In this article, you will learn how to freely import and edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP 6/7/X.
I have got a 3D camcorder named Sony HDR-TD20 and recorded lots of 3D MTS files. I can edit 3D MTS videos in Avid&Premiere, but the issue was that FCP X refused all 3D MTS files. After searching online, I do find a solution. Keep reading if you are interested in.
If the 3D MTS video files have been copied to the computer, then you need to transcode them to something your editors prefer. HandBrake and MPEG Streamclip should work just fine. However, both tools mentioned were useless to me. To edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP, we need to first convert 3D MTS to Apple ProRes codec which is considered as the best codec for FCP. Finally, I found a perfect tool-Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac to deal with Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos.
Overall, it can help you quickly finish the conversion from 3D MTS to Apple ProRes MOV with original video quality. Besides that, it also offers other 3D outputs like 3D MP4 (Side-by-Side/Top bottom/Anaglyph) 3D MKV, 3D MOV, 3D WMV, 3D AVI presets to meet your different needs. If you are a PC user and wanna get ProRes codec on PC, Brorsoft MTS Converter windows version is your first choice. Now download the program and let’s learn how to do it.
How to Transcode Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP
Step One: Launch the Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS to FCP Converter and click Add button to load your media sources.
Step Two: Click “Format” and move to “Final Cut Pro” to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)” format for Final Cut Pro.
Step Three: Go to “Settings” page to adjust parameters like video codec, file size, video bitrate, frame rate, etc.
Step Four: Tap “Convert” button to start Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS to FCP conversion. In a munute, after conversion, you will get the generated Apple ProRes MOV file under “Open” panel. Now, it’s easy for you to edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS in FCP 6/7/X without any trouble.