AVCHD and the PRIVATE folder
PRIVATE / AVCHD / BDMV / STREAM / 0000.mts
So you have moved or renamed the .mts files from the PRIVATE folder and you can no longer Log and Transfer in Final Cut Pro. Simply importing the files doesn't seem to work either. You continue to get the following error messages.
Error message when trying to Log and Transfer
Error message when trying to import
Don't worry. You can still edit these video files but you will need to convert them to a format that Final Cut Pro can read. You can use Adobe Media Encoder to do this. Adobe Media Encoder is installed on all Digital Media Labs (CMA 4.100) computers.
Follow the steps below to use Adobe Media Encoder to convert .mts files into Quicktime movies that Final Cut Pro can edit:
Launch Adobe Media Encoder
Click on the Triangle button under Format
Click on the Triangle Button under Preset
Once all files have been imported and you
Adobe Media Encoder will begin to convert