“Hey guys, Anyone knows how to setup the settings in FCP 6, 7 or 10 so I can capture live video from the NEX FS700 to FCP ? I’m using a blackmagic decklink HD extreme 2 to capture the HDMI output from the camera and plug it to the HDMI input of the blackmagic. Thanks!”
Sony NEX FS700 is a feature-rich model worthy buying as for its professional design, large-sensor, and high quality recording. It can record full HD 1080 50/60p MTS/M2TS files using an AVCHD codec. However, AVCHD MTS/M2TS is not a good codec for editing in FCP 7/X on Mac OS X. Some users find “when importing into FCP, 50p/60p .MTS files cannot be recognised”. Especially, after installed mountain lion, they “could not import any avchd files anymore into fcp”, only getting “no compatible file” message. So is there any easier process to avoid the headache “incompatibility importing problem” ? Here is simple tips for you with making Sony FS700 50/60p AVCHD editable in FCP.
As we know, the best editable Codec for Final Cut Pro (X) is Apple ProRes. So to make Sony FS-700 50/60p mts files compatible for Final Cut Pro, the best way is to convert Sony AVCHD MTS to ProRes for FCP with a Profeesional Sony AVCHD MTS Converter, and the suggested software program is a top Mac Sony MTS to FCP Converter from Pavtube which is especially designed for AVCHD users who intend to transcode AVCHD footages to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP. With it, you can eaily convert Sony Fs700 Full HD recordings to FCP comfortable ProRes 422 .mov on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion) with best quality. Below is how.
Guide: Tips and Tricks for importing Sony NEX-FS700 50/60p MTS/M2TS files in FCP on Mac
Step 1. Install and launch the best AVCHD to FCP Converter for Mac. Then click on “” to add Sony FS700 1080 50p/60p shootings.
Step 2. Click “format” bar to choose FCP best compatible codec. Basically you can set “Final Cut Pro > >Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” format. If you want to keeping original HD Quality, you should better shoose “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov)” video format. If you want to get a small file for editing in FCP, you’d better select Apple PreRes 422(LT)(*.mov)”
Step 3. Click the “Settings” icon to set video and audio paraments to get best quality.
Step 4. Convert Sony AVCHD to ProRes 422 for FCP on Mac OS X by clicking “Convert” button.
After the fast Sony MTS to FCP Conversion, you can import/put or edit Sony FS700 MTS files in FCP on Mac. Hope the guide on smoothly editing Sony NEX-FS700 AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro can give you a big help.
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