My new camera shoots in avchd and i have an older Mac with final cut pro i got from a buddy , so how do i convert this type of file to be able to use final cut ??
I'm not sure how this has to do with Lightroom, but you can use Adobe Media Encoder (GUI app) to transcode, or ffmbc/ffmpeg (command-line apps).
Another option is to import using Ottomanic Importer which includes capability to auto-transcode videos upon import, granted you have to edit a lua text configuration file to "enable" such capability.
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