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Import/Edit 50p/60p AVCHD in Final Cut Pro (X) on Mac

If you want to edit AVCHD footages in FCP X on Mac, you can't import 50P/60P AVCHD videos to FCP X directly, the FCP X doesn't support 50P/60P AVCHD for editing.


Nowadays many cameras and camcorders can record full HD 1080P 50P/60P videos. The 50P/60P AVCHD files are good to maintain the quality of the video, but they are not easy to use. How to import and edit 50P/60P AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro?

To get the work done, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac can help you. The software can help you convert 50P/60P AVCHD files to FCP best supported video format. FCP best format is Apple ProRes Codec MOV format, and you can edit recorded videos without rendering in this format. Below is a guide for you, you can follow it to transcode 50P/60P AVCHD videos to FCP X supported format on Mac for editing.

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How to edit 50p/60p AVCHD in FCP flawlessly?

Step 1. Download the best Mac MTS/M2TS Converter, install and launch it.

Import the 50P/60P AVCHD files to the converter by clicking "Add video" or "Add from folder" button.


Step 2. Click format bar to choose video format for output. As FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, you can choose "Final Cut Pro">"Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)".



If you don't know which Apple ProRes codec to choose, then just check this "Differences among Apple ProRes codecs".

Step 3. You can click "Settings" button in the main interface to customize the output video's parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.


Step 4. You can edit the AVCHD video before you convert them to FCP X, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark and adjust effect to the videos which you will convert.

Step 5. Click "Convert" button to start converting 50P/60P AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV format for FCP X.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS converter for Mac can help you convert 50P/60P AVCHD files to FCP X Prores 422 format in few steps. After conversion, you can use the converted files in Final Cut Pro X as you want, just have a try.

How to transfer files to FCP X may be very useful to users who just step into this FCP world.

Further Reading:

How to Convert MXF to Avid DNxHD on Mac?

Convert P2 MXF to Avid/QuickTime for Editing

How to Play MXF with VLC?

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