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Nov 22

Tutorial for beginners: How to import Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD MTS files to Final Cut Pro (X), iMovie, FCE on Mac

Sony has announced the NEX-VG30 interchangeable lens camcorder. The NEX-VG30 camcorder features the same sensor format that Sony builds into its standard size DSLR cameras. With approximately 19.5 times the surface area of conventional camcorder sensors, the 16.1MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor makes capturing high-quality, cinematic video with a shallow depth of field a breeze.

Whatever your genre, whatever your shooting style, take your moviemaking to the next level with the Sony NEX-VG30 interchangeable lens HD camcorder and lens.

You may like shooting video with Sony NEX-VG30, it’s wonderful for us to use this excellent camera to record beautiful landscapes and record exciting moments. After recording, you may need to import the Sony NEX-VG30 footages to Final Cut for editing, but, Sony NEX-VG30 recorded videos are in AVCHD format, the AVCHD MTS/M2TS format is not compatible with many editing software, such as FCP, FCP X and FCE on Mac. Final Cut software doesn’t supports AVCHD well, it takes much time to render.

What’s the best solution to import Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD files to FCP, FCP X, FCE for editing without rendering? The best way is to convert Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD MTS footage to ProRes codec MOV format, Apple ProRes 422 MOV format is best supported by FCP or FCP X, AIC MOV is best format for FCE and iMovie, the below is a brief guide for beginners.

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1. Open Pavtube MTS to Mac Converter for Mac, it’s an professional AVCHD converter on Mac which can convert Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD files to different formats. Click “Add Video” to load the .mts files from Sony VG30 Camcorder to the Mac Converter.

2. Click “format” bar to choose output format:

Choose “Final Cut Pro – Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best video format for importing Sony VG30 MTS files to Final Cut Pro (X) editing.

Choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as the best video format for importing Sony VG30 AVCHD files to iMovie or Final Cut Express.

Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.

3. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need.

4. Click “convert” button to start the Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD to ProRes 422 or AIC conversion.

With Pavtube MTS/M2TS converter for Mac, you can easily convert Sony NEX-VG30 AVCHD files to MOV with Apple ProRes or AIC Codec for Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express editing.

After converting, you can import videos to Final Cut Pro X/FCE/iMovie for editing as you want.

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