Now, more and more camcorders can support recording videos in more than one format, such as HDR-CX900 ,which allows you capture Full HD 1920x1080 video in XAVC S (up to 50mpbs), AVCHD, or web-optimized MP4. Some guys complain about camera formats and are still struggling to find an easy workflow to transfer Sony XAVC-S AVCHD 2.0 to FCP X that doesn't require multiple programs and so many steps. That's not too much to ask. It's just a converter that is efficient enough to convert multiple formats with the least steps. But apparently, many converters on the market lack the charm.
Think makes progress. Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, with the advanced technology and the clear interface, offers the timesaving conversion process effective and efficient with only 3 or 4 steps. The output format column is designed meticulously; the optimized video formats under FCP, iMovie, Avid, Sony Vegas, and etc will take you less than 30 seconds to pick out you want ones. However, the most beautiful part is still the perfect quality with proper file size that we care about most. You know, AVCHD/AVCHD to ProRes conversion offer brings astonishing size enlargement and quality degradation. And may be you can only get video without audio. Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac has been tested, which tells us that we don't need to guarantee quality at the cross of file size. And we can achieve perfect video and audio sync when transcoding XAVC-S AVCHD 2.0 to ProRes for editing in FCP X.
Below is a simple step-by-step guide to convert Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC-S /AVCHD 2.0 to ProRes MOV.
Step 1: Import AVCHD file
Just download a free Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac
Click "add video" or "add folder" to load Sony AVCHD recordings.
Check the "Merge into one" box to merge all clips into one big file.
Step 2: Select export format
Click the "format" and choose the "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)" Here ProRes 422 HQ is recommended.
Step 3: Transcoding settings (Optional)
Click the "Settings" button to adjust output profile settings.
Step 4: Conversion
Click "Conversion" icon and the XAVC/AVCHD to FCP X Converter will run at ultrafast speed. With just a click on "Open output folder", you can locate the export converted and merged ProRes MOV easily.