Best way to edit Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD files in FCP X and Premiere on Mac

The Sony HXR-NX70 is a compact rain & dust-proof NXCAM camcorder designed for journalists, documentary makers and anyone else who needs capture superb content whatever the conditions. It supports 1920×1080 60p full HD recording at 28Mbps. If you have got a Sony HXR-NX70 camera, you will still want to get a way to import the recorded 1080/60p AVCHD footages into Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing on your Mac. Here I will outline the easy solution to import and edit Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD files in FCP X/Premiere on Mac.

Many Sony HXR-NX70 users are facing the incompatible troubles with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro in 1080/60p AVCHD. The reason that you can’t successfully import the Sony NX70 1080p AVCHD to FCP X, Premiere Pro is that AVCHD is a delivery codec rather than editing codec and the 1080 60p is a non-standard format for most NLEs including FCP X and Premiere. The best method to solve the issue is to convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD to FCP X/Premiere most compatible format with aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac, a professional AVCHD player, converter and editor on Mac.

Overall, this Mac HD Video Converter comes with supports for a wide range of video editing software and media devices, including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve, iMovie and Final Cut Express, Sony Vegas Pro, etc. It helps you convert Sony as well as Panasonic, Canon AVCHD recording to any editable format like ProRes MOV, MPEG-2 MPG, DNxHD MOV, AIC MOV, etc as you need without any quality loss.

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How to convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD for FCP X/Premiere editing?

1. Install and launch the Sony HXR-NX70 to FCP X/Premiere Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD files to this powerful program. Or you can simply drag the videos directly to the converter.

Sony HXR-NX70 to FCP X/Premiere Converter

2. Select proper format for FCP X and Premiere:

a. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. The Apple ProRes is the native codec for Final Cut Pro editing.

Convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD to Apple ProRes

b. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format. The MPEG-2 MPG is the native format for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD to MPEG-2 MPG

3. You can Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

4. Click “Convert” button to convert Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD to ProRes MOV or MPEG-2 MPG for FCP X/Premiere on Mac.

When the Sony HXR-NX70 AVCHD to ProRes/MPG conversion finished, you can easily import the converted Sony HXR-NX70 1080p AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 or Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC for editing with the best quality.