Edit Sony NEX-FS100 1080p AVCHD in FCP 7/X with ProRes 422 codec
Summary:Follow the guide below and you will know how to import Sony NEX-FS100 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 7/X without rendering on Mac.
Sony NEX-FS100 is an interchangeable lens camcorder featuring a Super 35mm sensor equivalent in size to Super35mm film cameras ( same as PMW-F3), and a Sony E-Mount 18 to 200mm zoom lens. Developed specifically as a digital motion camcorder, it captures fine detail and image texture with image fidelity, low noise and wide exposure latitude.
This camcorder features 1920x1080P Slow and Quick Motion (Over & Under Cranking). Recording images at a different frame rate from that used for playback provides the extra versatility of slow and quick motion shooting. The NEX-FS100 enables Full HD (1920×1080) progressive slow and quick motion. S&Q shooting plus last scene review permits checking the S&Q effects on-set, immediately after shooting the scene without drilling down menus.
Sony FS100 camcorder records AVCHD format video, and it uses MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 codec, this codec is not good for editing in FCP, and you will encounter importing and codec problems when you try to import Sony FS100 AVCHD to FCP 7/X or Avid Media Composer.
FCP 7/X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so the best method to solve Sony FS100 importing and codec problem is to convert Sony FS100 1080P AVCHD footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro, you can follow the steps below to transcode Sony FS100 files to FCP for editing.
1.Download Pavtube AVCHD to FCP Converter. This professional HD Video Converter can help you convert Sony FS100 AVCHD 50/60P files to ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more import and output formats are also supported.
2.Install and launch this AVCHD to Final Cut Pro Converter. Import Sony FS100 footage to the converter.
3.Click "format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as Final Cut Pro 7/X compatible codec for editing AVCHD MTS in FCP better.
4.You can click "settings" to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.
5.Click convert button to start transcode Sony FS100 AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP on Mac.
The steps are finished. Is it easy? Once you have installed the Sony AVCHD to FCP X converter, you can easily convert Sony FS100 files to FCP 7/X for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your FS100 footages to FCP in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed, and you can use accurate trim function when you edit Sony AVCHD video in the software before conversion.
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