In this article we will share the best Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X workflow with you, you can easily transcode recorded videos from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X native supported Apple ProRes 422 or prores 4444 codec MOV format for editing natively.
Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X Question
“Hello, does anyone have Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X importing and editing issues? In this week I recorded a few of videos with Sony A6500 camera, they are XAVC S MP4 4K files and AVCHD MTS files, now I working on a project that needs to import videos from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X for editing, but when I load Sony A6500 XAVC S MP4 4K files and AVCHD MTS files to FCP X, I found these files are not supported by Final Cut Pro, are they not supported videos of FCP X? How can I edit Sony A6500 files with Final Cut Pro X smoothly? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X workflow
Have you encountered the Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X issue just like it showed above? Recently on many editing forums many Sony A6500 users have reported that they can’t edit Sony A6500 files with Final Cut Pro X smoothly, and they want a better workflow to import files from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X for editing. Why Sony A6500 recorded videos can’t be supported by FCP X? It is because Sony A6500 videos are not in FCP X supported format. From Sony A6500 user manual or its product page you will learn that Sony A6500 can recorded XAVC S MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files, but the two recording formats are not compatible formats for FCP X, from Apple Final Cut Pro X product page you will get the information that FCP X native supported format is Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format, only with Apple ProRes codec can you edit videos with FCP X natively. In this case, the best Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X workflow is to convert Sony A6500 videos to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format.
Convert files from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert your Sony A6500 files to FCP X Apple ProRes, this powerful software can convert nearly all the HD videos, such as 4K XAVC S MP4 files, AVCHD MTS files, M2TS, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4, etc. you can convert these HD videos to rich optimized formats, such as Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV for FCP X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, WMV/MOV for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, etc. now you can follow the steps below to convert files from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes.
Step 1. Download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X converter on your computer. This program also has Windows version, it can also help you to convert Sony A6500 videos on Windows PC.
Step 2. Run this Sony A6500 FCP X converter, click “Add Files” button to load Sony A6500 recorded videos, 4K XAVC S files and AVCHD MTS files are all supported.
Step 3. Select Final Cut Pro X native supported format for output. Click format bar and select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is the best format for FCP X editing.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. the customization feature is very easy to use.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X conversion process.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will convert videos from Sony A6500 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes codec with best quality and top speed, when the conversion process is finished, you can load converted videos into FCP X, and now you can edit Sony A6500 videos with Final Cut Pro X natively, you don’t need to render anymore, and there will be no importing and editing issues.