Guide to Transfer Sony WX80 AVCHD to FCP 6/7/X on Mac

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Guide to Transfer Sony WX80 AVCHD to FCP 6/7/X on Mac

Postby lydia622520 » Thu May 16, 2013 10:40 am

Summary: We offer you the easy way to transfer Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX80 1080 60i AVCHD footages to FCP via converting Sony WX80 AVCHD MTS/M2TS to ProRes .mov with the best MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80, 8x Zoom Digital Camera with WiFi Connectivity

Which further enhanced the ability of the camera this time, reportedly allows users to more easily create perfectly. Related to that, Sony has introduced its latest digital camera model on the full-featured point-and-shoot the Cyber-shot DSC-WX80. WX70 which is the successor of last year.

The new Cyber-shot WX80 compact camera features a high-resolution 16.2 MP Exmor? R CMOS sensor, an 8x optical zoom lens with 16x Clear Image digital zoom and an enhanced Optical SteadyShot? that minimizes camera shake for crisp, blur-free still images. With built-in WiFi connectivity in it, you can wirelessly send different images or video camera shots and change to certain social media sites using smartphones and tablets that run Sony PlayMemories Mobile application, and view photos on an HDTV and a PC are connected.

Besides being able to take a 10fps continuous shooting at full 16.2 megapixel resolution and video recording Full HD 1080/60i AVCHD-capable, this camera also supports dual record of stills and movies. While, after you recorded many 1080/60i AVCHD clips during the weekend by using Sony WX80, can the 1080/60i footages generated from Sony WX80 be recognized by Final Cut Pro?

Actually, AVCHD format in fact is not supported by many editing software, including FCP.FCP best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so if we want to transfer Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX80 video files to FCP, we need to convert first.

Following guide on Solving Sony Cyber-Shot WX80 and Final Cut Pro Importing Issues: How to Transcode 1080/60i AVCHD video recording from Sony DSC-WX80 to FCP 6/7 and Final Cut Pro X

Step 1: Add AVCHD footage

Firstly, Download Brorsoft Sony Cyber-shot to FCP Converter , which is clever at converting AVCHD .mts files or MP4 files to Apple ProRes from Sony Cyber-shot digital cameras. By converting Cyber-shot video to specific format such as Apple ProRes 422, MOV, DNxHD, you can import and edit the camera video files in Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie'11, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc.

Then, launch the best Mac Sony AVCHD Converter. Click “Add video” or “Add from folder” icon to load your source files directly from your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 camera, or from a card reader, or from the file folder that contains the source MTS videos stored on your Mac computer’s hard disk drive.


Step 2: Select output format for FCP 6/7

As soon as source files are loaded, click “Format” pull down menu to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format from “Final Cut Pro” option.


Step 3: Start AVCHD to ProRes 422 conversion

Click the big button “Convert” to begin rewrapping Sony MTS to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP 6/7.

* Some useful features of the Sony AVCHD to ProRes Converter:

1. If you wanna customize video and audio quality for the exported Apple ProRes MOV files, you can click “Settings” button and enter the "Profile Settings" window to do so.

2. Click Edit button and you can deinterlace Sony DSC-WX80 1080i AVCHD for Final Cut Pro via ticking the “Deinterlacing” box in the Video Editor interface.


When the mts to prores conversion finished, click “Open” button to get the generated ProRes 422 QuickTime media files for Final Cut Pro 6/7. Open up FCP, follow “File > Import > Files…” to import and edit the converted Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 AVCHD MTS videos in Final Cut Pro 6/7 without any issue.

You can also reference the following guide:

How to Import Video Files and Projects to Final Cut Pro X

After collecting some Blu-rays, you probably would like to make some Blu-ray HD contents into your own film. To get the work done, you may want to import Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro for editing. you can try Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. The steps refer to:

How to import Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro

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