The Sony HDR-CX900 is a versatile camcorder that lets you capture Full HD 1920×1080 video in XAVC S (up to 50mpbs), AVCHD, or web-optimized MP4. But, you may have problems when you want to import Sony CX900 recorded XAVC S files to FCP for editing? XAVC S files are not well supported by FCP on Mac due to the unfriendly codec and limitations on frame rate and bitrate, you can’t edit the videos smoothly in Final Cut Pro.
How to solve this problem? As Apple Final Cut Pro (X) best supported video codec and format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so the best way is to convert Sony CX900 XAVC S to Final Cut Pro best supported Apple RroRes codec, then you can edit smoothly without rendering. You can follow the guide below.
Guide on how to convert Sony CX900 XAVC S 1080/60p to ProRes 422 for editing in Final Cut Pro.
Step1: Download the UFUSoft XAVC Converter for FCP as the best Sony XAVC S to FCP Converter, import your Sony CX900 XAVC S files to the software.
Step2: Click format column and choose the output format. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)
Step3: Click settings button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as bitrate, resolution, etc.
Step4: Start converting Sony CX900 1080/60p XAVC S to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro (X) on Mac.
After the Sony CX900 XAVC S to FCP conversion, import the converted MOV files to Final Cut Pro, then you can edit Sony CX900 files in FCP smoothly. Now just download this Mac XAVC S to FCP converter and have a try.