Import Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 to FCP X and edit with Apple ProRes 422 codec


Import Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 to FCP X and edit with Apple ProRes 422 codec

“How can I import Sony NEX 6 camera recorded MTS files into FCP X for editing? I have bought the new camera – NEX-6, it works great, the recorded videos are in .mts format, now I want to load them to FCP and edit natively, what’s the best format to convert? Thanks!”

Sony cameras like NEX-3N/5T/6/7 are very popular on the market, it can help us to take beautiful photos and high quality videos, the recorded vides are in AVCHD MTS format.

Have you ever tried to edit Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 AVCHD videos in FCP X? If so, you may have found that when you try to ingest Sony MTS to FCP X, the .mts files grey out and you cannot select any of them at all! If you look through the related forums, you will get many AVCHD importing problems there and the reason is that AVCHD MTS format cannot be recognized by FCP X.

After getting more info about the FCP, you will know that Apple ProRes is the most compatible video format of FCP, including FCP 6/7 and FCP X. So is there the best solution to the FCP X importing issue or what is the most professional and versatile Sony MTS to FCP X converter, which is great in converting Sony 3N/5T/6/7 MTS to FCP X Apple ProRes codec?

With many conversion experiences, we recommend the highly-praised MTS to Final Cut Pro Converter for Mac users. The great Sony NEX 3N/5T/6/7 to FCP converter is good at transcoding MTS files to ProRes with lossless quality at much faster speed than other converters. In addition, it is designed with many useful editing features, including joining files into one, adding text/image/video to the imported videos, replacing audio tracks, splitting long clip at vertain lenghth or time, etc.

Guide: How to convert Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 to FCP X Apple ProRes Codec?

Step 1: Free download the HD Converter for Mac and load your Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 MTS files to the best Mac AVCHD converter.


1. If you have copied the videos to your Mac, you can directly drag the M2TS files to the MTS to ProRes Converter.

2. In order to join the clips into one for easy editing, please tick the box “Merge into one”.

Step 2: Click on the Format box and select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (mov), in which there are five ProRes options for you.

Tip: If you want the HD export videos, please set ProRes 422 or ProRes 422 (HQ) as output. If you are intended to get the SD converted files with smaller size, ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444 are the choices for you.

Step 3: Customize the video and audio parameters by clicking Settings in the Profile Setting. If you have no specifc requirement, you can just skip the step and leave the parameters as default.

Step 4: Convert Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 MTS to FCP X by clicking the button for “Convert”.

After the Sony NEX-3N/5T/6/7 MTS to ProRes conversion with the AVCHD Converter, you can import and edit your MTS recordings in FCP X without any problem. Moreover, the AVCHD conversion with the top MTS Converter on Mac can be effective for all the Sony/Panasonic/Canon/JVC AVCHD cameras/camcorders. It is also effective in solving the importing problem of Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, FCE, etc. please take a try now, hope this program can help you.

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