Convert Sony XDCAM EX footage to Prores for Aperture 3 on Mac
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Read this article and you will know how to convert Sony XDCAM EX footages to ProRes as the preferred codec fro Aperture 3 on Mac.
"I have some mp4 files from a Sony XDCAM EX camera. These common mp4 videos can play back in quicktime player, but the wired thing is when I load it into Aperture 3, it said the video is not supported! Did I do something wrong? How to get MP4 files from Sony XDCAM MP4 to Aperture 3?"
Aperture 3 enables you to use many video and audio formats from popular still cameras; the supported video varies from 1080 24p, 25p to 60p. But not all the quicktime player compatible video format is well supported in Aperture. Apple list a tablet of supported camera models, unluckily, Sony XDCAM EX series is not included.
Therefore, for Sony XDCAM EX series camera users, the best way to get Sony XDCAM EX MP4 working in Apple Aperture 3 is to convert the XDCAM encoded MP4 files into Aperture preferred ProRes codec. It's not complex at all, get this Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac installed, and follow these steps, you will have it done within a few clicks.
How to convert Sony XDCAM EX MP4 to ProRes 422 for Aperture 3 on Mac
Step 1. Connect your Sony XDCAM EX camera to mac and keep it on, launch the Sony XDCAM EX MP4 to ProRes Converter, click top lest two icons to load the footages.
Step 2. Click the drop-down list desides Format, choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the best video codec for Aperture as well as FCP.
Click Settings and choose the output video size, bitrate, framerate and others as you need.
Step 3. Now just click the big red circle to start transcoding Sony XDCAM EX MP4 to Apple ProRes for Aperture 3 without quality loss on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8.
Wait for a while or choose to shut down computer after conversion done, or you can lauch stream server so that you can share the converted video on another Mac directly.
How to import Apple ProRes MOV files to Aperture 3?
Launch Aperture 3, choose "File > Import > Files...", and browse to the folder you saved the converted video to. Choose the videos that you'd like to import.
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Convert Tivo files to ProRes HQ 422 for editing in FCP X on Mac
Description: This guide reveals how to convert Tivo files to Apple ProRes for editing in FCP X smoothly; more presets are integrated for NLEs or playback Tivo on portable devices.
We all know the TV shows can be recorded into Tivo files with the help with Tivo Desktop software; it's much more convenient for us to playback, to edit the TV plays/shows without catching time all the time. But the fact is that video in .tivo format is not very good for playback on computer not to mention edit them.
If you also have this problem to figure out how to edit Tivo videos on Mac, this article is right here to help you out.
Here I'd like to introduce the Mac Tivo to FCP X Converter, a professional tivo converting program on Mac which supports outputting various video formats.
Step One. Download and install this Tivo to FCP X Converter for Mac, click the top left icon to import your tivo files.
Step Two. Choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(HQ)(*.mov)" as the best intermediate video format for editing tivo in Final Cut Pro X.
Pavtube programs also support customizing video size, bitrate(quality), frame rate and other settings; click "Settings" and change the figure as your needs.
Step Three. Trim out ads before conversion.
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Step 4. Now click the big "Convert" to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click "Open" to locate the converted video directly.
OK, let's import video files into FCP X for editing.
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