This article outlines how to freely edit Panasonic AG-AC30 AVCHD .mts files in Adobe Premiere.
I have seen this problem before and read solutions in other posts but they don’t seem to be working for me. Premiere pro is not importing any audio from Panasonic AG-AC30 files, I have tried testing Panasonic AC30 MTS in Premiere project window as well as the timeline and nothing.
Some guys on Adobe forum asked me to Clean out media cache, rename top folder footage is in or copy/paste footage to different location and try again. Failed! Failed! Nothing got but video picture in Adobe Premiere. Finally, I gave up and chose to transcode all my Panasonic AG-AC30 AVCHD videos to MPEG-2 for transferring to Adobe Premiere 2018. Here is the step-by-step tutorial about how to convert MTS to MPEG-2 for using in Adobe Premiere if you have the same issue with me.
Tutorial: Convert Panasonic AG-AC30 AVCHD .mts to MPEG-2
First download Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac on computer.
With this MTS Converter Mac, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode MTS files to MPEG-2 for smoothly importing and syncing with Premiere effortlessly. Plus, this Mac video converter can help you batch convert MTS files to various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Final Cut Pro X, FCP 6/7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft MTS Converter Windows version also can help you transcode Panasonic AG-AC30 MTS footage to MPEG-2 for using with Premiere on Windows with ease.
Step One: Run the Mac MTS to Premiere Pro Converter, you can click “Add” button to load Panasonic AVCHD MTS source files.
Step Two: Click “Format” drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit AVCHD videos in Adobe Premiere, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the suitable one.
Tip: On “Settings” page, you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
Step Three: Tap the “Convert” button to start transcoding Panasonic AG-AC30 MTS to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.
When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import to import converted Panasonic AG-AC30 MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing.