Have you recorded XAVC S MP4 videos and AVCHD MTS videos with Sony HDR-CX625 camcorder? Do you want to import files from Sony CX625 to FCP X and edit with native supported Apple ProRes codec? Just read this article and you will get the easiest way to edit Sony CX625 files with FCP X in Apple ProRes codec.
Sony CX625 is an excellent Handycam camcorder, it has used Balanced Optical SteadyShot technology so you can shoot more stable movies even as you run. It supports advanced XAVC S format with high bitrate of 50Mbps, with this excellent feature you can clearly capture even changing scenes with a lot of motion. Besides XAVC S MP4 format, this camcorder can also help you record AVCHD MTS format, you can choose the recording format according to your need.
Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X editing issue
“Hello, can anyone help me solve Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X editing issue? About one month ago I purchased the Sony HDR-CX625 camcorder to shoot videos, I have recorded a lot of footages during my travel, recently I need to edit my videos with Final Cut Pro X because I want to share the videos with my friends, I tried to load Sony HDR-CX625 recorded XAVC S MP4 files and MTS files into FCP X, but I found these videos can’t be edit by FCP X smoothly, and my friends told me I should transcode Sony HDR-CX625 videos to Apple ProRes for FCP X editing, can you give some suggestions for me? Thank you for your help.”
Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X Workflow
The question showed above is asked by a Sony HDR-CX625 user, on camcorder recording forums and websites many users have complained about the Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X importing and editing issues, they found FCP X can’t support Sony HDR-CX625 recorded XAVC S MP4 videos and AVCHD MTS videos, and they want a solution for this. Why FCP X can’t support Sony HDR-CX625 recorded XAVC S files and AVCHD files? It is because these videos are not in FCP X supported format. From Final Cut Pro product page you will learn that FCP X native supported format is Apple ProRes codec MOV format, videos in Apple ProRes codec MOV formats can be edited natively by FCP X, so if you want to edit Sony HDR-CX625 videos with FCP X smoothly, you will need to convert files from Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format.
Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X Apple ProRes converter
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert videos to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, this powerful software can convert nearly all the HD videos, such as Sony HDR-CX625 recorded XAVC S MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files, and videos like MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, MXF, etc. it can also convert 4K files for you. You can convert HD videos to popular editing programs, portable devices, HDTVs, etc. now please follow the steps below to get the software and convert videos from Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X Apple ProRes.
Step 1. Install Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac on your Mac computer, run it as the best Apple ProRes Converter. This software also has Windows version, if you want to convert Sony HDR-CX625 XAVC S MP4 videos and AVCHD videos on Windows PC, you can choose the Windows version.
Step 2. Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner to import videos that you want to convert, you can also directly drag and drop the videos into Acrok software for converting.
Step 3. Select output format you want. To transcode videos from Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, please choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is native supported codec for FCP X. Acrok software will help you convert XAVC S to FCP X and convert MTS to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X with top quality.
Step 4. Before converting Sony HDR-CX625 videos to FCP X, you can click Settings button to change the output parameters according to your need. It is available to change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec and others.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony HDR-CX625 to FCP X conversion process. Acrok software will begin the conversion immediately.
Please wait some time, when your videos are converted to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, you can click open button to get the converted videos, and then you can import the videos into FCP X, now you can edit Sony HDR-CX625 files in FCP X with native supported Apple ProRes codec, and you won’t have any importing or editing problems anymore. Just try it, hope Acrok software can solve your problem.