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Load Sony Handycam TD30V AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7

How to import Sony Handycam TD30V MTS to Final Cut Pro 6/7

Summary:Follow this article, you will get to know How to import Sony Handycam TD30V MTS to Final Cut Pro 6/7 on Mac 10.8.

The Sony HDR-TD30V HD 3D Handycam Camcorder features two 20.4MP Exmore R CMOS sensors and dual, stereoscopic Sony G lenses, a configuration designed for capturing true 1920 x 1080 3D video. The TD30V is capable of recording 1080/60p and 24p in 2D and 3D. The 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD display has 1229K resolution and allows users to monitor and playback 2D/3D footage without glasses.

Recording feature:1920x1080 Full HD 24p/60p

Capturing 1920 x 1080 resolution lets you record your memories in Full High Definition quality. The TD30V is capable of 60p recording and playback on a compatible HDTV via HDMI, and users looking for film-like video will appreciate the 24p recording mode.

"I have purchased the newly released Sony HDR-TD30V Handycam Camcorder, it records MTS videos, when I import the recordings to Final Cut Pro 7 I always got problems, can you give me some suggestions to help me import Sony TD30V MTS clips to FCP?"

As this TD30V record videos in AVCHD MTS format, users may meet some problems when edit the video files in FCP 6/7 as AVCHD MTS is not supported by FCP 6/7 natively.

How to solve Sony TD30V AVCHD MTS to Final Cut Pro 6/7 importing problems?

FCP 6/7 best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, and AVCHD MTS format is not friendly for editing, so FCP 6/7 doesn’t support Sony CX760V AVCHD footages well. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Sony AVCHD MTS to ProRes MOV before editing in FCP 6/7.

To do the job, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is a good tool. Just follow the steps below to transcode Sony TD30V AVCHD MTS to FCP 6/7 for editing without rendering.

1.Load AVCHD files

After install and launch the Pavtube Mac Sony AVCHD Video Converter, drag and drop Sony TD30V AVCHD MTS file. You can drag several files to the program directly.

2.Choose output format

Apple ProRes MOV is the best format for Final Cut Pro, here you just need to choose the target application as output format, for example, "Final Cut Pro->Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)".

3. Do some settings as you want.

4.Transcode Sony TD30V AVCHD to FCP 6/7

At last, hit the "Convert" button to transcode Sony TD30V AVCHD MTS to FCP 6/7.

With this Sony TD30V AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 converter, you can easily change Sony TD30V AVCHD files to FCP 6/7 for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your Sony TD30V AVCHD footages to FCP 6/7 in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed, after converting you can follow this guide toimport videos to FCP 6/7 for editing.

You may also learn how to convert Sony AVCHD to ProRes 422 for FCP, please visit this video on YouTube.

PS. If you have any problem, pls contact with to get more information. You also can leave a message on Pavtube Community or Pavtube Facebook, we will answer your questions as soon as possilble.

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