Sony RX100 V is able to shoot AVCHD MTS videos and 4K XAVC S MP4 videos, in this article we will share the best Sony RX100 V to FCP X workflow with you, and then you can load recorded videos from Sony RX100 V to FCP X for editing with native supported Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec.
RX100 V is the latest compact digital camera from Sony, the Sony RX100 series cameras have attracted a few of users, Sony RX100 V series cameras can offer us high quality photos and videos. The new Sony RX100 V is equipped with 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor, BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI, Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log2 Gamma, Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* f/1.8-2.8 Lens, so Sony RX100 V is very powerful, it is good choice if you want a camera that has high quality for photos and videos.
Sony RX100 V to FCP X Editing Issue
“Hello, in recent days I used Sony RX100 V recorded some footages for my company, I checked these footages and found they are in 1080p AVCHD MTS format and 4K XAVC S MP4 format, I tried to load Sony RX100 V videos to FCP X for editing on Mac, but I found the Final Cut Pro X can’t edit Sony RX100 V recorded MTS videos and XAVC S MP4 videos smoothly, my friend suggest me to transcode Sony RX100 V videos to Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro X, can you give some suggestions for me? Thank you for your help.”
Sony RX100 V is a compact digital camera that can shoot high quality photos as well as record 4K UHD videos, with Sony RX100 V you can record full HD 1080p AVCHD MTS files and 4K XAVC S MP4 files, the two video formats can maintain high quality for you. But, when you import recorded videos from Sony RX100 V to FCP X for editing, you will meet with problems. Just like the issue showed above, you will find that FCP X can’t edit Sony RX100 V MTS videos and XAVC S MP4 videos well, what’s the reason? It is caused by the FCP X video format limitation. From Apple Final Cut Pro X official page you will learn that Final Cut Pro X native supported format is Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format, if your videos are in other formats, they will not be supported by Final Cut Pro X natively, and you will meet with importing and editing issues.
What’s the best workflow to import and edit Sony RX100 V videos with FCP X? It is to convert videos from Sony RX100 V to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format, and then you can import converted videos into Final Cut Pro X for editing natively. To convert files from Sony RX100 V to FCP X, we want to introduce the best Sony RX100 V to FCP X converter for you, this program is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, this is powerful software that can help you to convert HD videos to FCP X Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec, besides HD videos, it can also rip latest Blu-ray and DVD disc movies to unprotected common videos for playing on any devices, if you want cheaper software, you can also try Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, this program can convert HD videos to FCP X Apple ProRes or any other formats you need, but Blu-ray and DVD is not supported by Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac.
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, install this program on your computer, run it you will see the brief main interface.
Step 2. Click “Add Files” button to import Sony RX100 V recorded videos, you can load several files at one time, you can also directly drag and drop videos into the software for converting. If you want to rip Blu-ray and DVD movies, please click “Load Disc” button to import.
Step 3. Choose FCP X native supported format for output. Just click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is native editing format for FCP X.
Step 4. Before convert videos from Sony RX100 V to FCP X, if you want to adjust the output videos’ parameters, you can click “Settings” button, and then you can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. according to your need.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony RX100 V to FCP X conversion process.
Just wait some time, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert your videos at top speed and high quality, when the Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X conversion is finished, you can get the converted videos and then import them into Final Cut Pro X, and then you can edit Sony RX100 V files with FCP X in native supported codec and format. Just take a try!
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