How to import Sony PXW-X70 files to FCP X and edit smoothly? In this article you will find the best way, and then you can edit Sony PXW-X70 MXF/MTS videos with FCP X in native codec and format.
PXW-X70 is an excellent camcorder released by Sony, it is released several months ago, now more and more users have bought this camcorder. Sony PXW-X70 is about the same size as a conventional 1/3″ professional compact camcorder, but it features a 1″ type sensor, it also features an integrated 12x optical zoom lens, Viewfinder & Flip-Out LCD Screen, 3G-SDI & HDMI Output, Wireless LAN Control, etc. it is a powerful camcorder.
Sony PXW-X70 can help you to record videos using the XAVC Long-GOP codec with 4:2:2, 10-bit color sampling at 50 Mb/second, which can help you to record videos in very high quality, the recordings are in MXF video format, besides MXF format, this camcorder can also record videos in AVCHD MTS format.
Sony PXW-X70 recording video format:
XAVC-L 50: VBR, maximum 50Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC – LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 2 channels
XAVC-L 35: VBR, maximum 35Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC – LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 2 channels
XAVC-L 25: VBR, maximum 25Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC – LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 2 channels
LPCM: 16-bit, 48kHz, 2 channels
VBR: maximum 28Mbps,m MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
LPCM: 24-bit, 48kHz, 2 channels
How to import Sony PXW-X70 MXF/MTS files to FCP X and edit natively?
Maybe you have got the Sony PXW-X70 camcorder and recorded some videos in MXF or AVCHD MTS format, as we know currently most editing programs still can’t support MXF and MTS format, for example you can’t import Sony PXW-X70 MXF/MTS files to FCP X, final cut pro will say the video format is not supported, many users have complained on the forums about this problem, and there are a few of Sony PXW-X70 users looking for the way to import Sony PXW-X70 MXF/MTS files to FCP X. From final cut pro X official page you will know apple prores codec is native editing codec, so you just need to convert Sony PXW-X70 MXF or MTS to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, and then you can import Sony PXW-X70 files into FCP X for editing natively.
Convert Sony PXW-X70 MXF/MTS to FCP X apple prores codec
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the best MXF/MTS to FCP X converter on the market, it can convert HD videos to FCP X native supported apple prores 422/4444 codec MOV format, or convert your videos to DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, or convert videos to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MPG, etc. you can also use it to convert videos to smartphones, tablets, HDTVs, etc.
Step 1. Free download and install Sony PXW-X70 to FCP X converter on your Mac computer, run this program. If you need to use this software on Windows computer, please download its Windows version.
Step 2. After you launched the software, please click add files button on the top left corner to load the videos that you want to convert, such ass Sony PXW-X70 MXF files, Sony PXW-X70 MTS files, etc. you can also use it as MTS Player to play MTS files on your computer.
Step 3. Choose output format for FCP X, the native video codec and format for FCP X is apple prores 422 codec MOV format, so please click the format column and choose it. If you need to edit in Avid, you can convert MTS to DNxHD codec.
Step 4. Press the convert button to start Sony PXW-X70 to FCP X apple prores conversion process.
This Sony PXW-X70 FCP X converter will start the MXF/MTS to apple prores codec conversion immediately, when your videos are converted by this software, you can load them into final cut pro X or FCP 7 and edit without any problems, and you don’t need to render again, please take a try on this software, hope it can solve your Sony PXW-X70 to FCP X importing and editing issue.
Tip: Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac can also help you to convert MTS to FCP X, convert MTS to FCP 7, convert MTS to Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. if you want to convert videos to editing programs, it will do big help for you.