Sony FDR-AX53 camcorder is able to record to 4K XAVC S MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files, in this article you will get the best software to convert XAVC S MP4 and AVCHD MTS videos to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, and then you can edit Sony AX53 files with FCP X natively.
Sony FDR-AX53 is a 4K Ultra HD Handycam Camcorder that just comes to the market, this new camcorder is released by Sony at the begin of this year. Sony FDR-AX53 is a powerful camcorder, it uses many new technologies from Sony, such as Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom & 40x Clear Image Zoom, 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Microphone, etc. this new handycam camcorder has excellent recording ability, you can use it to record 4K and HD movies in the XAVC S MP4 format, you can also choose to record HD in AVCHD MTS format, the videos recorded by XAVC S and AVCHD are all in high quality.
Many users have got the Sony FDR-AX53 camcorder and most of them have recorded videos with it. On recording forums many users have reported that they can’t import XAVC S MP4 and AVCHD MTS from Sony FDR-AX53 to FCP X and edit the videos smoothly. What’s the reason? Why we can’t edit Sony AX53 files with FCP X smoothly? It is because Sony AX53 recorded videos are not supported by FCP X. From Apple FCP X product page you will know that FCP X native supported video codec is Apple ProRes codec, only with Apple ProRes codec can you edit videos natively with Final Cut Pro X. In this case, if you want to import videos from Sony FDR-AX53 to FCP X and edit natively, please convert Sony AX53 videos to FCP X Apple ProRes codec.
Free download Sony AX53 to FCP X Apple ProRes converter
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert videos from Sony AX53 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, it is able to convert any HD videos to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, AIC codec for iMovie, etc. you can also use this software to convert videos to other formats, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, MPG, FLV, etc. with this software you don’t need to worry about any video editing and playback issues, you can download this Sony AX53 to FCP X converter from the link below.
Step 1. Download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, this software will help you to transcode videos from Sony AX53 to FCP X on Mac, if you need to convert videos on Windows computer, you can also use the Windows version. This software is also able to convert MXF to FCP X.
Step 2. Run this Sony AX53 FCP X converter you will see the main interface, please click “Add Files” button to load Sony AX53 recorded 4K XAVC S MP4 files or AVCHD MTS files, batch loading and converting is supported. It will convert XAVC S to FCP X or convert AVCHD to FCP X with top quality.
Step 3. Select FCP X native supported format for output. Please click format column and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is the best format for FCP X editing. Besides the Apple ProRes codec, you can choose rich output formats according to your need.
Step 4. If you want to change the output video’s parameters, you can click Settings button on the main interface, and then you can adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony AX53 to FCP X conversion process.
Acrok software will convert your Sony AX53 videos at fast speed, when your Sony AX53 files are converted to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes codec, you can import converted videos into FCP X and edit natively, you don’t need to render again, and you won’t have any problems.
You must be logged in to post a comment.