How can I import and edit JVC GC-PX100 60p AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro X? If you are looking for an answer to this question, you may wish to read this post. It presents an easy and direct way to convert JVC GC-PX100 60p AVCHD files to ProRes 422 for use in FCP X with optimum performance.
The JVC GC-PX100 Procision Full HD Camcorder is a premium video camera that also offers a stills capture at its full 12.1MP resolution. It offers a host of high-end shooting modes to suit the videographer’s every need with a range of shooting formats and frame rates, including a range of slow-motion capture modes.
The real strength of the JVC GC-PX100 is its video capture technology. The model offers Full HD 1920 x 1080-60p capture in AVCHD, MOV and MP4 formats at 40Mbps, 36Mbps and 28Mbps respectively. And this selection virtually assures compatibility with you preferred codec in a variety of usage and workflow scenarios.
The GC-PX100 also features some impressive one-touch advanced video shooting modes. These include high-speed shooting of 100, 200 or 250fps at 640 x 460 pixels, or 400 and 500 fps at 320 x 176 pixels.
For a fast and fluid workflow, videographers sometimes need to transcode GC-PX100 60p AVCHD footage to ProRes .mov for use in FCP X with optimum performance. This requires third party software like HD Video Converter for Mac. This app can convert JVC GC-PX100 60p AVCHD files as well as its MOV and MP4 footage to whatever format you request with excellent quality. Read on to find a step-by-step guide talking about how to convert GC-PX100 60p AVCHD to FCP X’s favorite ProRes 422 format.
[Guide] How to transcode JVC GC-PX100 60p AVCHD media to ProRes 422 for FCP X editing?
First of all, download a trial version of HD Video Converter for Mac
Then follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional JVC GC-PX100 AVCHD to FCP X Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format for opening with FCP X
From the Format bar, move to ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue, and select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as target format. Apple ProRes is the best suited editing codec for FCP X and its former version FCP 6 and 7. When loading them into FCP (X), you needn’t wait for a long time for rendering.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start JVC GC-PX100 60p AVCHD to ProRes MOV conversion.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes 422 QuickTime files for transferring and editing in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with optimum performance.
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