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EOS Converter-Transcode Canon DSLR 550D Video to ProRes 422 in Full HD 1080p for FCP editing


Convert/Import Canon Rebel T2i/550D 1080/30fps H.264 MOV to ProRes 422 Codec for FCP 6/7 <br /><br />Canon EOS Digital Rebel T2i / 550D recorded videos are saved in H.264 for image and linear PCM for audio. You can choose different recording modes like full HD 1920&times;1080p at 30/25/24 fps, HD/SD 1280&times;720p/640&times;480 at 60/50 fps. Even though the videos are saved in .mov format, you may also face problem importing the video to Final Cut Pro. So you need a Mac Canon EOS Video Converter for converting and importing 550D1080p MOV for Final Cut Pro without rendering. Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac is the recommended <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Mac Canon EOS Converter</a></b> for you to edit Digital Rebel T2i / 550D videos. <br /><br />Below is the quick guide for those who have a hard time editing Canon EOS Digital Rebel T2i / 550D H.264 MOV files to ProRes 422 at 30fps in Final Cut Pro 6 or 7. <br /><br />Step 1. Download Canon 550D MOV files to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac. <br />Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/06/convertimport-canon-rebel-t2i550d-108030fps-mov-to-fcp-with-prores-codec/">Canon EOS Rebel T2i H.264 MOV to ProRes MOV converter</a></b> on Mac OS X. Click the "Add" button to import .mov files from the camera. <br /><br />Step 2. Choose MOV format with ProRes 422. <br />Click the "Format" option, and navigate to Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Digital SLR camera video converter will convert H.264 mov to prores 422 mov. <br /><br />You may notice that there are also other options like Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), DVCPRO HD 1920*1080 30fps etc. <br /><br />Step 3. Choose 1080p size with 30fps. <br />Click the "Settings" button and choose 1920*1080 from the video size drop-down box to keep the original HD resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. Click the drop-down box for frame rate, and you can choose 30fps. <br /><br />Step 4. <b>Convert DSLR video to ProRes 422 HQ MOV for FCP.</b> <br />Click the convert button under the preview window, the <b>Mac Canon 550D DSLR video converter</b> will start <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/06/eos-converter-transcode-canon-dslr-550d-video-to-prores-422-in-full-hd-1080p-for-fcp-editing/">converting DSLR video to ProRes 422 in full HD 1080p for FCP editing</a></b>. <br /><br />After the conversion, you can import ProRes mov to Final Cut Pro without rendering.Hope you enjoy the optimal way to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">convert Canon H.264 mov to ProRes 422 for FCP 7 and 6</a></b>, so that you can edit the H.264 files easily.

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Best Conversion to ProRes 422-Convert/Merge Flip Videos to ProRes MOV for FCP on Mac


The <b>Flip Video</b> is a camcorder for digital video created by Pure Digital Technologies. Variants include the Flip Ultra, the Flip UltraHD, the Flip MinoHD (1hr), the Flip MinoHD (2hrs) and the Flip SlideHD. The great Flip Video camcorders record videos in 640&times;480 resolution at 30 frames per second, using the MPEG-4 ASP video compression. The high definition versions record at 1280 x 720 resolution using H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression and the MP4 file format. <br /><br />However, Flip Video can not edit in iMovie, FCP, FCE etc. How to convert Flip Video to iMovie, FCP, FCE etc for editing Flip Video easily? <br />Now with <b>Aunsoft <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Mac Flip Video Converter</a></b>, you can convert Flip Video, Flip HD Video files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, ProRes 4444 MOV, Apple Intermediate Codec MOV etc with no loss of quality for above uses. At the same time, you can get perfect video/audio synchronization, fast conversion speed and editing your Flip Video by trimming, cropping, merging, adding watermark, effecting and more. <br /><br />Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/06/best-conversion-to-prores-422-convertmerge-flip-videos-to-prores-mov-for-fcp-on-mac/">convert Flip Video to ProRes Codec on Mac</a> (*.mov)</b> for editing in Final Cut Pro. <br /><b>Step1:</b> Download, launch the Aunsoft Flip Video Converter and add your Flip Video files to the program. <br /><b>Step 2. Choose Final Cut Pro-Apple ProRes (*.mov) output format.</b> <br />Click the "Format" option and navigate the mouse cursor to <b>Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)</b> as output format. The Mac Flip Video to FCP Converter will <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">convert Flip Video to Apple FCP ProRes MOV</a></b> with high quality. (<b>Tip:</b> The Apple ProRes (*.mov), DVCPROHD (*.mov), HDV (*.mov) formats under Final Cut Pro output profile are available when your FCP is installed on Mac). <br /><br />Step 3. <b>Merge Flip footage Video files. (optional)</b> <br />Tick the checkbox for "Merge into one file", and the Flip Video to FCP Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output. <br /><br />Step 4. <b>Convert Flip Footage Video to Apple ProRes (*.MOV) for Final Cut Pro</b>. <br />Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Flip Video to FCP Converter will start the conversion from Flip MP4 Video to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut. <br /><br />After the conversion, you can easily <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Import Apple Prores MOV to Final Cut Pro without rendering</a> for editing</b>. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br />If you would like to edit Flip MP4 Video with FCE/iMovie, Avid, etc, you can convert Flip Video to Mac itself bring format like Apple Intermediate Codec, DV PAL/NTSC, DVCPRO NTSC/PAL, DVCPRO50 PAL/NTSC (*.MOV) for FCE and iMovie, or transcode flip videoS to Avid DNxHD (*.mov) for Avid on Mac.

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Transcode/Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS Video to FCP Apple ProRes 422 without rendering on Mac


<b>Apple ProRes 422</b> is a standard-definition and high-definition lossy video compression format developed by Apple Inc. for use in post production. It was introduced in 2007 with Final Cut Studio 2 and is comparable to Avid's DNxHD codec which has the same purpose and uses similar bit rates. Both are DCT basedintra-frame-only codecs, and are therefore simpler to decode than distribution oriented formats like H.264. FCP/FCP7 is Mac based editing software which supports transcoding AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for further editing. <br /><br /><b>AVCHD MTS/M2TS</b> files produced by HD camcorder like Panasonic HDC-TM700, HDC-HS700, HDC-SD700/SD600, Sony CX350, Sony CX550, Canon HF200, etc are not the preferred formats by FCP/FCP7. Even you will have problem for transferring and logging these MTS, M2TS videos. <br /><br />So the program you need is a great <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Mac MTS Video to Apple ProRes 422 Converter</a></b>. With it, you can convert any HD camcorder 1080 60p/50p, 1080i AVCHD (*.mts, *.m2ts), 720p AVCHD lite files to Apple ProRes 422 for editing with Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro 7 on Mac. <br /><br />Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/06/transcodeconvert-avchd-mtsm2ts-video-to-fcp-apple-prores-422-without-rendering-on-mac/">Transcode/Import AVCHD to FCP Apple ProRes 422 Codec (*.mov)</a></b> for editing. <br /><br />Step 1. Download MTS/M2TS files to Apple computer. <br />Connect your AVCHD camcorder c to Apple computer via USB cable, find the .mts, *.m2ts files from the camera folder like PRIVATE &gt; AVCHD &gt; BDMV &gt; STREAM. Then copy and transfer the .mts, *.m2ts files from camera to the Apple hard drive disk. <br /><br />Step 2. Import MTS/M2TS files to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac. <br />Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">best AVCHD to FCP Apple ProRes Converting software</a></b>, and click the "Add" button to load AVCHD .mts or .m2ts videos. You may also directly drag and drop the AVCHD video to application UI for importing files. <br /><br />Step 3. Choose Final Cut Pro-Apple ProRes (*.mov) output format. <br />Click the "Format" option and navigate the mouse cursor to <b>Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)</b> as output format. The Mac MTS/M2TS Video to FCP Converter will convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 MOV with high quality. (<b>Tip:</b> The Apple ProRes (*.mov), DVCPROHD (*.mov), HDV (*.mov) formats under Final Cut Pro output profile are available when your FCP is installed on Mac). <br /><br />Step 4. <b>Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS video to Apple ProRes (*.MOV) for Final Cut Pro</b>. <br />Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac MTS/M2TS to FCP Converter will start the conversion from AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut. <br /><br />After the conversion, you can easily import <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Apple Prores 422 to Final Cut Pro without rendering</a></b> for editing. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br /><br />If you would like to edit AVCHD MTS/M2TS with FCE/iMovie, Avid, etc, you can convert MTS/M2TS to Mac itself bring format like Apple Intermediate Codec, DV PAL/NTSC, DVCPRO NTSC/PAL, DVCPRO50 PAL/NTSC (*.MOV) for FCE and iMovie, or transcode MTS/M2TS to Avid DNxHD (*.mov) for Avid on Mac.

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Convert TM900 1080/60p and 1080/50p AVCHD MTS footage to ProRes 422 for Editing FCP 6/7


Edit TM900 1080p 28Mbps AVCHD MTS to ProRes 422 in FCP

The HDC-TM900 High Definition Camcorder is a HD offering from Panasonic.While you record 2D videos in 1080/60p (1080/50p for PAL model) at 28Mbps with Panasonic HDC-TM900 .If you would like to put the AVCHD videos from TM900 to Final Cut Studio for editing, a third party software shall be needed to handle the 1080/60p and 1080/50p footage to ProRes 422 for FCP 6/7. Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac is the recommended Panasonic TM900 AVCHD to ProRes converter for high quality video editing on Mac with less compressed Apple ProRes format.

Apple ProRes 422 , Apple ProRes 4444,introduced in Final Cut Studio, was advertised to one of the codecs to result in less compression and higher data rate/higher quality files for HD editing in Final Cut Pro.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to Convert,import and edit Panasonic HDC-TM900 MTS to Apple PreRes 422 MOV to Final Cut Pro/FCP7 without rendering on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load Panasonic HDC-TM900 videos to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best MTS video to ProRes converter on Mac, click the "Add" button and you can browse the TM900 28Mbps videos for conversion.

Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. The video to ProRes 422 converter will transcode Panasonic HDC-TM900 1080p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro native format.

Step 3. Choose 1080p size with 60 or 50fps.
Click the "Settings" button and choose 1920*1080 from the video size drop-down box to keep the original HD resolution. Click the drop-down box for frame rate, and choose 60fps or 50fps as output video frame rate. The frame rate option depends on your source videos in NTSC or PAL model. Click the OK button to save the changes and the Mac AVCHD video converter will convert 1080p AVCHD videos to 1080p ProRes 422 Mac FCP compatible native format.

Step 4. Convert 28Mbps MTS to Apple ProRes for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the conversion from Panasonic TM900 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV Final Cut Pro Native Format will start immediately.

After converting and merging the Panasonic HDC-TM900 AVCHD files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video is in HD 1920×1080.Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro.

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Convert and Merge Panasonic TM700/HS700 MTS to ProRes MOV for FCP 7 on Mac


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To maximize the beauty of Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 progressive recording*, Panasonic worked to develop the ideal camera system. <br /><b>Panasonic HDC-HS700</b>,New 1080/50p recording (Full-HD, 1920 x 1080, 50 progressive recording) conveys about twice the information of 1080i (interlace) recording to produce the ultimate beauty in image quality, exceeding even conventional Full-HD images. It minimizes afterimages and flickering caused by subject motion and renders crisp, detailed images. 64GB SDXC card can record approximately 27 hours 30 minutes of 1920 x 1080i High Definition video in HE mode, and approximately 5 hours 20 minutes of 1920 x 1080p full High Definition video in 1080/50p mode. <br />Final Cut Pro is supposed to support AVCHD Lite import, but it does not work very well.If you encounter any problem using GH2 AVCHD Lite on Mac, or want to edit TM700/HS700 1080p MTS in FCP/FCP 7, it is recommended that you convert TM700 Full HD to common MOV for FCP/FCP 7.So you may face the rendering problem when editing in Final Cut Pro. To avoid waiting for rendering in Final Cut when editing, it is recommended want to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Transcode AVCHD to ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro</a></b> native format. <br /><br />Apple ProRes,Apple ProRes 422,Apple ProRes 4444,introduced in Final Cut Studio, was advertised to one of the codecs to result in less compression and higher data rate/higher quality files for HD editing in Final Cut Pro. <br /><br />Here is the step-by-step guide for you to <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/06/convert-and-merge-tm700hs700-mts-to-prores-mov-for-fcp-7-on-mac/">Convert and Merge TM700/HS700 AVCHD MTS to PreRes 422 MOV</a></b> for Editing in FCP/FCP7 without rendering on iMac or MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Snow Leopard. <br /><br />Step 1. Load Panasonic TM700/HS700 videos to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac. <br />Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best <b>TM700 AVCHD Video to ProRes Converter on Mac</b>, click the "Add" button and you can browse the TM700/HS700 1080p videos for conversion. <br /><br />Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro. <br />Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to <b>Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)</b> as output format. The video to ProRes 422 converter will transcode Panasonic DMC-GH2 1080 AVCHD Lite to Final Cut Pro native format. <br /><br />Step3. <b>Merge Panasonic 700 1080p AVCHD files. (Optional)</b> <br />Tick the checkbox for "Merge into one file", and the Panasonic TM700/HS700 1920&times;1080 AVCHD converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output. <br /><br />Step 4. <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/06/convert-and-merge-tm700hs700-mts-to-prores-mov-for-fcp-7-on-mac/">Convert Panasonic TM700/HS700 videos to Apple ProRes for FCP</a></b>. <br />Click the convert button under the preview window, the conversion from <b>Panasonic Camcorder AVCHD to FCP Native Format ProRes 422</b> will start immediately. <br /><br />After converting and merging the Panasonic TM700/HS700 AVCHD files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video is in HD 1920&times;1080.Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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50p/60p Converter-Transcode CX360 MTS to ProRes for FCP X Editing


Merge/Edit Sony CX360V 1920x1080 50p/60p AVCHD to ProRes 422(HQ)(*mov) on FCP X with Highest quality <br /><br />I used Sony HDR-CX360V to record 1920x1080 50p/60p AVCHD MTS files, which are not compatible with FCP X. So in order to edit the movies on FCP X, conversion from <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">MTS in 50/60 progressive mode to ProRes</a></b> is necessary. <br /><br />I've tried Clipwrap, Toast and Aunsoft to carry out the conversion. Clipwrap failed because it cannot export 50/60 progressive mode; Toast completed converting but the quality is badly affected. <br /><br />Only Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac successfully converted the 50p/60p MTS to ProRes 422 with no loss of quality. I really want to say that it is the best software to <b>Transcode Sony HDR-CX360V 1920x1080 50p/60p AVCHD MTS footage for FCP X</b> that I've ever used. <br /><br />Here is the step-by-step guide to quickly <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/07/transcode-sony-cx360-50p60p-avchd-mts-footage-to-prores-422-hq-for-fcp-x-editing/">Convert/Edit Sony CX360 50p/60p MTS to ProRes 422 (*.mov) on FCP X</a></b>. <br /><br />1. Importing 50p/60p AVCHD MTS files to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac <br />Use a USB cable to Connect Sony HDR-CX360V to Mac. Follow the popup window and wizard to complete the import. <br /><br />2. <b>Merging and converting 50p/60p AVCHD MTS files</b> to what you want. <br />After the MTS movies are imported, select one or several videos you would like to convert and then drag and drop them to Movies tab. You can choose the files to be joined as one whole, or create a single movie for each file. Then click the "set parameter" button. Choose Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov) under Final Cut Pro as its output format and choose "50" (or 60) for the frame rate. <br /><br />3. Export Apple ProRes 422(HQ) for editing on FCP X <br />After setting the output format and frame rate, click the "Export" button and conversion from <b>1920x1080</b> 50p/60p AVCHD MTS files to Apple ProRes 422(HQ)(*mov) starts. <br /><br />After the conversion is completed, <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Import and Edit ProRes 422 (HQ) on FCP X</a></b>. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br />If you want to join/merge Sony HDR-CX360V AVCHD MTS clips and <b>play on WDTV Live with original quality</b>, you can use Aunsoft Final Mate to import MTS files and flawlessly export MKV without transcoding.

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Convert/Import Canon HF M300 MTS Videos to ProRes for Final Cut Pro X with High Quality on Mac


Canon FCP X-Transcode/Edit Canon HF M300 MTS to ProRes 422 for FCP X <br /><br />To save the storage space of my Canon HFM300 and shoot more ,I used to copy the videos I like from the camcorder to my Mac and delete the others. Recently I want to edit the videos I shot in my graduation year with FCP X and then share the MP4 videos on youtube. The problem is that I do not have the whole BDMV folder and therefore, cannot import MTS Videos to FCP X on Mac. I tried many products and thanks to <b>Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> - <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">2011 Best Import and Edit Software</a></b>, it helps me solve the problem. Following I am very glad to share my experience of importing MTS files with Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac and <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/07/editimport-canon-hf-m300-mts-videos-to-prores-for-final-cut-pro-x-on-mac-with-high-quality/">Import and Convert MTS files to Apple ProRes for editing on FCP X</a></b>. <br /><br />1. Import MTS videos from Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br />One great feature of Final Mate for Mac is that it can import MTS files without the whole BDMV folder. Click the "Add A Path" icon to browse the Mac and select a folder where MTS video files are saved, then click "OK" to display the videos. The MTS files are imported to the Final Mate for Mac. <br /> <br />2. Create a movie for conversion. <br />Click the drop-down button of "Add A Movie" icon and choose "For Conversion" to create a blank movie. Then drag and drop the MTS files from Camcorder Tab to the blank movie. <br /><br />3. <b>Export Apple ProRes or Apple ProRes 422 for Editing on FCP X</b>. <br />Click the little icon on the right side of the movie and choose its output format as "Apple ProRes 422" under "final cut pro", click the "Export" button and Start <b>Convert Canon MTS to ProRes/ProRes 422</b> <br /> <br />4. <b>Edit Apple ProRes on FCP X</b>. <br />After conversion is completed, you can <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Edit Apple ProRes on FCP X</a></b> and then share it to youtube. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br />Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac can only import videos of AVCHD, TOD, MOD temporarily, for videos of other formats like mxf, mov and mp4,you can use <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Video Converter for Mac</a></b>to help you.

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Import/Convert Canon XF300 MXF movies to Apple ProRes for editing on FCP X


Edit Canon XF300 MXF on FCP X?Transcode MXF to Apple ProRes 422 First <br /><br />Are you trying to <b>import the HD MXF videos shot with your DSLR camcorder to FCP X</b>? If so, you must be extremely disappointed to see the mxf files being grey and cannot be imported. I have just encountered the same problem. <br /><br />I shot many mxf videos with my Canon XF300 and wanted to edit them on FCP X, but the problem is that FCP X refused to import them. I turned to Yahoo Answer and found Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac,it helps me <b>convert MXF files from Canon XF300 to Apple ProRes</b> easily. <br /><br />Following I would like to share the quick steps of <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/07/importconvert-canon-xf300-mxf-movies-to-apple-prores-for-editing-on-fcp-x/">Transcode Canon XF300 MXF to Apple ProRes for Editing on FCP X</a></b>. <br /><br />Step 1: Import MXF files from Canon XF300 to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac <br />Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best converter to transcode Canon XF300 videos to Apple ProRes 422.Cick the "Add" button to import mxf files from Canon XF300 to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac. <br /> <br />Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes for FCP X <br />After the movies are loaded, click the "format" button and choose their export format "Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*mov)". Click "Browse" to specify the output destination. <br /> <br />Step 3: Convert mxf videos of Canon XF300 to Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) for FCP X. <br />After setting the output format and destination, click the "Convert" button under the preview window and conversion from Canon XF300 mxf files to Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) starts immediately. It will complete in a few minutes. <br /><br />Then you can enjoy your time <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">editing HD ProRes movies on FCP X</a></b>.

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Best Mac MXF File Converter-Import/Edit Canon MXF Files to ProRes 422 MOV to FCP


Best Mac MXF File Converter-Import/Edit Canon MXF Files to ProRes 422 MOV to FCP

MXF file format comes from like Panasonic HVX200/HPX300, Canon XF300/XF305, Sony EX camera, etc. It is not compatible with many programs just like Apple Final Cut Pro. So Convert MXF file to FCP MOV Video is a necessary step to do if you want watch your video from your camcorder which export mxf file.

And we know that Apple ProRes 422 , Apple ProRes 4444,introduced in Final Cut Studio, was advertised to one of the codecs to result in less compression and higher data rate/higher quality files for HD editing in Final Cut Pro.

Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly Convert/Edit MXF to Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) Final Cut Pro on Final Cut Studio,Final Cut Pro 7 on Mac.

Step 1. Add MXF videos to Aunsoft MXF Video Converter for Mac.
Connect your MXF Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac MXF to FCP Apple ProRes Converter . and click the "Add" button to load .mxf videos.

Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro.
Click the "Format" option, choose the Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) and navigate to the Final Cut Pro group, you will notice that there are profiles with Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT), Apple ProRes 422(Proxy), Apple ProRes 4444. Here we choose Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov) as output format. (The Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) codec is intended for offline editing and contains 30 percent of the data rate of Apple ProRes 422, and I recommend you to select Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT) MOV for outputting.)

Step 3. Merge Canon MXF files. (Optional)
Tick the checkbox for "Merge into one file", and the Mac MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting MXF videos to Apple ProRes MOV, and joining the MXF files for editing in Final Cut Studio.

After Converting and Merging the MXF files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video .Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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Convert Canon MXF files to ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro X Editing and QuickTime Playback


Canon XF Plugin not work for FCP X-MXF files Import to FCP X for Convert MXF to ProRes <br />Best Canon XF video converter on Mac-Canon XF100 to ProRes for FCP X <br /><br />I have a Canon XF100 and would like to get the videos to FCP X. However, there is no Log and Transfer option, and the iSight runs when I click the camcorder button on FCP X. I googled and noticed that there is Canon XF plugin for FCP 7, but <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">Canon XF plugin not work for FCP X</a></b> yet. <br /><br />As Canon XF Plugin does not work for FCP X, I have to look for the workaround for editing Canon MXF files on Mac. I find Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as a great tool to make the videos compatible to Final Cut X. It would <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/07/convert-canon-mxf-files-to-prores-422-for-final-cut-x-editing-and-quicktime-playback/">Convert Canon .mxf files to ProRes</a></b> 422 and ProRes 422 (HQ), so that I can import into Final Cut X, export ProRes 422 at the same settings as the original and play it with QuickTime. <br /><br />Below is the simple step-by-step guide to convert Canon MXF files to ProRes 422 for Final Cut X editing and QuickTime playback. <br /><br />First, download Canon XF100 videos to Mac with Canon XF Utility. You will get the folder with files like .CIF, .THM, .MXF and .SIF. <br /><br />Second, import .MXF files to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac. Just run it as best <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/07/convert-canon-mxf-files-to-prores-422-for-final-cut-pro-x-editing-and-quicktime-playback/">Canon XF video converter on Mac</a></b>, then click the Add button to import .mxf files or drag and drop the files to the application UI. <br /><br />Third, choose Apple ProRes with 1920x1080 output. Click the format option to choose Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as output format. Click the Settings button to choose 1920x1080 as video size. <br /> <br />Fourth, click the convert button under the preview window to start converting Canon XF100 files to ProRes for FCP X. <br /><br />Soon after the conversion is done, you can import the <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/video-converter-mac/">ProRes files to Final Cut X</a></b> and enjoy HD video editing and playback. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br />If you are using iMovie, Final Cut Express, just choose Apple Intermedia Codec as output format for HD video editing.

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Join various MTS files-Import and Convert different AVCHD MTS files to ProRes for FCP


Join/Convert Panasonic/Canon/Sony/JVC various MTS to ProRes for FCP without rendering <br />Edit all MTS Videos on FCP-Merge/Convert HD Camcorder MTS files to FCP ProRes on Mac <br /><br />As the reason of recent activities, I have a lot of <b>different .mts Videos for Editing</b>. These .mts video most are from camera, camcorder, like Sony CX700, XR520,Sony Nex-5, Canon HF G10, HG20,HF100,Panasonic HDC-TM90,SD700,Lumix GH2.etc.Some .mts videos can be directly into FCP editing, some not. So in order to <b>Edit all MTS Videos on FCP</b>, I need a converter to <b>Import and Convert various MTS</b>. But separating each video conversion is a lot of trouble, so I will need to <b>merge those mts videos into one and convert</b>. Through Google search, I found Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is the recommended <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">MTS Joiner/Converter</a></b>- can <b>join and convert mts to FCP for editing on Mac</b>. Then I download and try it. And I had successfully <b>converted a total of 15.8G mts files to MOV and edit on FCP</b>, I choose the Apple ProRes MOV as output format, so that I can <b>import prores mov to fcp without rendering</b>. <br /><br />Following is the experience of using Final Mate for Mac to <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/06/joinconvert-panasoniccanonsonyjvc-various-mts-to-prores-for-fcp-without-rendering/">Merge and Convert Panasonic/Canon/Sony/JVC various AVCHD MTS files to ProRes 422 for editing on FCP</a></b>. <br /><br />Step 1 : Import various mts Files from Computer to <b>Final Mate for Mac</b>. <br />Click "Add" to browse computer and select a folder where video files are saved, then click "OK" to display all video files including various MTS files in Resource Tab. <br /><br />Step 2. Create a Movie for <b>Combining/Converting AVCHD MTS files</b>. <br />Soon after the mts files are imported, you need to create a movie for conversion. There are two ways for you to create a Movie for <b>converting imported various MTS files</b>. <br /><br />- The easiest one is dragging and dropping displayed various MTS files from Resource Tab to a single Movie. <br /><br />- Another way is clicking the drop-down button of "Add Movie" icon and choose "For Conversion" to create a blank movie. And then drag and drop the video clips from Resource Tab to the blank movie in Movies Tab. In this way, all video clips will be merged as one single movie for conversion. <br /> <br />Step 3. <b>Export ProRes video file for Final Cut Studio</b>. <br />Click the Export and choose Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov) to output format for editing in Final Cut Pro. <b>Apple ProRes 422 , Apple ProRes 4444</b>,introduced in Final Cut Studio, was advertised to one of the codecs to result in less compression and higher data rate/higher quality files for HD editing in Final Cut Pro. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> You are free to set/adjust output ProRes MOV files parameters (Bit rate - high quality, Frame rate - 30, Resolution/Size - 1920 x 1080, channel - 5.1 channel) to make a good output quality. <br /> <br />Step 4. Click OK to start <b>Joining and Converting different AVCHD MTS to ProRes</b>. <br />Click OK button, the software will automatic <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Join and Convert the various mts files into one big files</a></b>. <br /><br />When the conversion is finished, you can get big files for <b>importing and editing on Final Cut Pro without rendering</b>. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> If you are using Final Cut Pro 5 or lower version, ProRes is not the best format for you. However, you can choose QuickTime Movie Format &gt; Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) as output format for editing on Mac.

on Mar 13, 2019 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Body Only...

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Transfer/Convert Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD MTS Movie to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac


Transfer/Convert Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD MTS Movie to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac <br /><br />Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 is listed as one of the best home movie camcorders by Lori Grunin, senior editor from CNET.com. However, people are not giving a high credit for this camcorder. Just like Lori puts it in her review for Sony CX150: "Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-CX150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality." <br /><br />For many Mac users, editing AVCHD footage on Final Cut Pro is not very pleasant with many problems & frustration, though Final Cut Pro 6.0.1 claims to give native AVCHD support. In the guide, I will share with you how to batch convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos to Apple ProRes format for smooth editing in FCP without rendering. <br /><br />Featured <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Camcorder Software for Mac OS X</a></b> - <b>Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> <br />Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac, a useful camcorder software program for Mac OS X, make it easy to capture AVCHD videos from camcorder, edit in Timeline for joining/cutting/splitting MTS/M2TS files, AVCHD lossless output for HD memories on TV, export to Final Cut or iMovie with provided Apple ProRes codecs & Apple Intermediate Codec, or share the fun online. <br /><br /><b>Highlights of Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> <br />- Full HD support for AVCHD, TOD, MOD camcorders <br />- Support merging/spitting AVCHD without conversion <br />- Convert camcorder footage to Apple ProRes, AIC, Avid DNxHD Codec <br /><br /><b>How to <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-cx150_avchd_mts_to_prores_for_editing_in_final_cut_pro/">Transfer/Convert Sony CX150 AVCHD to Apple ProRes</a> on Mac OS X</b> <br />Learn how to convert AVCHD MTS or M2TS files to Apple ProRes codec via Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac with Sony CX150 as an example in the guide. <br /><br />Step 1. Import AVCHD MTS from CX150 to program. <br />There are two ways to import AVCHD videos to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br /><br />- Capture AVCHD videos from CX150 camcorder <br /><br />If you choose to import videos directly from camcorder to the program, first of all, please turn on Sony CX150 and connect it to your Mac via USB cable. Launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac and follow camcorder wizard to import videos to the program. Imported Sony mts files will be shown on Camcorder Tab of the program. <br /> <br />- Import AVCHD videos from computer <br /><br />If you have already transferred video footage from camcorder to your computer, you can browse the file path through "Add" icon. Then all AVCHD videos in the folder will show in Resource Tab of Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br /> <br />Step 2. <b>Join MTS clips into one for conversion</b>. <br />In order to join AVCHD mts clips of Sony CX150 into a complete movie, all you have to do is to <b>drag & drop AVCHD videos</b> from Camcorder Tab or Resource Tab to Movies Tab. During the process, a pop-out window will show as below: <br /> <br />Choose "Create A Single Movie" to merge Sony CX160 MTS clips into one movie. <br /><br />Step 3. <b>Convert AVCHD Movie to Apple ProRes</b>. <br />Click on Export and then choose "Export into Editor". In the panel, please follow Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 to confirm your output format to <b><a href="http://sony-mts-converter.com/2011/06/transferconvert-sony-hdr-cx150-avchd-mts-movie-to-apple-prores-for-final-cut-pro/">Convert Sony CX160V AVCHD Movie to FCP ProRes format</a></b>. <br /> <br />Step 4. <b>Transfer output ProRes MOV to Final Cut Pro</b>. <br />Import exported ProRes MOV movie from Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to Final Cut Pro and start your smooth editing without rendering. <br /><br />If you love video making on Mac OSX, Aunsoft Final Mate is highly recommended as a practical <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Camcorder Software on Mac</a></b>. <br /><br />Tip: You may also want to know how to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-tg5v_avchd_to_apple_intermediate_codec-aic_for_fce-imovie/">convert AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec</a></b> for iMovie/FCE or <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_merge-join_sony_cx360v_avchd_without_conversion_for_playback_on_dune_hd_player/">merge AVCHD without re-encoding</a></b> to preserve original quality. <br /><br /><b>Tags:</b> <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/best-camcorder-software-for-mac-os-x/">best camcorder software for Mac OS X</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/convert-mts/m2ts-to-apple-prores/">Convert MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/avchd-joiner/converter-on-mac/">AVCHD Joiner/Converter on Mac</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/convert-avchd-to-apple-prores-422-hq/">Convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 HQ</a>

on Mar 13, 2019 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Body Only...

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AVCHD to FCP X-MTS/M2TS in 50/60 Progressive mode to FCP X for ProRes 422 (HQ)


HD Videos to Final Cut Pro X-Convert 1920x1080p 50/60 AVCHD files to ProRes for Final Cut Pro X Editing <br />Final Cut Pro X and AVCHD-Import 1080 60p HD Videos to ProRes FCP X Conversion <br /><br />The new Sony camcorders like Handycam HDR-CX360VE, CX700V, and Panasonic camcorders like HDC-TM900/HS900/SD900, TM700/HS700/SD700 support recording in 1920x1080/50p mode for PAL regions like UK, France, German, or 1920x1080/60p mode for NTSC regions like US, Canada. Even though <b>Final Cut Pro X</b> with the new UI is said to support AVCHD files natively, without transcoding to Apple ProRes, the 1920x1080p 50/60 AVCHD files still could not be detected/imported to FCP X. <br /><br />To edit the 1080/60p or 1080/50p <b>Camcorder AVCHD Videos to Final Cut Pro X</b>, the conversion from MTS/M2TS in 50/60 <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Progressive mode to FCP X ProRes 422 (HQ)</a></b> or to Apple ProRes 422 is necessary. Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is the recommended AVCHD to ProRes converter for Final Cut Pro X. It keeps better color than compressor. What's more, it can keep 50fps and 60fps in Apple ProRes. <br /><br />The guide below shows you how to <b><a href="http://1080p-converter.com/2011/07/avchd-to-fcp-x-mtsm2ts-in-5060-progressive-mode-to-fcp-x-for-prores-422-hq/">Convert and Edit 1920x1080p 50/60 AVCHD files to ProRes in Final Cut Pro X</a></b>. <br /><br />Step 1. <b>Import 1920x1080p 50/60 AVCHD files to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b>. <br />Run Final Mate for Mac as the best <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Final Cut Pro X and AVCHD</a></b>, which can import files from AVCHD camera and the separate .mts files on Mac hard drive. For files from camera, just use USB cable to connect camera to Mac, and you can select files to download to Final Mate for Mac with the wizard. Otherwise, go to the Resource tab, and click the Add file path button to browse the AVCHD folder with .mts or .m2ts clips. <br /><br />Step 2. Choose <b>AVCHD files to FCP X ProRes conversion</b>. <br />Select the files from the Camcorder tab or Resource tab, drag and drop to the Movies tab to create movie for conversion. You can choose the files to be joined as a movie, or create single movie for each file. In terms of joining as a movie, the files would play seamlessly. <br /> <br /><b>Step 3. Choose Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) with 50fps or 60fsp for FCP X.</b> <br />Click the Export button, and go to the third button for editing software. Choose Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)(*.mov) as the output format. Choose 1920x1080 from the drop-down list of the output video size, and choose 50 or 60 as frame rate according to your camera mode. <br /> <br />Wait for the conversion, and you can then import 1080 60p <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">HD videos to Final Cut Pro X</a></b> through the direct import and enjoy editing in FCP X. <br /><br /><b>Tips:</b> <br />If you face the problem that the resulting ProRes files have no video just sound in FCP X or QuickTime, just make sure you install the related ProRes codec for FCP X, or go to the guide: <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/solve_no_video_problem_after_converting_avchd_to_apple_prores_for_fcp_x/">Solution to ProRes Video Issue in FCP X</a></b> on aunsoft.com.

on Mar 13, 2019 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Body Only...

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No recompression Cut/Join Panasonic SD900 AVCHD to Plasma TV TC-P50S30 for Playing on Mac


No conversion Split/Join SD900 MTS and Stream and Play on TC-P50S30 1080p Plasma TV on Mac <br /><br />I have a <b>Panasonic HDC-SD900</b> camcorder, which is an excellent compact camera, offering features that few of its rivals can match. It features 1920 x 1080 60p MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Full HD video. And I would like using my new TV - Panasonic VIERA TC-P50S30 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV for displaying these recorded 1080P MTS videos. And the TV can directly stream/put or <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">display Raw Panasonic SD900 AVCHD MTS to Plasma TV</a></b> for enjoyment via HDMI. Because of rocking of the lens and some pause in the process of recording, some extra clips will come out, so before <b>enjoy Panasonic Videos with Panasonic TC-P50S30 Plasma TV</b>, I want to do simply editing like cutting off unwanted or unimportant parts and then merge or <b>join the cut several meaningful MTS files into One Big MTS file</b> with no re-encoding and without losing any quality. <br /><br />When I search <b>AVCHD MTS Cutter/Joiner</b>, I get batch of programs, like TSmuxer, TSsniper. But it is frustrated for Mac users because most of them can only work on Windows platform. Then one of my friend recommended to a new software for me named <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Final Mate for Mac</a></b> - an efficient Panasonic HDCam software. It offers the one fastest way to join MTS files into big one for further playing on Panasonic TC-P50S30 Plasma HDTV. Then I download and try it. And I had succeed with the solit and stitch the .mts files and the output one big .mts files without recompression. <br /><br />Now I will show you a fast way to cut off native Panasonic HDC-SD900 1080p MTS clips, and then join them into one file without conversion for streaming and playing on Panasonic VIERA TC-P50S30 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV on Mac OS X Snow Leopard. <br /><br />Step 1. <b>Capture native MTS from Panasonic HDC-SD900 to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b>. <br />Run Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac as the fast <b>Mac SD900 AVCHD cutter/joiner without recompression</b>, and drag the .mts files already backup all mts recordings from Panasonic SD900 to your computer, and can browse the .mts video path and the software will automatically show your AVCHD clips in "Resource Tab". <br /><br />Step 2. Create a Movie for <b>combine SD900 AVCHD MTS 1080p footage lossless output</b>. <br />Click the drop-down button for the Add movie icon and choose lossless output, please drag and drop camcorder .mts clips you would like to merge to this Movie. You can select all files by clicking Ctrl +A, and then drag them to the timeline to join all these MTS files into one movie easily.Thus, one lossless output Movie is ready for <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">merging SD900 MTS files without conversion</a></b>. <br /><br />Step 3. <b>Cut off unwanted parts from 1080p MTS for Panasonic TC-P50S30 1080p Plasma HDTV</b>. <br />From the timeline, you may notice the vernier, which is used as time pointer. Click on the Vernier, and move to the timeline you want to cut, and click the Split button to cut the video. Then select the unwanted or unimportant parts and click Delete. And the Previous Frame and Next Frame buttons can help you locate each frame of the videos and cut with frame accuracy. <br /><br />Step 4. <b>Join and export SD900 MTS with no loss of quality for Panasonic TC-P50S30 Plasma HDTV on Mac</b>. <br />Click the Export button and you click the OK button, the Mac MTS/M2TS cutter/joiner for Panasonic Plasma HDTV will start lossless mts output - merging large .mts files into one mts without conversion at the fast speed. The non-conversion process will prevent loss of quality when <b><a href="http://sony-mts-converter.com/2011/06/no-conversion-splitjoin-sd900-mts-to-play-on-tc-p50s30-1080p-plasma-tv/">Mac joining SD900 1080P MTS files for Plasma HDTV</a></b>. <br /> <br />Hope you enjoy the simple merging Panasonic SD900 1080P MTS process with Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to <b>stream re-encoding 1080p mts for Panasonic TC-P50S30 1080P Plasma HDTV</b>. <br /><br />Tips: With this Panasonic HDCam Manage Software - Final Mate for Mac, also can convert SD900 1080P MTS to AIC MOV or ProRes MOV and edit on iMovie,Final Cut Expres s and Final Cut Pro.

on Mar 12, 2019 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Body Only...

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Convert Sony HDR-XR550V AVCHD to Apple ProRes for FCP with AVCHD to Prores Converter


Sony Handycam HDR-XR550V records your memories and snap 12.1-megapixel photos directly to the massive 240GB hard disk drive (HDD). The shooting quality of the HDR-XR550V is impressive and naturally lives up to its flagship status and price. In line with Blu-ray formats in the market, recording is supported up to 24Mbps. High definition videos are recorded at 1920 x 1080 resolutions primarily to the in-built HDD. Picture quality was sharp and crisp, a result which was equally pleasing when viewing on a HD monitor or TV. <br /><br />Many people say Sony HDR-XR550V is the best hard drive camcorder from Sony at the moment and its excellent performance has won hearts of many customers. A lot of our customers use Sony HDR-XR550V for recording family videos, such as holiday vacation at east coast beach, your children?s birthday party or your pet?s playing video. In most cases, they want to do some basic editing and make great home movies to preserve their memories with highest quality. <br /><br />For windows users, it might be not such a problem as bundled software from Sony Picture Motion Browser is capable of basic editing and output videos to BD/DVD or upload to YouTube. But <b>How do you edit AVCHD on Mac OS X</b>? <br /><br />Final Cut Pro 6.0.1 update adds AVCHD transfer capabilities but is everything ok now? <br /><br />Apple's own Final Cut Studio 2 suite had a minor update for Final Cut Pro to version 6.0.1 which added the capability to transfer the AVCHD footage. But is everything really so promising for Mac users? I guess not. We?ve been receiving complaints and problems from our customers about their frustrating experience with AVCHD on final cut pro 6 or 7. <br /><br />Is there a simple and useful tool for Mac users to handle AVCHD for smooth editing in FCP without rendering? <br /><br />Aunsoft Studio nearly released product on Mac OSX <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</a></b> is specifically designed for camcorder users to easy <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">handle, convert, share, playback AVCHD, TOD & MOD</a></b> high definition videos. <br /><br />In the article, I will take Sony HDR-XR550V as an example to show how to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS video footage to Apple ProRes for smooth editing in Final Cut Pro 6 & 7. <br /><br />1. Capture/Import Sony XR550V AVCHD files to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br />There are two ways to import videos to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac: you can directly capture video recordings from camcorder to the program or you can browser videos from your computer. <br /><br />- Capture Sony XR550V AVCHD videos from camcorder. <br />Connect camcorder to computer via USB cable, and then launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac in Application folder. With built-in wizard, you can easily to capture mts video files from XR550V to the program. Select ?Import? instead of Backup to quickly capture videos from camcorder. You can find imported videos under Camcorder tab in the main interface of Final Mate. <br /> <br />- Import Sony XR550V mts videos from computer. <br />If you have already backup all your video recordings from XR550V to your computer, you can browse your video path and the software will automatically show your AVCHD clips in Resource tab. <br /><br />2. Merge Sony DSC-XR550V AVCHD files into one movie for conversion. <br />Click the drop-down button of ?Add Movie? icon and choose ?For Conversion? to create a blank movie. <br /><br />Once you?ve imported your video footage, drag and drop the video clips from Camcorder Tab (imported from your camcorder) or Resource Tab (imported from your computer) to the blank movie in Movies Tab. In this way, all video clips will be merged as one single movie for conversion. <br /><br />3. <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/sony_hdr-xr550v_review_-_convert_avchd_to_apple_prores_for_editing_in_fcp/">Convert Sony XR550V MTS files to ProRes MOV</a></b>. <br />Click the Export button and choose ?Export into Editor?. Follow Final Cut Pro&gt; Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov) to choose export format for further editing in Final Cut Pro. Or you can also choose QuickTime Movie Format &gt; Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov) for editing in FCE/iMovie. Click OK to start converting XR550V MTS files to ProRes MOV. <br /><br />When the conversion process is done, you can directly import the output ProRes MOV files to FCP for editing without rendering and make your great home movies. <br /><br />The steps above are also applied to other AVCHD camcorders developed by Sony, Panasonic, Canon or JVC brands. <br /><br />Featured product from Aunsoft Studio Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is the ideal companion for camcorder users who also use Mac machine to easy <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes</a></b> Codec. <br /><br />Tip: You may also be interested in converting <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-tg5v_avchd_to_apple_intermediate_codec-aic_for_fce-imovie/">AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec</a></b> for editing in iMovie or Final Cut Express or <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_merge-join_sony_cx360v_avchd_without_conversion_for_playback_on_dune_hd_player/">merge AVCHD without re-encoding</a></b> to preserve original quality.

on Mar 12, 2019 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Body Only...

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No Blue Screen Canvas in FCP-Enjoy HD video editing in FCP with AVCHD to ProRes 422 conversion


No More BlueScreen Unrendered Message in Canvas Window in Final Cut Pro <br />AVCHD to ProRes No Blue Screen Message-Edit ProRes files in FCP without rendering <br /><br />Do you ever face the error <b>Blue Screen Message in Canvas Window</b> saying that the file is unrendered, even if you have already use Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to convert the AVCHD footage to MOV or Apple ProRes 422? Some of the customers have reported about the issue of files need to be rendered in FCP when they bring the output MOV files to the timeline. <br /><br />Actually, it could be done by making the sequence settings in Final Cut Pro the same as that of the MOV file. Then you could import the MOV files from <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">AVCHD to ProRes conversion</a></b> by Final Mate for Mac, and edit HD videos in FCP without rendering. <br /> <br />The guide below will show you the simple steps for converting AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro 6 or 7, so that there is <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/no_more_bluescreen_unrendered_message_in_canvas_window_in_final_cut_pro/">No more Blue Screen Unrendered Message</a></b>. <br /><br />Step 1. Import AVCHD files to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br />With Final Mate for Mac, you can import files with camcorder connected to iMac/MacBook, or AVCHD folder from hard drive. You will get pop-up message for camcorder wizard if camcorder is connected. Follow the wizard to import files. Alternatively, go to the Resource tab, and click the Add file path button to browse the AVCHD folder with .mts or .m2ts clips. <br /><br />Step 2. Select files for <b>AVCHD to Apple ProRes conversion</b>. <br />Select the files from the Camcorder tab or Resource tab, drag and drop to the Movies tab, and you will face the message asking you to create one movie, or one movie for each clip. Choose "Create A Single Movie", if you want to join and merge the files. Choose "Create A Movie for Each File", if you would like to keep the number of files. <br /><br />Step 3. Choose Apple ProRes 422 format with 1920x1080 for FCP. <br />Click the Export button, and go to the third button for editing software. Choose Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 as the output format. Choose 1920x1080 from the drop-down list of the output video size. <br /><br />You can also change the output folder for the ProRes files if you like. Then click the OK button to start <b>MTS/M2TS to ProRes 422 conversion</b>. <br /><br />When the conversion is done, just click the Browse for Export Path button on the Conversion window, and you will find the <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/07/no-blue-screen-canvas-in-fcp-enjoy-hd-video-editing-in-fcp-67-with-avchd-to-apple-prores-422-conversion/">ProRes files for FCP editing without rendering</a></b>. Run FCP 6 or 7, and choose File &gt; Import &gt; Files to browse the .mov files exported by Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br /><br /><b>To get rid of the unrendered message, you can use the following method</b>: <br /><br />1. When you import the file to timeline, FCP shall automatically pop up a message like below asking you to change the sequence settings to match the clip settings or not. Click Yes, and there will be <b><a href="http://canon-videoconverter.com/2011/07/no-blue-screen-canvas-in-fcp-enjoy-hd-video-editing-in-fcp-67-with-avchd-to-apple-prores-422-conversion/">No BlueScreen Unrendered Message in Canvas Window</a></b>. <br /> <br />2. If you do not get the pop-up message, you can change the sequence settings manually. Just right click on the sequence ID, and choose Settings, you will face the Sequence Settings window. Change the settings to that you choose in the output window of Final Mate for Mac. <br /> <br />For example, click the drop-down box for Aspect Ration and choose HDTV 1080i, choose Square for Pixel Aspect Ration, and choose Apple ProRes 422 Codec. Click OK to save, and import the .mov file to timeline. <br /><br />You can easily Enjoy the HD video editing in FCP 6/7 with the AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 conversion from Final Mate for Mac.

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How to Import Sony HXR-NX70 AVCHD files to FCP X-Convert to Apple ProRes


AVCHD to FCP X-Import/Convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080/60p AVCHD Videos to ProRes for Final Cut Pro X <br /><br />Sony's new rain & dust proof*1 <b>HXR-NX70</b> camcorder is truly a professional performer that is compact enough to go anywhere and capture the action anytime.The HXR-NX70U is compact in size, but it is loaded with the latest features that professional shooters demand for tough assignments in rugged environments. <br /> <br /><b>Sony HXR-NX70</b> is ready to capture amazing footage no matter where your next adventure may take you, from humid rainforests to sandy deserts. You'll be ready to roll with the action as it happens without worrying about adding a rain cover to protect the main camera body. The Exmor R? CMOS sensor delivers superior performance in low-light situations where natural ambiance is desired, boasting roughly double the sensitivity of conventional CMOS sensors.The Sony HXR-NX70U offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your scene in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording and playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV, the HXR-NX70U provides stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your footage. This compact camcorder offers 50p, 60p and 24p recording options. <br /><br />Final Cut Pro X,is a complete rewrite to take advantage of all the power of modern Macs and Mac OS X.Apple Company only be available to customers through the Mac App Store.FCP X also includes new features for Importing, Managing, and using Clips.However, this new released FCP X does not support well with HXR-NX70 AVCHD Videos. So if you want to Edit Sony HXR-NX70 1080 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X,you can try to use <b>Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> - <b>Mac Sony HXR-NX70 <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">AVCHD MTS to FCP X</a></b>.It doesn't only <b>Convert Sony NX70 AVCHD to ProRes</b> on Mac or iMac,but also <b>Merge/Import 1080 MTS files to Final Cut Pro X</b>. <br /><br />How to <b><a href="http://1080p-converter.com/2011/07/how-to-import-sony-hxr-nx70-avchd-files-to-fcp-x-convert-to-apple-prores/">Import Sony HXR-NX70 1080/60p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X</a></b> on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X? <br /><br />Step 1. Import Sony HXR-NX70 AVCHD Videos to Final Mate for Mac. <br />After Transferring .mts files from Sony HXR-NX70 Camera, run Final Mate for Mac as the best <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Mac Sony HXR-NX70 MTS to FCP X</a></b>.For files from camera, just use USB cable to connect camera to Mac, and you can select files to download to Final Mate for Mac with the wizard. Otherwise, go to the Resource tab, and click the Add file path button to browse the AVCHD folder with .mts or .m2ts clips. <br /><br />Step 2. Creat Movie for <b>Joining and <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Converting AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X</a></b>. <br />Select the Camcorder tab files,drag and drop to the Movies tab to create movie for conversion.If you would like to Join several clips into big one,you can drag and drop them to one movie for conversion. <br /> <br />Step 3. Choose Apple ProRes 422 as the output format. <br />Click the Export button, and go to the third button for editing software. Choose Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 as the output format.Choose 1920x1080 from the drop-down list of the output video size, and choose 50 or 60 as frame rate according to your camera mode. <br /> <br />After Converting and Merging the AVCHD files,just <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Import and Edit 1080 60p Videos in Final Cut Pro X</a></b> and the Videos is in HD 1920x1080.

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Import and Convert Sony DSC-HX5V AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes Codec MOV for Final Cut Pro on Mac


After recording your holiday videos using for example Sony DSC-HX5V, it would be nice to make a great home movie for sharing with family & friends. Sony HX5V is able to record 60 fields-per-second videos at 1080i (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) resolution with Dolby Digital stereo audio, using AVCHD compression. <br /><br />Regarding editing camcorder footage AVCHD files from Sony HX5V, the latest FCP 7 and iMovie 11 claims to give full support for the format but many people have experiencing difficulties either with importing process or output files. <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</a></b> is released for Mac users to better handle camcorder footage in a much easier and quicker way: <br />- Capture AVCHD MTS/M2TS files from camcorder <br />- Merge/Split in Timeline and <b>Convert to Apple ProRes codec for FCP</b> <br /><br />Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is highly recommended to Mac users who are experience enormous inconvenience with AVCHD, TOD & MOD files from HD camcorder. It helps you directly capture video footages from Sony DSC-HX5V and then <b>Convert to Prores 422 MOV or AIC MOV without rendering on FCP/iMovie</b> on Mac. <br /><br />Here is the step-by-step guide for you to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_dsc-hx5v_avchd_mts_to_apple_prores_for_fcp/">Import and Convert Sony DSC-HX5V MTS to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro</a></b> on Mac OS X. <br /><br />1. Capture/Import Sony HX5V AVCHD files to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br />There are two ways to import videos to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac: you can directly capture video recordings from camcorder to the program or you can browser videos from your computer. <br /><br />- Capture Sony HX5V AVCHD videos from camcorder. <br />Connect camcorder to computer via USB cable, and then launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac in Application folder. With built-in wizard, you can easily to capture mts video files from HX5V to the program. Select "Import" instead of Backup to quickly capture videos from camcorder. You can find imported videos under Camcorder tab in the main interface of Final Mate. <br /> <br />- Import Sony HX5V mts videos from computer. <br />If you have already backup all your video recordings from HX5V to your computer, you can browse your video path and the software will automatically show your AVCHD clips in Resource tab. <br /><br />2. <b>Merge Sony DSC-HX5V AVCHD files into one movie for conversion</b>. <br />Click the drop-down button of "Add Movie" icon and choose "For Conversion" to create a blank movie. <br /> <br />Once you've imported your video footage, drag and drop the video clips from Camcorder Tab (imported from your camcorder) or Resource Tab (imported from your computer) to the blank movie in Movies Tab. In this way, all video clips will be merged as one single movie for conversion. <br /> <br />3. <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Convert Sony HX5V MTS files to ProRes Codec MOV</a></b>. <br /><br />Click the Export button and choose "Export into Editor". Follow Final Cut Pro&gt; Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov) to choose export format for further editing in Final Cut Pro. Or you can also choose QuickTime Movie Format &gt; Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov) for editing in FCE/iMovie. Click OK to start converting HX5V MTS files to ProRes MOV. <br /> <br />When the conversion process is done, you can directly <b><a href="http://sony-mts-converter.com/2011/06/import-and-convert-sony-dsc-hx5v-avchd-mts-to-apple-prores-codec-mov-for-final-cut-pro-on-mac-os-x/">Import the output ProRes MOV files to FCP for editing</a></b> and make your great home movies. <br /><br />You may also want to know how to <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-tg5v_avchd_to_apple_intermediate_codec-aic_for_fce-imovie/">convert AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec</a> for iMovie/FCE or <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_merge-join_sony_cx360v_avchd_without_conversion_for_playback_on_dune_hd_player/">merge AVCHD without re-encoding</a> to preserve original quality.

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Convert AVCHD Files to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP with Best Camcorder Software for Mac


Convert AVCHD Files to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP with Best Camcorder Software for Mac <br /><br />Do you have problems of importing AVCHD 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 1080/60i MTS or M2TS files to Final Cut Pro and want to find camcorder software on Mac OS X to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Transcode AVCHD files to Apple ProRes Codec</a> for editing in FCP without rendering</b>? <br /><br />As the best camcorder software on Mac OS X for Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC camcorders, Aunsoft <b>Final Mate for Mac</b> is featured with one most important feature for Mac users-help <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/convert_avchd_files_to_apple_prores_422_with_best_camcorder_software_for_mac/">Convert AVCHD video footage to Final Cut Pro ProRes</a></b> formats including Apple ProRes 422 Codec, Apple ProRes 422 HQ Codec, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Apple ProRes 4444 Codec. With Final Mate for Mac as the default camcorder software on Mac, you can choose preferable format for editing on Final Cut Pro without rendering. Final Mate for Mac also support converting AVCHD files to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)for editing in Final Cut Express or iMovie. <br /><br />The guide will share with you a easy and fast method of <b>Converting AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422</b> with featured software for camcorder on Mac. <br /><br />1.Run <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">AVCHD to Apple ProRes Converter for Mac</a></b> and add AVCHD files. <br /><br />Launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac and add AVCHD files to the program by clicking on "Add" button to browser AVCHD file path on your local Mac computer. Then all AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips will show in Resource Tab of Final Mate for Mac. <br /><br />2.<b>Join AVCHD files and choose Apple ProRes 422 as output option</b>. <br /><br />Directly drag and drop AVCHD files from Resource Tab to Movies Tab or Timeline to create a new movie and join AVCHD files into one for converting to Apple ProRes 422 Codec. There will be a pop-out window during the process shown as following: <br /> <br />Please choose "Create A Single Movie" to merge all AVCHD video footage into one movie. <br /> <br />3. Start <b><a href="http://prores-converter.com/2011/06/convert-avchd-files-to-apple-prores-422-for-fcp-with-best-camcorder-software-for-mac/">converting AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422</a></b> <br />Click on Export button and follow <b>Export into Editor &gt; Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 HQ(*.mov)</b> format to choose your output format for converting AVCHD to FCP supported format. <br /> <br />Confirm your settings and click ok to starting conversion. Minutes later, you can access combined Apple ProRes 422 MOV movie by clicking on "Browse for Export Path". Now you are able to edit AVCHD files on FCP without rendering with the help of Final Mate for Mac as the best camcorder software on Mac OS X.. <br /><br />Tip: If you use iMovie or Final Cut Express for AVCHD editing, you may be interested to know how to <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-tg5v_avchd_to_apple_intermediate_codec-aic_for_fce-imovie/">Convert AVCHD files to Apple Intermediate Codec for iMovie/FCE</a>.

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