In this article you will learn the way to import Sony DSC-RX1R II recorded XAVC S and AVCHD MTS files into FCP X for editing, you will get the best software to transcode Sony RX1R II XAVC S and AVCHD files to Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro X, and then you can edit Sony RX1R II files with FCP X on Mac natively.
Sony RX1R II is a new camera that released not long ago, it equipped with 42MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Image Processor, this enables you to capture finely detailed images in an extraordinarily compact body. What’s more, it has world’s first variable optical low-pass filter system, Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm f/2 Lens, 3.0″ 1,228.8k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor, Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC. With this excellent camera you can shoot XAVC S, AVCHD MTS and MP4 videos.
“Hi there, I got the Sony RX1R II camera three days ago and I have recorded a lot of videos with this new camera, today I would like to import Sony RX1R II recordings into FCP X for editing, but when I try to load the videos I always get importing problems, the Final Cut Pro X seems can’t support Sony RX1R II files, I checked the recording formats and found they are in XAVC S MP4 and AVCHD MTS formats, it’s my first time to use this kind of camera so I am not familiar with the recording formats, are they not supported by FCP X? Can anyone tell me how can I edit Sony RX1R II files with FCP X natively? Thank you very much!”
Sony RX1R II camera is an ideal device for taking photos and recording full HD videos, you must have used it recorded some videos, it is usual to import recordings into Final Cut Pro X for editing before sharing with others. When you load videos from Sony RX1R II to FCP X do you have importing issue? Just like the question showed above, there are a few of Sony RX1R II camera users have encountered the Sony RX1R II to FCP X importing issue, what’s the reason caused this? It is because Sony RX1R II recorded XAVC S and AVCHD videos are not supported by FCP X well, if you check supported formats of FCP X on Apple official website you will find that Apple ProRes codec is the only natively supported codec of FCP X, only with Apple ProRes codec MOV format can you edit Sony RX1R II files with FCP X smoothly.
From the information above you may have known that the best way to edit Sony RX1R II files with FCP X is to convert Sony RX1R II XAVC S and AVCHD to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec, and then you can edit Sony RX1R II videos with Final Cut Pro X natively, there will be no problems anymore. To convert Sony RX1R II to FCP X, we would like to recommend the best video converter software for you, the program is called Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, with this program you can convert videos like XAVC S, AVCHD, MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, MPG, WMV, M4V, FLV, MTS, M2TS, MXF, etc. nearly all the video formats are supported such as convert AVCHD to FCP X, convert MXF to FCP X, etc. Now please get this Sony RX1R II video converter from the link, and we have prepared the easy steps that you can follow to convert Sony RX1R II to FCP X.
Step 1. Free download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this best Apple ProRes converter on your Mac computer.
Step 2. Launch this Sony RX1R II video converter you will see the main interface, click add files button you will be able to load the videos that you want to convert, you can also directly drag and drop the videos into the software, batch loading and converting is supported by this Sony RX1R II to FCP X converter.
Step 3. Click format column and choose output format. To edit Sony RX1R II files with FCP X natively, please select Final Cut Pro X -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is the best format for Final Cut Pro X.
Step 4. Before you convert Sony RX1R II files to FCP X, you can click Settings button on the main interface to adjust the output parameters like resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. if you don’t need to adjust please skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony RX1R II to FCP X conversion process.
When your Sony RX1R II XAVC S and AVCHD files are converted to Apple ProRes files, click open folder button to get the converted videos, and then you can import the converted videos into FCP X for editing natively. Just try this Sony RX1R II to FCP X converter, it will help you.
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