How do you import clips on Final Cut Express from Sony Handycam HDR-CX130?
“I’m trying to import clips from my Sony Handycam HDR-CX130 on to FCE. I know you have to log and transfer. But when I add a clip to the queue, it works for like, 10 seconds then the status changes to an exclamation point. HELP PLEASE.” from Yahoo Answer
So many friends feel confused or disappointed when they can’t import the Sony AVCHD to FCE directly. But of course we can’t wait the next MC version can fully support Sony AVCHD or Panasonic AVCHD completely. But we can rely third to solve the problem in a lower cost.
Right solution to import Sony HDCAM, Sony Handycam AVCHD to FCE.
If you can’t find a workable workflow to import above Sony AVCHD to Final Cut Pro, then Mac Sony AVCHD to FCE Converter is recommended for you. With it you can convert the Sony HDCAM SR AVCHD, Sony Handycam AVCHD to FCE best format with 1080p or 1080i quality to edit smoothly in FCE.
Tutorial of converting transfer Sony Handycam AVCHD to FCE(Lion include)?
Step 1: Clicking “Add File” to import Sony HDCAM SR or Sony Handycam AVCHD files to Converter from your HD Drive.
Step 2: Set Output Video Format for FCE Media Composer
Click “Profile”, go to iMovie Video-> MOV
If you need convert to MPEG-4 format, the MP4 format is also in the common video list.
Step 3: Click “Start” button to begin AVCHD to FCE supported format conversion.