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Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with HDR-CX290 AVCHD Videos.
So if you want to edit Sony HDR-CX290 1080 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Sony HDR-CX290 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Sony HDR-CX290 AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Sony HDR-CX290 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Sony AVCHD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Sony HDR-CX290 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Sony HDR-CX290 MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Sony HDR-CX290 AVCHD MTS files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Sony HDR-CX290 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Sony HDR-CX290 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting Sony HDR-CX290 MTS videos to H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.