Importing Sony Handycam camcorders (such as HDR-PJ580V, HDR-CX260V, HDR-GW77V, HDR-XR260V, HDR-PJ760V, and more) AVCHD videos to FCP, FCE, or iMovie editing on mac isn't as hard as you may think, You don't need years of experience about video editing software on mac, just 4 steps to convert Sony Handycam AVCHD to MOV format which is widely used on Mac.
I used Brorsoft Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac to relize it. It can help me to convert Sony Handycam 1080p AVCHD videos to Mac video editing programs natively support format with the optimal presets: Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Apple ProRes for FCP and more on Mac OS X.
Guide: Import videos from Sony Handycam 1080p to Mac for iMovie/FCP/FCE editing.
1.Install Brorsoft Sony Handycam 1080p Converter for Mac, run it to load target Sony Handycam 1080p videos for converting.
2. Click the Format option, and from the drop down menu, you can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), or iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov).
3. Click the Settings button; you can recommend to set the video size to 1920*1080, bit rate to high quality, and the frame rate to 30fps (25fps for original 50p videos), which can output the best quality videos.
4. Hit the Convert button to start the conversion; it will convert Sony Handycam 1080p AVCHD to iMovie/FCE/FCP friendly format on Mac OS X.
After the conversion, you can transfer video from Sony Handycam to Mac for further editing with FCP, FCE, iMovie freely.
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