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How to import and edit Sony A77 Mark II AVCHD MTS files in FCP X on Mac?

Sony A77 Mark II has a 24 million-pixel sensor, and uses respected Bionz X processor, and improved AF system. The hardware means that the Sony A77 Mark II is capable of resolving a high level of detail and controlling noise at high sensitivity settings.

Question: “How can I import Sony A77 Mark II recorded MTS video to FCP X for editing? I have purchased the Sony A77 2 camera to take photos and full HD 1080p videos, after recording I find the files are in .mts format, and when I import Sony A77 2 files to Final Cut Pro X on Mac, it shows the format is not supported, can you help me to edit Sony A77 2 AVHCD MTS videos natively with FCP X?”

From the quoted question of one Sony A77 Mark II user, we learn that the user want to import Sony A77 Mark II AVCHD MTS files to FCP X for editing. On Sony camera forums, many users are talking about this issue, as many people have use Sony cameras to record videos in MTS format, but editing software like FCP X can’t support recordings well, there are many problems occurred.

Best solution:

How to import Sony A77 2 video to FCP X for editing natively?

In order to import Sony A77 Mark II 1080p AVCHD MTS files to FCP X, you have to transcode/convert MTS files to FCP X compatible format, like Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, it’s native editing format. So you will need a 3rd party software for converting since the FCP X can’t recognize the MTS files directly.

aPubsoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the best software to convert AVCHD MTS video to Apple ProRes 422, AVI, MOV, MP4 or other formats. This excellent program has been used by many Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and JVC camera/camcorder users, it works perfect to convert AVCHD MTS files to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X native editing, besides it has native codec output like DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, AIC codec for iMovie/FCE, etc.

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After you downloaded the professional converter, please install it on your computer, launch it and import your Sony A77 Mark II AVCHD MTS recordings. You can import several files at one time, batch loading and converting feature is supported.

Sony A77 Mark II to FCP X Converter

After importing the Sony A77 Mark II AVCHD MTS videos, please choose output format in the Sony A77 2 to FCP X Converter by clicking “Profile” button. To convert Sony A77 2 AVCHD MTS to FCP X most native format, please select Apple ProRes codec MOV for output. You can also choose other formats according to your need.

Convert Sony A77 2 AVHCD MTS to Apple ProRes MOV

Tip: If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button and then adjust the codec, bitrate, frame rate or others.

When the settings done, please click “Convert” button to convert Sony A77 Mark II AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac.

After the Sony A77 Mark II MTS to ProRes conversion finished, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes .mov videos, and then you can import and edit them with Final Cut Pro X/7/6 natively. Just take a try now!

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