Monthly Archive: January 2010

More on converting AVCHD for editing

More on converting AVCHD for editing

This afternoon I downloaded and tried out the Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9.0b trial version. Vegas is unique in that it is able to edit AVCHD directly, without conversion. But as I learned, you’ll probably need a dual core processor. The process was slow on my 3.2 ghz single CPU PC with 1.5 GB of RAM and running Windows XP. ...

World’s first professional 3D HD camcorder

World’s first professional 3D HD camcorder

Panasonic Corporation will release the world’s first* professional, fully-integrated Full HD 3D camcorder in Fall 2010. The company will begin taking orders in April. via Videomaker.

Handbrake – converting AVCHD to MPEG4

Handbrake – converting AVCHD to MPEG4

I wrote in the past about dealing with AVCHD and 24p editing on the Mac OS X. I just installed the latest version of HandBrake, the free video converter for Mac and it easily converted AVCHD directly to mpeg4 video files. Unfortunately, it does not know what to do with the 2:3 pulldown removal required for the 24p on my...