Sony PXW-FS5 FCP X-Edit FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD Videos to FCP X

Posted by admin on September 26, 2015 under FCP X, MXF, Sony AVCHD | Comments are off for this article

In this article you will know the way to import Sony PXW-FS5 to FCP X, if you have used Sony PXW-FS5 recorded some 4K MXF/AVCHD files, you can follow the method to convert Sony PXW-FS5 files to FCP X native supported apple prores codec.

The Sony PXW-FS5 4K Super 35 EXMOR sensor features approximately 14 stops of latitude and a wide color gamut. It offers a choice of XAVC or AVCHD codecs. The XAVC codec can be used for 4K and HD recording, while MPEG-2 is limited to HD recording. The XAVC Long allows you to encode from HD to UHD using Intra-Frame or Long GoP compression with 10-bit 422 for HD and the choice of 10-bit 422 or 8-bit 420 for UHD.

Import Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD to FCP X

You may have recorded some 4K MXF/AVCHD videos with Sony PXW-FS5, have you encountered problems when you import them into Final Cut Pro X? On the forums, many users are complaining that FCP X can’t import Sony PXW-FS5 recorded 4K MXF/AVCHD files, and they want a solution to this, because FCP X is the most popular video editing program on Mac and they need to use FCP X to edit the footages. In this case, how can we import Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD videos to FCP X and edit smoothly? Here we have the best method for you, that’s to convert Sony PXW-FS5 AVCHD to Apple prores 422 codec MOV format, because apple prores codec is the best supported codec of FCP X, with this codec you won’t have any importing or editing issues.

You will need a Sony PXW-FS5 to FCP X converter to help you to transcode Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD files to apple prores codec MOV format, here we recommend the best Sony PXW-FS5 to FCP X converter for you, the program is UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, this powerful software will help you to convert any HD videos to FCP X native supported apple prores codec, it also has many optimized formats for other video editing programs and playable devices, such as DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, WMV/MOV for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, etc. you can choose the one you need.

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Convert Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD to FCP X on Mac

1. Install the best 4K MXF/AVCHD to FCP X converter on your Mac, run it and click add files button to load your Sony PXW-FS5 recordings, you can also directly drag and drop the videos into the software.

best MKV to Final Cut Pro

2. After you loaded the clips, please click format column and select output format. We recommend you to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is well supported by FCP X on Mac. Besides this format you can also choose other formats for other programs and devices, there are many optimized formats in this Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD converter.

Convert MKV to ProRes 422 HQ

3. If you want to adjust the output parameters you can click settings button on the main interface, and then it is available to change the resolution, bitrate, codec, frame rate, etc.

4. Press convert button on the main interface, UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac will start Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X conversion.

Your videos will be converted at top video quality and conversion speed, when the conversion is finished, you can get the converted videos and import them into Final Cut Pro X on Mac, now you can edit your Sony PXW-FS5 4K MXF/AVCHD recordings with Final Cut Pro X smoothly, and you don’t need to render anymore. Is it so easy? Just take a try!

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