Import and edit Sony PXW-FS7 MXF in FCP X
Come here to find out more about the features and specifications of Sony PXW-FS7 4K camcorder, to make it easier for editing Sony PXW-FS7 MXF videos with FCP X on Mac OS X.
Sony’s PXW-FS7 designed with 4K camera system, it features a Super 35mm size sensor that allows you to capture images with cinematic depth of field. The camera’s E-mount is machined from stainless steel and allows you to use E-mount lenses or with the use of optional adapters to accept most 35mm lenses including PL, EF, Leica, and Nikon. The camera can capture footage to optional on-board XQD media cards in either DCI (4096 x 2160), UHD (3840 x 2160) at up to 60 FPS or HD at up to 180 FPS.
The camera records in your choice of XAVC-I, XAVC-L, or MPEG-2. However, MPEG-2 recording does not support the high data rates the camera is capable of generating when shooting in UHD, and is limited to recording HD video only.
While, when you want to import Sony PXW-FS7 MXF files in FCP X for editing, you will get frustrated due to the video codec incompatibility problem. So for people who want to edit Sony PXW-FS7 MXF footage in FCP X always want to keep the multiple audio/video track separately as original. Is it possible to solve this big puzzle?
Of course! YES! Come and meet the Acrok MXF Converter for Mac (Best Mac 4K Video Converter) and follow these steps as below. With it you are allowed to preserve all or any audio tracks for output Prores .MOV and mix the multiple audio tracks into one if you need. Besides FCP X, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere .etc.
Free download the Sony PXW-FS7 MXF to FCP Converter
How to transcode Sony PXW-FS7 MXF to Final Cut Pro X
Step 1: Install and launch this Sony PXW-FS7 MXF Converter for Mac on your computer. Transfer your Sony PXW-FS7 MXF footages to the converter.
1. If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have download and installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs manually, or you may get footage with sound only without video.
2. When import Sony PXW-FS7 MXF videos to the MXF to FCP X Converter, please make sure you have the entire MXF file structure as it saved on your camcorder’s P2 card. If you only have some loose .MXF clips, your files will have image only without audio.
3. If you wanna merge several Sony PXW-FS7 MXF recordings into one file, just tick the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Select output format
Click on the “Format” bar and get the drop down menu, then move your pointer to choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422” or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444” as the output format.
Step 3: Start converting Sony PXW-FS7 MXF to FCP X conversion
Hit Convert button to start encoding Sony PXW-FS7 MXF to ProRes .mov for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac OS X.
Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find the exported videos which can be directly imported to FCP X. Now you can edit Sony PXW-FS7 MXF clips in FCP X without any problem.