Summary: Read on the article to find the easy solution how to transcode and convert Sony NEX-FS100U AVCHD MTS in Final Cut Pro x/6/7 with no issues.
The NEX-FS100U can shoot full 1080p video in a range of frame rates up to 60p. and the FS100 provides the option of recording 28Mbps AVCHD footage onto SD or Memory Stick media. We like shooting and playing HD MTS videos at 60p, but we can't get an enjoyment on editing these 60p AVCHD footgaes in FCP. To smoothly import Sony FS100 AVCHD to FCP X/6/7 for further editing, you'd better transcode unsupported MTS or all AVCHD files to videos with a compatible Prores .mov format for FCP X/6/7 before ingesting, thus you can directly bring Sony FS100 AVCHD files to FCP without any plugin.
Here we recommend you the AVCHD Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can convert all Sony FS100 AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422 for editing with Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
How to import Sony FS100 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X/6/7 for editing on Mac
Follow these steps:
Step 1. Import Sony FS100 AVCHD footage
Install and Run this AVCHD Video Converter for Mac, and click "Add Video" button and import 60p AVCHD MTS videos from Sony NEX-FS100U.
Step 2. Select Apple ProRes MOV as the output format
Click the Format option and choose "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output.
Step 3. If you like, You can click "settings" button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate.
Step 4. Start Conversion
When all is OK, Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac AVCHD MTS to FCP Converter will start the conversion from Sony FS100 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X/6/7, When done, click "Open" button to get the generated ProRes MOV video for importing and editing within Final Cut Pro X or version 6 and 7.