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Convert Sony A77 AVCHD MTS/M2TS to ProRes for FCP X

Sony A77 is the world's fastest DSLR. By harnessing the power of Sony's Translucent Mirror Technology, you can shoot up to 12 fps at full 24.3-megapixel resolution with continuous auto focus.

The Sony A77 camera can help you record vivid HD movies, it's also an excellent recorder. But, Sony A77 recorded files are in AVCHD format, this format is often used in Sony high-end cameras or camcorders. AVCHD format is not supported by many editing software, such as FCP X. so if you want to edit Sony A77 files in Final Cut Pro X, you need to convert first.


FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so if you convert Sony A77 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV format, you can edit Sony A77 footages in FCP X smoothly without rendering, below is a guide for you to transcode A77 AVCHD to FCP X ProRes.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac can not only just handle those AVCHD files from Sony A77 to transcode into ProRes codec, but also convert raw files into other numerous formats for different play platforms like iPad, Apple TV or other editors like Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie.


How to Convert Sony A77 AVCHD MTS/M2TS to ProRes for FCP X on Mac OS X/ Yosemite?

Step 1. Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Video Converter for Mac.

Install and run Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best Sony AVCHD to FCP X Converter, and click the "File">"Add Video/Audio"button to load Sony A77 AVCHD videos. Or those two icons can also do such job.


Step 2. Select "Apple ProRes 422"as output video format compatible with FCP X

Click the drop-down list in the Format line to get the format box. Then choose the "Final Cut Pro"> "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)"for full HD 1080p AVCHD files.



If you don't care about the file size and just want to pursuit the HD quality of your converted files , then Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov) may be your best choice.( To learn differences among Apple ProRes codecs)

Step 3. Adjust the output video's parameters as you want.

Click the Setting button after the Format to get the Profile Settings. Change the Size to 1920×1080, the Bitrate to original and the Codec after Audio to AAC for getting the perfect effects.



If you want to get 4K videos, then you can type 3840*2160 manually to go. You can also see the output file size in the bottom of the "Task information"tablet.

Step 4. Convert Sony A77 MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP X editing on Mac OS X Yosemite

Click the "Convert"button to start Convert Sony A77 MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes 422. With this Sony A77 AVCHD to ProRes Converter, you can edit Sony A77 video in FCP X smoothly.

If you forget to set the file location, then you can click the "Open output folder"to find it in the default location.

Additional Tips:

How to transfer media files into FCP X may allow newbie to master it quickly.

Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. If you don't need to load your files into FCP , iMovie, ,FCE, then this free version can be totally meet your needs. One more thing , no watermark in your converted files.

For Win users, MTS/M2TS Converter has added some remarkable new features, like H.265/HEVC may fit more HD viewing needs.

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