Sony HDR-CX190 recording files are grey in FCP and can not be recognized by FCP. Though the Log and Transfer, the amazing and useful feature of FCP can help you with the AVCHD conversion, you need to keep the original structure of your files and sometimes the Log and Transfer just stopped working and you can not find the reason and solution. In this article, we will talk about how to import and edit Sony HDR-CX190 AVCHD in FCP under Mac OS.
Step1: Connect your Sony HDR-CX190 to your Apple with USB2.0. Install and launch the best AVCHD MTS to FCP Converter Mac and then click the adding button to import your AVCHD 1080i MTS/M2TS files. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert. Tip: If you have multiple 1080/60i MTS/M2TS files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to merge the files into one single file for FCP so that you can play these files without interruption.
Step 2: Click on the “Format” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sub list are there a few formats which are all compatible with FCP. Here we recommend the Apple PreRes 422(HQ) if you give the priority to the quality of the converted videos. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best video quality for editing Sony HDR-CX190 recording file in Final Cut Pro. If you want to have a smaller file size but keep the good quality, you can change the video size to 1440*1080.
Step 4: Click Edit and you will go to the Video Editor. Then click Effect and select "deinterlacing", then you can Deinterlace the Sony HDR-CX190 shootage on Mac.
Step 5: Click the “Convert” button; it will start the short Sony HDR-CX190 MTS/M2TS to ProRes for FCP conversion on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
How to convert JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD to ProRes MOV on Mac
Summary: Follow this article you will know how to convert JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD to ProRes MOV on Mac.
JVC Everio offers Full HD image quality throughout the lineup. So every new Everio is capable of recording 1920x1080 resolution AVCHD video. What's more, all new Everio models support 1080P output. Enjoy uncompromising picture quality on a TV that accepts 1080P input.
GS-TD1, the world's first consumer-grade camcorder to shoot two frames of Full HD in 3D mode, using a pair of parallel lenses and CMOS sensors. The GS-TD1 can record in either side-by-side AVCHD format or Full HD MP4 MVC 1920 x 1080/50i, an iteration of the MultiView codec used for 3D Blu-ray. It can also take 3D still images in .MPO format. Another famous 3D camcorder announced from JVC is GY-HMZ1U which records 3D by combing two lens and sensors into one small package which makes it easy to capture great images.
However, for Mac users, they will have some further work to deal with the 3D AVCHD footage. For example, import/edit the footage with Mac's common editing software FCP(X), it is essential toconvert 3D AVCHD to a mac compatible format. The reason lies on the AVCHD video format is not supported well by FCP X. Many people explained that there are many problems when import JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD to FCP X. According to the test, the Apple ProRes format is compatible for editing on FCP X.
Pavtube 3D MTS Converter for Mac can help you transcode JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X editing, please follow the steps below.
Step 1. Drag and drop JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD files to Pavtube MTS Video Converter for Mac. Then the files will be listed on the file list tab, you can choose to check the properties of the video or preview it.
Step 2. Choose best output format for the JVC Everio GS-TD1/GY-HMZ1U 3D AVCHD to ProRes MOV conversion.
Click the format bar, and there will be many output formats on the format list. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).