Convert Sony HDR-CX300/XR350/FX7 AVCHD Videos to FCP/FCE

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Convert Sony HDR-CX300/XR350/FX7 AVCHD Videos to FCP/FCE

Postby stevenjoen » Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:27 pm

Sony camcorder is mainly divided into Standard Definition Models (Sony DCR-) series and High Definition Models (Sony HDR-) series. Sony HDR series Camcorders are High Definition Models, which store video in MPEG4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD MTS and MPEG-2. As a kind of popular HD camcorder, Sony HDR series own several hot family members including Sony HDR-XR150, HDR-XR500V, HDR-CX110, HDR-CX150, HDR-FX7, etc. Sony HDR series Handycam is lightweight, recording in high definition with good video quality, easy to use.

Sony HDR Series camcorder is a large family of popular Sony HD camcorders. It at least contains following models:

[TABLE]
[TR]
[TD]Sony HDR-CX Series[/TD]
[TD]Sony HDR-SR Series[/TD]
[TD]Sony HDR-XR Series[/TD]
[TD]Other Sony HDR Series[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX100,HDR-CX7,HDR-CX12,HDR-CX105[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR12[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR100[/TD]
[TD]HDR-HC7[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX110[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR11,HDR-SR1,HDR-SR5,HDR-SR8,HDR-SR10[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR150[/TD]
[TD]HDR-HC9E[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX120[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR7[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR200[/TD]
[TD]HDR-FX7[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX150[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR100[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR350[/TD]
[TD]HDR-FX7E[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX300[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR200[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR200V,HDR-XR200VE[/TD]
[TD]HDR-UX1,HDR-UX3,HDR-UX5,HDR-UX7[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX350[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR300[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR350V[/TD]
[TD]HDR-UX20[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX100E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR10E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR500V,HDR-XR520V[/TD]
[TD]HDR-AX2000[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX500V,HDR-CX500E,HDR-CX520E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR11E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR550V[/TD]
[TD]HDR-TG1,HDR-TG3,HDR-TG7,[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]HDR-CX550V[/TD]
[TD]HDR-SR12E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-XR200E[/TD]
[TD]HDR-TG5E[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]

Owing to Sony HDR Handycam recording video in AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2, for Mac users, you can't directly import these MTS, MPEG video to Mac to edit with iMovie, FCE 4, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Kdenlive, After Effects, Adobe CS4 Master Collection, Adobe Encore, etc.

If you want to convert and import Sony HDR video to Mac, you need a Sony HDR Video Converter for Mac, which is the best solution to convert/transcode Sony HDR video like AVCHD MTS, MPEG2, etc to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, H.264 MOV, AVI, DV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, H.264 on Mac.

How to convert/edit Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 files with Sony HDR Video Converter for Mac?

Step 1. Add Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 videos to the program.

Run AVCHD Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Sony HDR Video Convetrer can convert AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 export lossless compression video/audio compatible with FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid, etc on Mac.

Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes 422 codec for FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid, etc.

Click the “Profile” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. This is available in ProRes MOV and HD MOV format.

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Step3. Merge Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Sony HDR Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 to ProRes 422 MOV for FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid etc.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac VIXIA Video converter starts converting Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 videos to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, and joining the VIXIA files for editing on Mac.

After converting and merging the Sony HDR AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2 files, just import the output prores .mov or h.264 mov files to iMovie, FCE 4, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Kdenlive, After Effects, Adobe CS4 Master Collection, Adobe Encore, etc for editing.

Tips:
This Mac Sony HDR Video Converter also supports converting AVCHD files recorded from Sony NEX-5, NEX-5C, Sony HXR-MC50E, Sony NEX-FS100, NEX-VG20, Sony SLT-A65, Sony SLT-A77V, Sony NEX-5N, Sony NEX-7, Sony DSC-HX5V, HX5V-E, Sony DSC-HX9V, HX9V-E, Sony HX10V, Sony HX20V, Sony DSC-RX100 on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, etc with MAC OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
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