Sony's extraordinary PXW-FS5 is able to get you into tight places. To work in your lap. To move with the talent. To shoot high and low angles with equal agility. The most important thing is that this camera supports to shoot 4K video. How extraordinary! Maybe you have couldn't wait to record personal videos and put it into FCP to edit to show your talent.
Wait for a minute! 4K supporting maybe go to your head so that you forget that Final Cut Pro can only import MP4, H.264, DV, HDV,3GP, etc. Are your sure that you can import Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC video to FCP X/7/6 to edit?
OK. I know that you will say with the help of iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, nothing is impossible. Yes! Absolutely! This software can turn Blu-ray/DVD, normal MP4/MKV/AVI/FLV/ etc, and sure Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC to FCP X/7/6 supported ProRes formats without any video quality loss. For Windows users who want ProRes video, iFastime Video Converter Ultimate can help you.
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Step 1: Add Sony PXW-FS5 4K video
Install the Sony PXW-FS5 4K to Final Cut Pro converter program on Mac and run it. Drag the 4K video clips to the software. Or you can also click "Add video" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.
Step 2: Choose FCP compatible format
Go to "Format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.
Note: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.
Step 3: Downscale 4K to 1080p
Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more. In size box, input 1920x1080 so that you can successfully edit Sony PXW-FS5 video in FCP.
Tip: If you just want a certain clip of Sony PXW-FS5 video, you can click "Edit selected task" button on the top menu. There, you can trim video footage.
Step 4: Start Sony PXW-FS5 video to ProRes conversion
Click the "Start conversion" button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC video for FCP. After conversion, you can import converted video clips into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 to create the end results that you want.
If you did it as the steps, you will need to worry that you can't edit your Sony PXW-FS5 4K video in FCP any more. Now, you can shoot as many videos as you want with the extraordinary Sony PXW-FS5 camera.
Important note: If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don't forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
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