Summary: May be you have just recorded video by the latest full-frame mirrorless camera,
the 42.4-megapixel RX1R II but have no idea about importing the video to FCP for editing. Here is the best solution for you.
With the RX1R II, Sony continues to roll out 14-bit uncompressed raw capabilities to it.
You really can record videos with professional Sony RX1R II in highest quality. However, lots of the people encounter the problem like below:
I have record many clips of the Halloween Party and prepare to edit this videos in FCP X on my Mac, but I failed to import some of the record source of Sony RX1R II, some are succeed. Any one can give some other useful solution? By the way, the Mac system is OS X El Capitan. Thx.
Before give the methods I prefer wanna you figure out why some of the videos imported into FCP X succeed but some failed. In fact, Sony RX1R II Record video in two different format MP4 and XAVC S, the video in MP4 parts can be smoothly import in FCP X, but video in XAVC S parts was cannot. The XAVC S recorded video was in LPCM 2ch codec, and FCP X can not supported till now. Here show the detail recording format of Sony RX1R II in the table below.
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[Still Image]: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format),
[Movie]: XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch / AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) /
MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Also you can click to get Convenience Features (details) of Sony RX1R II.
In order to solve the can’t import issue, you’d better transcode the XAVC S format into other FCP X supported format for editing. Here is a powerful software can transcode XAVC to the format which FCP X can support perfectly for you.Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is just the tool you are looking for. This program can not only help you import XAVC S files recorded from Sony RX1R II into FCP X, but also many other format video recorded video by other devices. For example, the iPhone 4k videos or Samsung H.265 videos. Meantime, Pavtube HD Video Converter(Review) not noly supported output NEL editor(iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer included) format, there you can choose more than 70 output formats for any other purposes. If you are a Windows user,Pavtube HD Video Converter also available.
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Edit Sony RX1R II Record XAVC S Halloween Videos with FCP X on Mac El Capitan
Step 1: Transfer Sony RX1R II Record XAVC S Halloween Videos to Mac computer.
You can fit the Micro SD card recorded with your Sony RX100 IV XAVC S video footage into a Micro SD adaptor and then plug it into the SD media slot on your Mac computer for transferring media files to your Mac local drive.
Step 2: Add source video footage files to the program.
Launch the application on your Mac computer, click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button to import Sony RX1R II source files to the program.
Step 3: Choose output file format.
Click "Format" bar and from its drop-down list, choose "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple Prores 422 (*.mov)" as the final output format for your further workflows with Final Cut Pro X.
Step 4: Start to convert Sony RX1R II video to Apple Prores 422.
On the main interface of the tool, tap the "Convert" button on right-bottom to start the conversion process from Sony RX1R II XAVC S to FCP X Prores 422 transcoding process.
When the conversion is completed, feel free to import converted video to Final Cut Pro X to polish and enhanced your camera videos with all its advanced tools.
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