Sony HDR-CX675 FCP X-Import CX675 AVCHD or XAVC S to Final Cut

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You may find that Final Cut Pro does not support Sony HDR-CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S footage. Thus, CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S files must first be converted into a supported video file type before FCP can import them. Read this article below and you will how to.

The Sony HDR-CX675 Full HD Handycam Camcorder features a wide-angle Sony G 30x optical zoom lens and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with 5-Axis Intelligent Active mode to help you capture smooth and stable footage throughout the zoom range, even while on the move. Intuitive, grab-and-go operation is further benefited thanks to a Fast Intelligent AF system that works to help keep your subjects in sharp focus. The HDR-CX675 records HD and 4k movies in the AVCHD/XAVC S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP4 wrapper which allows for extensive record times and easy editing. Additionally, you can chose to record HD in AVCHD (ideal for HDTV and Blu-ray disc burning) or MP4 (ideal for sharing over the internet).

However, AVCHD recorded in 1080p/60, XAVC S codec purpose is to allow high end Sony cameras to be able to record 4K, not to be an editable format. If you wanna import Sony HDR-CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S files to FCP, you’d better convert AVCHD/XAVC S to ProRes, an editable format for Final Cut Pro. Just read on to learn how to encode Sony CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S to ProRes files on Mac OS X.

To achieve the goal, a professional AVCHD/XAVC S converter is needed. Overall, UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac is the best choice for you. It allows users to prepare Sony (4K) AVCHD/XAVC S videos to be standard compatible for FCP X, FCP 7 effortlessly. It can help you transcode XAVC-S to Apple ProRes for FCP with several simple steps. Just do some clicks on your mouse with your finger, you can easily convert AVCHD/XAVC S files to ProRes .mov on Mac and then import AVCHD/XAVC S video into FCP for editing smoothly. Besides, it allows you to do some premiere editing work on Mac before transcoding like cropping, trimming, adding watermark, etc. Now download it and follow below steps to convert AVCHD/XAVC S files to Final Cut Pro.

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Transcode Sony HDR-CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S to ProRes 422, 4444 for Final Cut Pro

1. Download, install and run the AVCHD/XAVC S to ProRes Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source AVCHD/XAVC S files.

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2. Click “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro >> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for editing AVCHD/XAVC S in FCP with natively supported video codec.

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3. Click the Settings icon if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

4. Hit the convert button, it will start converting Sony CX675 AVCHD/XAVC S to ProRes .mov for importing to Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Final Cut Pro perfectly.

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