NLEs Smooth Workflow: Sony DSC-RX10 1080/60P AVCGD Footage to FCP X/7, iMovie

Looking for a nice way of encoding your Sony DSC-RX10 Full HD footage to FCP x/7 or iMovie 11, 10? For a first step, do you know clearly how to convert your Sony RX10 AVCHD footage to the FCP most suitable one ProRes codec or iMovie AIC MOV format? The following guide may tell you the best solution about it.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is a compact bridge point and shoot digital camera that features are large 20.2MP, 1.0″ Exmor R CMOS Sensor producing high resolution still imagery and Full HD Video. Full HD 1080/60p videoThe camera’s high-resolution sensor and the ability to shoot at a 24p True Cinema frame rate, gives you full creative control of your movies. And with AVCHD Progressive 2.0 supporting 60p (NTSC) recording, you’ll be able to capture ultra-smooth, visually stunning Full HD video.

But as we know, the majority of playback, editing work is not easy for NELs, such like FCP and iMovie. Currently 1080/60p footage is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported by most editing programs. Plus, if we got some single MTS clips from Sony DSC-RX10, the NLEs even won’t recognize the files without the intact folder structure. A straightforward fix is to convert Sony DSC-RX10 video to FCP/iMovie much more compatible format.

To get the work done, first you need to download Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac. With it, you can convert 1080 60p AVCHD .MTS to NLEs compatible format with great video quality and fast encoding speed. It supports encoding all 1080p or 1080i MTS files to Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMoive/FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more. Plus, it’s also combined with smart video editing features like cropping, trimming, adding special effect and more enhance your video visual effects. If you are facing the similar issues with your DSC-RX10, download the program and check out the solution below.

How to Convert Sony RX10 60p MTS footages into iMovie 11/FCP 7 for editing

Step 1. Free download and run the MTS to MOV Converter for Mac and import Sony MTS files to the program.

Tip: If you want to join the files together, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.

Step 2. Click “Format” bar to choose the compatible output format for iMovie or FCP. Choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express-Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” as the best format for iMovie. And follow “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) to set the best format for Final Cut Pro.

Tip: You can tap the “Browse” button on the main interface to choose the place where you want to save your converted file on your Mac.

Step 3. Click the “Settings” icon and you’d better set the video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps for importing Sony RX10 1080p MTS to iMovie/FCP with the best quality.

Step 4. Click convert button to start transcoding Sony RX10 MTS to AIC .mov for iMovie or ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac immediately.

When the Mac conversion finished, you can easily Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 MTS files to iMovie/FCP for editing with the best quality. You’re done.

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