Summary: In this article you can find the easiest method to edit Sony NEX-FS700 4k XAVC AVCHD in FCPX on Mac, just learn how to convert raw 4K MXF files for Vimeo sharing workflow.
NEX-FS700UK equipped with a new 4K Exmor Super 35 CMOS sensor
(Total 11.6 million pixels) capable of cranking at up to 960 frames per second. 2K
up to 240fps and 4K RAw up to 60fps. Note RAW recording requires an upgrade and optional HXR-IFR5 & AXS-R5 RAW recording system
"I shoot some interviews on Sony NEX-FS700 and I need to convert and import NEX-FS700 4k XAVC AVCHD to FCPX. Before that, I want to prepare camera files for editing in Final Cut Pro X. However, Final Cut's Log & Transfer function seems to crash a lot on my system. And Clipwrap can't work on my Mavericks 10.9.1 at all. Luckily, my friend, Lucy, a photographer introduces me Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac."
With this program, I successfully transcode NEX-FS700 4k XAVC AVCHD AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422. After editing, I produce a master copy of the video and then convert
it to various formats for distribution on Vimeo. Honestly, I appreciate the output video quality and the fast batch conversion speed
Below is a sep-by-step guide to convert and
merge Sony NEX-FS700 4k XAVC AVCHD to FCPX. Let's take a look!
Part 1: Transcode and Join Sony NEX-FS700 AVCHD to Prores 422
Step 1: Import Sony NEX-FS700 4k XAVC AVCHD to Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac
Click "add video" or "add folder" to load Sony NEX-FS700 clips. You can also directly drag files to the program. The program supports batch conversion and allows you capture images.
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)" I prefer to ProRes 422 HQ. You also have other options, including ProRes 422, ProRes 4444, etc.
Step 3: Transcoding settings (Optional)
Click the "Settings" button to adjust output profile settings. Here your can adjust bitrates, encode, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, sample rate, channels, etc.
Step 4: Conversion
Click "Conversion" icon to start conversion. With just a click on "Open output folder", you can locate the export converted and merged ProRes MOV easily. Then you can easily edit AVCHD footage in FCPX.
Part 2: share Sony NEX-FS700 4K XAVC AVCHD on Vimeo
Here you can directly upload edited MOV to Vimeo. Or you can convert ProRes MOV to MP4, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, MPEGPS, FLV, etc that you want for Vimeo with Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac