Convert Sony AVCHD to ProRes, Edit Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD files in FCP X

The Sony HXR-NX5U camcorder is the first product of the Sony NXCAM generation and a new category of tapeless memory camcorder, providing an ideal balance of power and performance in the digital age. Utilizing the revolutionary AVCHD format, this camcorder offers long duration recording - with dual memory slots - on affordable consumer memory cards. As it facilitates a totally IT-based workflow, the Sony NX5U has the potential to profoundly change the way content is created. Simultaneous hybrid recording is available in HD and SD formats.

 

Sony HXR-NX5U Highlights:

  • 3 1/3" CMOS Sensors
  • 1080i/1080p/720p AVCHD (@24Mbps)
  • Native 1080/24p, 720/60p
  • Wide Angle 20x G-Lens
  • HD-SDI & HDMI Output
  • SMPTE Time Code In/Out
  • Dual XLR Inputs
  • Simultaneous HD/MPEG-2 SD Capture

Sony HXR-NX5U Camcorder shoots HD videos in 1080i/p AVCHD format. Regarding to the 1080i/p AVCHD codec, it is very popular in both the professional and consumer market. That means most non-linear editing software should have full support for the codec, but the thing is that users still have problems one or another while trying to open the Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro for further editing.

 

In order to import and edit Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD files in FCP X without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you'd better transcode the Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD footages to FCP X native format. UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac can help you convert Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD files to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X with high quality.

 

How to convert Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD to Apple ProRes on Mac?

 

Step 1. Free download and install the top Sony NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD to FCP X Converter.

 

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Step 2. Launch Sony NX5U AVCHD to FCP X Converter. Click the "Add Video" button to import Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD footages, or directly drag and drop the Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD video files to the converter.

 

Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD to FCP X Converter

 

Step 3. Click the "Profile" option to get the drop-down menu, and then move you pointer to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)", which is compatible with FCP X.

 

Convert Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X

 

Step 4. Click the "Settings" icon and you will go into a new interface named "Profile Settings". You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

 

Custom video and audio parameters

 

Step 5. Click the "Convert" button under the preview window, the Mac Sony AVCHD to ProRes Converter will convert Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X. Then you can edit Sony HXR-NX5U 1080i/p AVCHD video files in Final Cut Pro X smoothly on Mac.

 

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