Open Sony HDR-PJ810 1080P AVCHD MTS files in FCP 7/X

In this article, you will learn how to convert Sony HDR-PJ810 1080p AVCHD MTS files to FCP 7, FCP X native supported Apple ProRes codec for editing. Keep reading.

“I am not sure whether this question is asked before or not, but I can not find any solution after digging on Google. Do you know how to edit Sony HDR-PJ810 1080P AVCHD files in FCP X? I owned Sony HDR-PJ810 camera and recorded a lot of videos. Now, I need to edit all of them before uploading. Do you have any simple workflow for me?”

In fact, the answer is much simple if you read carefully on Apple official website. From apple Final Cut Pro X product page you will get the information that FCP X best supported video codec is Apple ProRes codec, therefore you need to convert unsupported videos to FCP X friendly Apple ProRes codec.

Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac program will help you to do the Sony HDR-PJ810 AVCHD to Apple ProRes conversion. With it, you can convert AVCHD .mts format to any video formats you need, such as FCP X Apple ProRes codec, Adobe Premiere Pro MPEG-2 format Avid Media Composer DNxHD codec, iMovie and FCE AIC codec, etc. For Windows users, Brorsoft MTS Converter PC version also offers Apple ProRes codec. Now, download the software and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Import HDR-PJ810 MTS files to FCP

One: Click “Add” button to load your source Sony PJ810 MTS files. Or you can drag&drop the files into the program directly.

Two: Brorsoft MTS Converter Mac offers optimized format presets for Final Cut Pro, “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)”, etc. Choose a one you need.

Tip: If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.

Three: Click “Convert” button to start Sony PJ810 MTS files to Apple ProRes conversion.

After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted footage for importing to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. Now, it is much easy for you to edit Sony PJ810 MTS files in FCP without any issue.

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How to Change AVCHD MTS to ProRes for FCP editing

Wanna import AVCHD MTS videos to FCP with Apple ProRes codec? This article will teach you how to convert .mts/.m2ts files to ProRes.

One of the most common questions that I get from people regarding the breed of HD-DSLR cameras is “What’s your post-workflow of AVCHD with FCP?”

“Hi guys, I shot something with the .mts format via Canon. My understanding is that AVCHD is extremely compressed. Do I need to encode AVCHD to FCP  friendly format so that I can edit AVCHD .mts videos in FCP?”

Simply put – all you need to do is to convert the native footage from the Canon, Sony, Panasonic .etc from the AVC H.264 format to a format that your computer and software will support. For me it’s simple given that I work with Final Cut Studio – Apple’s ProRes codec. What this means is that I simply convert the AVCHD footage to ProRes, the higher quality (and less compressed) codec with a professional third party program-Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac.

With it, you can easily transcode AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro on Mac within few clicks. Besides Apple ProRes codec, it also offers optimized codecs for other NLEs such as MPEG-2 for Premiere, DNxHD for Avid, AIC for iMovie and more. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter windows version. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Change AVCHD .mts to ProRes

Step 1: Download, install and launch the best MTS to ProRes Converter to import your .mts/.m2ts footages to it.

Step 2: Click format bar to choose “Apple ProRes” codec for AVCHD videos. You are provided with five Apple ProRes options listed as below. You can choose a proper one that fit your needs best according to the main difference of the five ProRes codecs. You’re recommended to choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, it’s best for FCP editing.

Step 3: You can click settings button in the main interface to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc, customize the parameters as you want.

Step 4: Hit “Convert” button to start transcoding AVCHD to Apple ProRes codec on Mac OS X. This conversion process will finish soon. Afterwards, click the “Open” button to locate the output files and import to FCP X/7/6.

In this way, you can easily import and edit your AVCHD video files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with ProRes codec smoothly.

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How to Import Sony 60p AVCHD videos to FCP 7/X for editing

This article outlines the recommended workflow for importing and editing Sony 60p AVCHD files in FCP 7/X.

“The latest FCP will not import 1080 60p AVCHD 2 videos directly from my Sony camera. The easy workaround is to copy the video files to the hard drive and then rewrap the 1080 60p (.mts and .m2ts) videos into FCP friendly fomat. Is that right?”

Posts Tagged as “1080 60p avchd rendering in FCP”. Many users have encountered such problem while transferring Sony 60p AVCHD to FCP 7/X. The reason that you can’t successfully ingest those recorded AVCHD footage on 1080 60P format to Final Cut Pro is limited by the FCP itself. Currently 1080/60p footage is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported in Final Cut Pro 6/7 even the latest FCP X.

For a fast and fluid 60p workflow with FCP 7/X , we need to transcode Sony 60fps AVCHD files to a more “edit” friendly codec for FCP like Apple ProRes with a powerful third party program. You can use Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac (Windows versionas the best Sony AVCHD Converter to re-wrap 60p AVCHD ro Apple ProRes MOV format. Besides FCP, it also offers other native codecs for NLEs such as AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere and so on. Now, download the software on Mac and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Transcode Sony 60p AVCHD videos to Apple ProRes for FCP 7/X

1. Import the Sony 60p MTS videos into program by clicking “Add” button. Or you can drag&drop the files to app directly. This program supports batch conversion.

2. Go to “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422” or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444” as the output format.

Tip: If you want to customize the output profile parameters, you can click settings button to adjust video size, bitrate, framerate, channels .etc.

3. Tap the convert button, the program will start Sony 60p AVCHD to FCP 7/X conversion immediately.

After conversion, you can locate encoded video files under “Open” panel for FCP post-production. Now, launch Final Cut Pro, choose File >> Import >> Files…to load your encoded Sony 60p MTS video files.

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Import Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to FCP

Looking for the best Sony FDR-AX53 MTS files to FCP workflow? This article will teach you how to edit Sony AX53 AVCHD in FCP without any issue.

One of my colleagues captured AVCHD videos via Sony FDR-AX53. And he asked me to edit videos in FCP X for uploading. Af far as I know, the Sony FDR-AX53 also can record videos in XAVC format. Here comes the question, why did he choose AVCHD? I am much familiar with XAVC videos in FCP workflow. Anyway, I searched online and found a simpler AVCHD to FCP workaround. Hope it also can give you some clues. Keep reading.

From Apple product page, only with Apple ProRes codec can you edit videos natively with Final Cut Pro 7/X. In this case, if you want to import Sony FDR-AX53 MTS to FCP 7/X and edit natively, you’d better convert Sony AX53 videos to Apple ProRes codec first.

Guide: Convert Sony FDR-AX53 MTS videos to ProRes for FCP

First download Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac.

It’s designed directly to convert AVCHD.MTS/.M2TS to FCP natively supported Apple ProRes. In addition, this Mac AVCHD converter also supports converting AVCHD MTS footage to iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Express and more to meet your needs. Brorsoft MTS Converter Windows version also offers ProRes codec.

Step 1: Set up and run the Mac MTS to FCP Converter, you can click “Add” button to load Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD MTS source files.

Step 2: Choose “Final Cut Pro-Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as outout format.

Tip: Go to “Settings” page to adjust proper video/audio parameters if necessary.

Step 3: Tap “Convert” to start converting Sony FDR-AX53 MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes 422 codec. After conversion just click the “Open” button to locate converted video files for FCP post-production seamlessly.

Launch Final Cut Pro X/7/FCP 6, choose File >> Import >> Files…, and browse to where you save the converted AVCHD clips to. Choose the videos that you’d like to add.