Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
Turbo.264 HD Video Tutorial
We love how the Elgato Turbo.264 HD works with our Panasonic HDC-SD100 (Review Link) we produced a video how-to. This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to quickly import and convert AVCHD camcorder footage using Elgato’s Turbo.264 HD hardware accelerator and software.
The intuitive interface makes simple edits to footage very simple and even has the ability to send footage directly to YouTube and YouTube HD.
If you connect an AVCHD camcorder to your Mac an additional button appears on the main window entitled ‘Add Camcorder’. This is the point when updated software really offers a massive advantage.
Importing AVCHD footage using iMovie and Final Cut although faster than traditional firewire video importing still takes a fair bit of time. The Turbo.264 software quickly lists and indexes the AVCHD footage with a first frame thumbnail.
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