Summary: If you are looking for a way to import Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S to FCP 7/X without the complex plug-in software, read this article to find a fast and fluid workflow solution for HXR-NX100 XAVC S with FCP 7/X.
The HXR-NX100 is another addition that has been added to the Sony NXCAM camera family. The camcorder has extended the recording flexibility and range with the capability to record in AVCHD, DV and XAVC S for multiple choice and high quality images. FCP 7 or FCP X users who have recorded some excellent cinema-like XAVC S movies with HXR-NX100 will definitely look for a way to do post production work of the video in FCP.
To solve the video codec incompatible issues, Sony has created a special plug-in to help FCP 7/X to ingest the XAVC and XAVC S files. However, most people are complaining about the complicated operating process. Any simple alternative solution?
The answer is transcoding XAVC S to Apple Prores Codec, which has designed to work especially well as high-quality and high performance editing codec for Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro X. To complete this task, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac can be your beneficial solution to encode Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S to FCP 7/X fast and fluid editing codec -Apple Prores. What’s more, the program also empowers you the ability to produce other professional editing codec from Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S to edit with Avid Media Composer (DNxHD mov), iMovie/FCE(Apple Intermediate Codec), etc.
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1. When converting video to Final Cut Pro oriented format templates(e.g. Apple Prores), please ensure that your computer has Final Cut Pro installed, otherwise the converted files will have audio only without image.
2. If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs, or you may get files with sound only without video.
How to transcode Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S to Apple Prores for FCP 7/X editing?
Step 1. Add Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S files.
Download, install and run the program on your computer, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” icon to load your source XAVC-S files from Sony HXR-NX to the program.
Step 2. Pick output file format
From “Format” bar drop-down option, choose “Final Cut Pro > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the final output format for editing XAVC S in FCP 7/X.
Tips, the program supports to output different types of Apple Prores codec. If your Mac is a little old or slow, you can choose to select “Apple Prores 422 (LT) (*.mov)” or “Apple Prores 422 (Proxy)” to save your bandwidth, if your computer is fast enough or you wish to do some high performance editing work, “Apple Prores 422 (HQ) (*.mov)” or “Apple Prores 422 (*.mov)” is more preferable.
Step 3. Edit Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S video.
Open “Video Editor” window, here you can trim video length, crop video file size, apply special effect, add image or transparent text watermark, add subtitles, replace or remove original audio, etc.
Step 4. Start Sony HXR-NX100 XAVC S to Apple Prores conversion.
Hit the right-bottom “convert” button, the program will start automatically start the conversion process.
Soon after the conversion, just click “Open output folder” button to get the generated Sony HXR-NX100 files for natively editing in Final Cut Pro 7/X perfectly.
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