After popular Cyber-shot RX100 and RX100 II, Sony introduces the Sony RX100 III. The RX100 III makes a much better movie shooter, too, providing better stabilization, full-sensor video capture, zebra striping, and even a clean HDMI output function. Other changes include a brand-new lens that's bright across the zoom range, plus Sony's latest-generation BIONZ X image processor, improved autofocus, a selfie-friendly 180-degree tilting LCD, and a clever pop-up electronic viewfinder.
The RX100 III can record Full HD movies in AVCHD format and XAVC S format - a variant of the XAVC format used by many professionals. (XAVC-S to Final Cut Pro workflow) Dual video recording simultaneously stores small MP4 format files for easy sharing along with high-quality AVCHD / XAVC S files. Although 4K video recording isn't possible, the camera outputs 4K stills to 4K televisions via an HDMI mini cable.
When importing Sony RX100 III MTS into Final Cut Pro X/7, Avid Media Composer or iMovie, you may have some codec issues. So a powerful high-quality Sony RX100 III AVCHD Converter will helpful. It is able to convert 60p/50p AVCHD footage to ProRes 422 MOV and ProRes 4444 MOV for Final Cut Pro X. It can also convert AVCHD movies from RX100 III camera to iMovie 11, Premiere Pro CS6 and Avid Media Composer on Mac/iMac/Mac Pro(10.9.2 Mavericks included).
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to convert footage from RX100 III to Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid, Premiere, etc more editable format.
Step 1. Load Sony AVCHD video to the program
click the “Add File” or directly drag and drop to load native footage.
Step 2. Choose ProRes MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
To edit Sony Sony RX100 III AVCHD to iMovie/FCE, you can choose"AIC MOV (.*mov)".
To import Sony Sony RX100 III AVCHD to Avid, the best option is "DNxHD MOV (.*mov)".
To import Sony Sony RX100 III AVCHD in Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas, MPEG, WMV and AVC MOV are recommended.
Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters in Profile Settings
For 1080/60p recordings, 1920*1080 as video size, 30fps as video bitrates and pcm-s16le as audio codec are the most suitable settings. If you are in PAL (50p) area, you are recommended 25fps as video bitrate.
Step 4. Convert native AVCHD to MOV for Final Cut Pro
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Sony RX100 III AVCHD Video converter starts converting MTS to ProRes.mov for editing MTS in Final Cut Pro.