Do you like shooting videos? In this era, photos can no longer quickly attract the attention of the audience, so more and more people transfer visual presentation from static photos to video images. Sony HXR-MC88 is an excellent full HD 1080p camcorder that can capture videos in high quality, after you recorded videos with this camcorder, how to import Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD files to FCP X/7/6 for editing? Follow this article you will know the way to import and edit Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD files with FCP X/7/6 on Mac, and then you won’t have Sony HXR-MC88 to FCP X/7/6 compatibility problems.
In recent years many powerful cameras or camcorders are released, among these camcorders, Sony, as the leader of domestic digital cameras, naturally excels in its products. Whenever Sony’s cameras are introduced, they always attract the attention of a large group of camera lovers. Sony HXR-MC88 is a Sony camera with extremely high cost performance. After receiving the goods, it will shoot the unit meeting immediately. The effect is excellent, shooting news, and the party is very suitable. So Sony HXR-MC88 becomes popular among professional users and amateur users.
How to import Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD to FCP on Mac?
“Hi there, how can I import Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD to FCP X/7/6? Just purchased the Sony HXR-MC88 camcorder and recorded some 1080p videos in AVCHD MTS format, I tried to load them into FCP X on Macbook Pro, but the FCP X seems can’t support Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD files smoothly, is there something wrong with the workflow? How can I import and edit Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD files with FCP X on Mac natively? Please help me, thanks!”
If you have used some cameras or camcorders to capture videos, you may be familiar with AVCHD format, the AVCHD format is a popular video recording format that used by cameras and camcorders like Sony, Panasonic, JVC, etc. it can maintain high quality for you. If you have used FCP X/7/6 on Mac before, you may have known that FCP X/7/6 can read some common videos like MOV videos, but it can’t support video formatslike AVCHD MTS, M2TS, etc. So it is not so easy to import Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD to FCP X/7/6 for editing natively, but please don’t worry about the issue, we will share a very effective Sony HXR-MC88 to FCP workflow with you, you will be able to solve the importing and editing compatibility issues easily, and it is so easy to operate.
The best Sony HXR-MC88 to FCP workflow is to transcode Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD videos to native supported codecs for FCP X/7/6, if you check Apple final cut pro official page you will find the information that Apple ProRes codec is the native supported codec of FCP X/7/6, if you convert Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD videos to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, you will not have importing or editing issues anymore, you can load the converted Apple ProRes files into FCP X/7/6 on your Mac and edit smoothly.
Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD Converter for Mac and Windows
To convert AVCHD files from Sony HXR-MC88 to FCP X/7/6 native supported format – Apple ProRes codec MOV, you will need to use a powerful AVCHD converter on Windows or Mac computer, here we would like to recommend the best AVCHD converter for you, the program is called Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, with it you can convert Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD to FCP X/7/6 supported Apple ProRes codec MOV format, and then you can import the converted videos to FCP X/7/6 for editing natively.
Besides AVCHD videos, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can support 4K UHD videos like 4K XAVC videos, 4K MXF videos, 4K H.264 videos, 4K H.265 HEVC videos, full HD videos like MTS, M2TS, MKV, AVI, WMV, etc. are all supported. If you are a movie fan and like watching movies, you can also use this software to convert blu-ray or DVD disc movies to unprotected videos for watching freely. In this powerful Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD Converter, you can output videos for popular video editing programs, such as Apple ProRes codec for FCP X/7/6, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, and native formats for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Sony Vegas Pro, etc. it is an useful tool for your videos.
Convert Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD videos to FCP X/7/6
Step 1. Free download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate Mac version or Windows version, install this Sony HXR-MC88 to FCP converter on your Mac or Windows computer, run this Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD video converter, you will see its main interface.
Step 2. Import Sony HXR-MC88 recordings. Click “Add Files” to import the AVCHD videos recorded by your Sony HXR-MC88 camcorder. If you have other HD videos recorded by Sony HXR-MC88 camcorder, you can also import them into the AVCHD converter for converting, nearly all the 4K UHD videos and 1080p videos are supported.
Step 3. Choose native format for FCP X/7/6. Before you convert Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD recordings, please click the format bar to select the native format for FCP X/7/6 for output. From Apple FCP X/7/6 official product page you will know that Apple ProRes Codec is FCP X/7/6 best supported video codec, once you convert video to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, you can import videos to FCP X/7/6 for editing natively. So in the format bar please select “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” for output. With this software you can also convert Sony HXR-MC88 to Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, iMovie, etc.
Tip: In the Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD Converter you can click settings button to adjust the output parameters, such as video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. you can change them according to your need.
Step 4. Convert Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD videos to FCP X/7/6. Click the button “Convert” to transcode Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD videos to FCP X/7/6 best supported video format, besides AVCHD video, it can also convert 4K UHD files for you.
When Sony HXR-MC88 AVCHD files are converted to FCP X/7/6 Apple ProRes codec MOV format, please click open folder button to get the converted Sony HXR-MC88 videos, and then you can import the converted Sony HXR-MC88 videos to FCP X/7/6 for editing nativity, there is no problem anymore. As Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is so powerful, just try this tool and it will solve your video problems.
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