The HXR-NX5U camcorder is the Sony company’s first professional-level AVCHD camcorder. The Sony HXR-NX5U’s ability to capture HD and SD video in AVCHD and MPEG-2 formats–and save it to solid state media–is only one of its distinctive traits. Full-raster 1920 x 1080 video is another, including the option of recording 720/60p video as well as 60i, 30p and 24p.

As far as I know, AVCHD, a highly compressed video format, is not a good editing format for NLE system including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. Then how to import Sony HXR-NX5U videos to Final Cut Pro for editing without any issue? Well, if you make the recordings editable before taking to the program, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. Here you can download and apply UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac to achieve the goal effortlessly.

This Sony AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users to convert AVCHD video files to a format you want on Mac OS X. It offers the optimal preset profiles for Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE and more. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. Plus, it also provides you the editing functions like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, etc.

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Step 1: Install and run the UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as the top Sony AVCHD to FCP X Converter Mac, and transfer your Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD recordings to the program.

Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 2: Click on the “Profile” option, and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format.

Convert Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD to Apple ProRes

Step 3: 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 for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4: After the settings, click “Convert” button to convert Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion finished, you can smoothly transfer the converted files to Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac.