Defining a new class of DTE recording, the FS-5 Portable DTE Recorder weighs only twelve ounces, brings Direct To Edit recording technology to your HDV or DV handheld camcorder, and enables you to add custom metadata while you're recording. With the FS-5, you can record native MXF HDV 720p 30 and 1080i 50/60 clips. But after recording some files on the FS-5, you may want to edit them in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X. However, you may also face the problem that FCP 6/7 or FCP X does not recognize the MXF .mxf videos. To make it easier for editing FS-5 MXF videos on FCP 6/7/X, you can use UFUSoft MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac FS-5 MXF Converter. It can not only convert FS-5 MXF .mxf videos to Apple ProRes MOV, but also make it easy for merge videos.
Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080i 60 and 50 from FS-5 to Apple ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV for FCP 6/7,FCP X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion.
Step 1. Add FS-5 MXF videos to UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac.
Connect your FS-5 recorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run FS-5 MXF Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac FS-5 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This FS-5 MXF Video Convetrer can convert mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac.
Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Click the “Profile” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. This is available in ProRes MOV and HD MOV format.
Step3. Merge FS-5 MXF files. (Optional)
Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac FS-5 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert FS-5 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting FS-5 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, and joining the MXF files for editing in FCP 6/7 or FCP X.
After converting and merging the MXF files, just import the output prores .mov files to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X for editing. Optimize your workflow and save time with the prores 422 compression for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
1. If you would like to edit MXF with FCE/iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc, you can convert MXF to Mac itself bring format like ProRes MOV for FCE and iMovie, or transcode MXF to H.264 MOV, DV, AVI, M4V, MPG for Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects on Mac.
2. The UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac also support other MXF recorders like: Panasonic AJ-HPM100, Panasonic AJ-HPM200, Canon FS-CF, HyperDeck Shuttle 2, FS-5, FS-H200, HDS-V10P/E (camcorder), LTR-100HS, GFS-V10 and camcorders like Canon XF105, Canon XF100, Canon XF305, Canon XF300, Canon C300, Panasonic AJ-HPX2700, Panasonic AJ-HPX3700, Panasonic AJ-HPX3000,Panasonic AG-HPX500,Panasonic AG-HPX255, Panasonic AG-HPX250, Sony PMW-350K,PDZVX10, Sony PMW-EX3,etc.