The first in Sony’s line of NXCAM solid-state camcorders, the HXR-NX5U is also the company’s first professional-level AVCHD camcorder. And while it may look similar to its HDV predecessor, the HVR-Z5U, in fact this is a very different animal. Its ability to capture HD and SD video in AVCHD and MPEG-2 formats–and save it to solid state media–is only one of its distinctive traits. Full-raster 1920 x 1080 video is another, including the option of recording 720/60p video as well as 60i, 30p and 24p.
If you have got the Sony NX5U and often use it to record 1080P AVCHD video, you may have the need to edit Sony NX5U AVCHD in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac, but you will encounter problems when importing Sony NX5U AVCHD to FCP 6/7/X on Mac, because AVCHD video is not supported to import directly. FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP doesn’t support Sony NX5U AVCHD footages original. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Sony NX5U AVCHD footage to Apple ProRes 422 codec for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7X, you can follow the steps below to transcode and import Sony NX5U MTS/M2TS to FCP X for editing.
1.Download Drorsoft AVCHD Converter for Mac. This professional Sony NX5U to FCP Converter can help you convert Sony NX5U AVCHD to FCP Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, more output formats are also supported.
2.Install and launch this Sony NX5U AVCHD Converter. Drag and drop Sony NX5U footage to the converter.
3.Click format bar to choose the output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
4.You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.
5.Click convert button to start.
With Drorsoft Sony NX5U AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X converter, you can easily change Sony NX5U files to FCP X for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your Sony NX5U to FCP in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed.
Tip: if you need to convert AVCHD clips as well as DVD, Blu-ray videos, you can try Drorsoft Blu-ray/DVD/Video Converter for Mac which supports all the video formats.
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