MTS to ProRes-Transcode Sony PJ580V 1080 60p AVCHD to FCP X


Summary: In this article, you will know how to transcode Sony PJ580V MTS to Final Cut Pro X with the best Sony AVCHD to Prores Converter.

Sony HDR-PJ580V camcorder is very excellent, it lets you record adventures in impressive Full HD 1920x1080/60p video or capture 20.4MP stills. Then, you can share your larger-than-life memories anywhere using the built-in projector capable of projecting footage up to 100" (diag.). Use advanced manual controls to expand your creative options or use CinemaTone presets to enrich colors creating a cinema-like quality. Store up to 11 hours of HD video thanks to 32GB of built-in Flash memory.

As you can see, Sony PJ580V can record AVCHD video format, AVCHD format is good to record high-definition videos, it's great for us to use Sony cameras to record AVCHD footages when we spend holidays. However, AVCHD format is not well supported by Final Cut Pro X and other software on Mac, especially for the 1080/60p mts recordings, you may encounter many problems when you try to import and edit them in FCP X on Mac.


If you want to edit Sony PJ580V 1080/60p AVCHD in FCP X, you need to convert Sony PJ580V 1080/60p MTS to FCP X best supported video format, FCP best supported video format is Apple Prores Codec MOV format, you can follow the steps below and learn how to transcode Sony PJ580V 1080/60p MTS videos to Prores codec for FCP X for editing smoothly. 

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Pavtube AVCHD MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac -The best AVCHD Converter for FCP.

This software can convert Sony PJ580V AVCHD video to FCP, iMovie, FCE or other common formats.

1. Install and run Mac Sony MTS to FCP Converter. Import Sony PJ580V AVCHD 1080 60p files to the converter.

2. Click "Format" bar to choose format for output, you can choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

4. You can click "settings" button to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.

5. Click "Convert" button to start converting Sony PJ580V AVCHD 1080 60P MTS to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X editing on Mac.

With Pavtube Sony AVCHD for FCP Converter, you can easily convert PJ580V AVCHD files to FCP supported files, video quality are guaranteed, just have a try, after converting, you can import converted videos to fcp for editing.

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