Sony RX100 V is able to shoot 4K XAVC S MP4 files and full HD 1080p AVCHD MTS files, do you have the need to import recorded files from Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X? In this article we will share the best Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X workflow with you.
Sony RX100 V to FCP X Workflow
“Hello, I purchased Sony RX100 V camera to replace my old Canon camera last week, and in the past week I have taken a lot of photos as well as recorded many clips with it. Most my recordings are in XAVC S 4K MP4 format and 1080p AVCHD MTS format, and now I want to load these videos into Final Cut Pro X for editing, but when I load recorded files from Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X, I found Final Cut Pro X can’t support Sony RX100 V videos smoothly, should I transcode Sony RX100 V videos to another format that supported by Final Cut Pro X? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Sony RX100 V is released not long ago, it is equipped with 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor, BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI, Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* f/1.8-2.8 Lens, etc. it is able to record UHD 4K video at 30/24 fps for up to 5 minutes, it uses XAVC S format for recording a high bit rates up to 100 Mbps, besides it can also record 1080p videos in AVCHD MTS format, with Sony RX100 V camera you can record high quality videos very easily.
After you record videos with Sony RX100 V, you may have the need to import files from Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X for editing, many users have tried to load videos from Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac, but most of them have encountered the importing and editing issue. Just like the problem showed above, they have found that Final Cut Pro X can’t support Sony RX100 V recorded videos well, what’s the reason? It is because Sony RX100 V recorded videos are in XAVC S 4K MP4 format and AVCHD MTS format, they are not native supported format of Final Cut Pro X. FCP X native supported editing format is Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format, only with Apple ProRes codec can you edit videos with Final Cut Pro X smoothly. In this case, the best Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X workflow is to convert files from Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format.
Convert files from Sony RX100 V to FCP X Apple ProRes
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the recommended software to convert files from Sony RX100 V to FCP X Apple ProRes, it is able to convert HD videos like XAVC S 4K files, AVCHD MTS files, MKV, AVI, MXF, MOV, M2TS, etc. to rich optimized formats, such as Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, etc. besides HD videos, you can also use it to convert latest Blu-ray and DVD disc movies to any formats for playing freely. Both Windows version and Mac version are available to use, so it is powerful all-in-one converter for you.
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link, install this program on your computer, launch it you will see the main interface. You can also choose the Windows version if you use Windows computer.
Step 2. Load videos that you want to convert. Click “Add Files” button to load videos recorded by Sony RX100 V, you can add batch files at one time. If you want to load Blu-ray or DVD, please click “Load Disc” button to import.
Step 3. Choose FCP X supported format for output. To edit Sony RX100 V files with Final Cut Pro X, please choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is native format for Final Cut Pro X. If you want to convert videos to other formats, just choose it according to your need.
Step 4. You can customize the output parameters by clicking “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. if you don’t need to adjust you can skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X conversion process.
With this Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro X converter you can easily convert files from Sony RX100 V to FCP X Apple ProRes, when the conversion is finished you can import converted videos to Final Cut Pro X, and then you can edit Sony RX100 V files with FCP X smoothly, you don’t need to render again, and there will be no problems anymore.