How to import AVCHD to FCP?
How to import AVCHD to FCP? Should I download an AVCHD plugin for FCP? I bought a new MacBook Pro mostly for the purpose of editing videos and using FCP. The problem is that my video camera is high definition, thus using AVCHD, and can’t be recognized by the tool, please help.
This guide is trying to explain why FCP does not read your AVCHD contents properly and guide you through AVCHD import problems with FCP. Final Cut Pro 7 (and any previous version) does not have native editing support for AVCHD footage. MP4 and MOV are the best video format for FCP editing. If you want to import AVCHD to FCP for further video optimizing you need to convert AVCHD to FCP compatible formats (.MP4 and .MOV are recommended). You can try our AVCHD to FCP Converter. This software will give you best and quickly FCP AVCHD solution.
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First, we need to know Apple ProRes 422 is the best codec for FCP 6/7X. So we need to choose this profile as output profile.
Step 1: Add AVCHD video files to AVCHD to FCP Converter.
Install and run AVCHD to FCP Converter, click add video icon to import AVCHD video files into this program.
Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV as output format.
Click “Format” bar to choose this profile under “Final Cut Pro”
Step 3: Transcode AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP.
Click “Convert” button and let this professional AVCHD to FCP Converter do the rest for you! After the AVCHD to FCP conversion, you can freely use your AVCHD files on FCP. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Air, iMac.
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