Convert/Transcode Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP X
Sony NEX-7, the enthusiast-targeted mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, features a newly-developed Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with 24.3 effective megapixel resolution that’s teamed with the latest revision of Sony’s BIONZ image processing engine. In addition, the NEX-7 is the also the world’s first compact camera that provides an XGA OLED TruFinder? for precision framing and focusing. This precision electronic viewfinder gives a bright, detail-packed, high contrast view of still images and video, with approximately 100% frame coverage and a wide field of view to rival pro-grade optical viewfinders. There is still one fantastic characteristic that is worth to mention--- touch a button and you can record smooth, detailed Full HD video with stereo sound and get that cinematic look with 60/50 Progressive shooting. You can also keep moving video subjects crisp and clear with tracking autofocus.
Due to all the attractive features, the compact α Sony NEX-7 is well received and an increasing number of Sony lovers and shutterbugs were eagerly waiting for it and can’t wait to own it as soon as it launched. But some users have found that the latest FCP X can not recognized the 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files shot by the Sony NEX-7. Although the Sony Vegas, which can only be installed in Windows, can support and edit the MTS/M2TS files but it is not worth replacing the iMac with a Windows just for editing the Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS. Then how can we import Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Final Cut Pro X for editing?
Now we got an answer to the problem--- you have to convert/ transcode Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP X. Here recommended the best Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter for FCP X. It can not only do the conversion from Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP X, but also is equipped with some simple editing features, such as merging several videos into one file, deinterlacing the original footages, cropping video size, trimming video clips, adding special effects and text/image/video watermarks to output videos, thus it will be on the top of your list. Before you try to do the conversion, please make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
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Now goes the step-by-step guide for how to transcode Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes and then import the converted videos for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
Step1: Import Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to the top Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter for Mac.
Connect your Sony NEX-7 to your Apple with USB2.0. Launch Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter for Mac and then click the adding button to import your AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files.
You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert. If your MTS/M2TS files have already been transferred to your Apple hard drive, you can easily drag them to the best Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter.
Tip: If you have multiple Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to merge the Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files into one single file for FCP X so that you can play these files without interruption.
Step 2: Select an output format for FCP and set the output folder.
Click on the “Format” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sub list are there a few formats which are all compatible with FCP X. Here we recommend the Apple PreRes 422(HQ) if you give the priority to the quality of the converted videos. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Note: If you want the files to be in smaller size, you can follow Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov)/Apple ProRes 422(*mov) option. If your files size is at SD levels, you are advised to choose Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*mov), which is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings as well.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note 1: You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best quality for editing in Final Cut Pro X. If you want to have a smaller file size but keep the good quality, you can change the video size to 1440*1080.
Note 2: If you have to import Sony NEX-7 1080/50p MTS/M2TS to FCP X for editing, you have to convert/transcode Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/50p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes with 25fps as the Frame Rate and 1920*1080 as Video Size.
Step 4: Start converting your Sony NEX-7 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files to Apple ProRes for FCP X.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert Sony NEX-7 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
When the Sony NEX-7 1080/60p MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes conversion process is 100% completed, you will be able to get the output files for Final Cut Pro X by clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can easily import the converted and/or merged Sony NEX-7 AVCHD 1080/60p to Final Cut Pro X for editing with high quality without any trouble.
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