AVC, MP4-XviD, MP4-H.264, AVI, ASF, WEBM, MOV, RMVB, FLV, F4V, TS, DAT, WMV, MKV, XviD, DV, MPEG-1 NTSC, MPEG-1 PAL/SECAM, MPEG-2 NTSC, MPEG-2 PAL/SECAM, DVD-Video NTSC, DVD-Video PAL/SECAM, 3GP, 3G2, DPG

Same as input

Same as input

Same as input

Customize output video and audio parameters

Yes, users can adjust video and audio parameters like Video Frame Rate, Encoder, Bitrate; Audio Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder, Bitrate

Yes

Yes

No

Internal video player

Yes

Yes

No

No

Internal video editor

Yes, it allows users to merge video files, rotate video angle, trim video length, crop video size, add watermark, and adjust video effect

Yes

No

No

Add 3D effects to 2D video

Yes

No

No

No

Add subtitles and choose audio tracks

Yes

No

Subtitle adding is available, but   audio track selection is not

No