How to Edit Sony HVR-V1P MTS in Final Cut Pro

The step-by-step guide shows you how to import Sony HVR-V1P MTS to Final Cut Pro for further editing with a powerful MTS to Final Cut Pro converter.

The video was shot in1080i 30p on mini DV. With my Sony HVR V1P, I can only play the video into camcorder. It looks great but not in FCP. I believe I have tried most every setting in my FCP audio video settings to import the Sony HVR-V1P footage into FCP. All failed. After searching online, I found an ultimate solution. Follow this article to learn how to open Sony HVR-V1P MTS in Final Cut Pro.

These MTS/ M2TS files are natively supported by Final Cut Pro. But usually, you may come across you can’t import M2TS/MTS to Final Cut Pro for editing. The reason for this is your M2TS or MTS files can’t be fully compatible with Final Cut Pro. In order to keep the video quality as well as finish the MTS Final Cut Pro task as quickly as possible, the Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac (Windows version) is in use. Just download and install it, then follow the three steps before you import Sony HVR-V1P MTS to Final Cut Pro for editing.

How to Transcode Sony HVR-V1P MTS to ProRes for FCP

A: Click “Add” button to load your source MTS files from Sony HVR-V1P. Or you can simply drag&drop the files into the program directly.

B: Go to “Format” bar to choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for FCP.

If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.

C: Tap “Convert” button to start Sony HVR-V1P MTS to FCP conversion. After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted footage for importing to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Editor Note:

With this ideal AVCHD Converter, you can transcode MTS to Apple ProRes, the well-acknowledged optimal editing format for FCP, saving trouble and time for rendering, as ProRes video will be processed by Final Cut Pro natively. Plus, you can also convert AVCHD to AIC .mov, MPEG-2, DNxHD, which are fully compatible with iMovie/FCE, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, etc. Simply download the program and start the AVCHD to ProRes conversion.

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