Sony AXP55 is a new 4K camcorder with built-in projector, if you have used it and recorded some XAVC S 4K MP4 files or AVCHD MTS videos, from this article you will learn the best way to import videos from Sony AXP55 to FCP X and edit with native supported Apple ProRes codec.
Sony AXP55 is an excellent 4K handycam camcorder that released several weeks ago, it adapted new Exmor R CMOS sensor for 4K recording, new ZEISS 20x zoom 4K-compatible lens is equipped. What’s more, it supports high-bitrate recording in XAVC S format which clearly captures even changing scenes with a lot of motion. Sony AXP55 is able to shoot videos in 4K XAVC S MP4 format or 1080p AVCHD MTS and MP4 format, you can choose the recording mode according to your need.
Sony AXP55 recording format:
XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC/H.264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
XAVC S 4K: 3840×2160/30p (NTSC)/25p (PAL), 24p
XAVC S HD : 1920×1080/60p(NTSC)/50p(PAL), 30p(NTSC)/25p(PAL),24p
AVCHD:1920×1080/60p(NTSC)/50p(PAL)(PS),30p(NTSC)/25p(PAL)(FX,FH), 24p(FX,FH),60i(NTSC)/50i(PAL)(FX,FH), 1440×1080/60i(NTSC)/50i(PAL)(HQ,LP),
MP4: 1280×720 30p (NTSC)/25p (PAL), MP4: 1280×720 30p
Many users have recorded 4K XAVC S MP4 videos and AVCHD MTS videos with Sony FDR-AXP55, they have the need to import videos from Sony AXP55 to FCP X for professional editing, but it is not so easy to edit Sony AXP55 files with FCP X, because a few of users have found that Sony FDR-AXP55 files can’t be edited by FCP X smoothly, and they want a native Sony FDR-AXP55 to FCP X workflow. If you have the need to import XAVC S MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files from Sony AXP55 to FCP X, the best workflow is to convert Sony AXP55 videos to Apple ProRes codec, because the Apple ProRes codec is the native codec for FCP X editing, with Apple ProRes codec you don’t need to worry about any video importing and editing problems anymore.
The best software to convert Sony AXP55 videos to FCP X Apple ProRes codec is Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, this powerful software is able to convert Sony AXP55 recorded 4K XAVC S MP4 videos and 1080p AVCHD MTS files to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, and then you can edit Sony AXP55 files with FCP X smoothly. Nearly all the HD videos are supported, such as 4K XAVC S files, MKV, MOV, WMV, MP4, MTS, M2TS, MXF, AVI, etc. so it is good assistant for your camcorder. Now you can follow the link below to convert Sony AXP55 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec.
Step 1. Free download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this Sony AXP55 to FCP X converter on your computer. If you need to convert Sony AXP55 files on Windows, you can choose to use Windows version.
Step 2. Launch this Sony AXP55 to FCP X converter you will see the main interface, to load Sony AXP55 XAVC S MP4 files or AVCHD MTS files, you can click “Add Files” button on the top left corner, or directly drag and drop the videos into the software, this software will work as the best XAVC S to FCP X converter and AVCHD to FCP X converter.
Step 3. Select FCP X native supported format as output format. Just click format column and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is native format for Final Cut Pro X, you can also choose Apple ProRes 4444 or other formats according to your need.
Step 4. Before Sony AXP55 to FCP X conversion, you can click Settings button to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec and others, just change them according to your need.
Step 5. You can use the built-in video editing feature to edit Sony AXP55 files before the conversion, you can trim, crop, add watermark or adjust effect to Sony AXP55 videos.
Step 6. Click convert button on the main interface of the Sony AXP55 FCP X converter, Sony AXP55 to FCP X conversion will begin.
Tip: Besides XAVC S and AVCHD files, you can also use it to convert MXF to Apple ProRes 422.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will start Sony AXP55 to FCP X conversion immediately, just wait some time, when your Sony AXP55 XAVC S MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files are converted to Apple ProRes codec MOV files, you can load converted videos into Final Cut Pro X and edit as you want, you don’t need to render anymore. Just take a try on this best Apple ProRes converter, hope it can solve your problem.
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