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.