The Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder is designed for shooters looking for the inherent stability and professional feel a shoulder-mount form factor provides. It features a 1/4″ Exmor R CMOS chip that can work with as little as 0.8 lux illumination when in SD mode, and low light performance is further augmented by a built-in LED light shinning 800 lumens at 1.6; distance. The Sony MC2500 camera records Full HD in the widely supported AVCHD format and can record SD in the DV codec.The camera is Wi-Fi enabled allowing you to control it from an app as well as monitor a low-latency live feed on a smartphone or tablet.

You may have recorded many vivid clips in AVCHD format with Sony MC2500 camcorder. AVCHD format is not a widely used video format, so edit Sony MC2500 AVCHD on Mac software like FCP 6/7/X is not so easy. Many Sony HXR-MC2500 users have encountered problems when import Sony MC2500 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, FCP doesn’t support load Sony MC2500 AVCHD footages for editing directly, the main reason is the AVCHD video format and codec not well supported. To edit Sony MC2500 video in FCP 6/7/X smoothly without any problems, the best way is to convert Sony MC2500 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X best supported format.

Final Cut Pro 6/7/X best supported format and codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec, once you transcode Sony MC2500 AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 codec, you can import and edit Sony HXR-MC2500 AVCHD in Final Cut Pro without rendering.

How to convert Sony HXR-MC2500 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X?

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Step1: Import Sony HXR-MC2500 AVCHD video files

Install and launch the UFUWare AVCHD Converter as the Sony MC2500 AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac, and then click the “Add Video” button to import your Sony HXR-MC2500 AVCHD files.

Sony HXR-MC2500 AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac

Tip: If you have multiple Sony MC2500 AVCHD files, you can select all files and click “Merge” to merge the Sony MC2500 AVCHD files into one single file for Final Cut Pro so that you can play these files without interruption.

Step 2: Select compatbile output format for FCP X.

Click the “Profile” option and get the drop-down menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sub list are there a few formats which are all compatible with Final Cut Pro. Here we recommend the Apple PreRes 422 MOV.

Note: If you want the files to be in a smaller size, you can follow Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov) option. If your files size is at SD levels, you are advised to choose Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*mov), which is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings as well.

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Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters.

Click “Settings” button to adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4: Convert Sony MC2500 AVCHD video files to Apple ProRes MOV.

Click the “Convert” button; the best Sony AVCHD to ProRes Converter will convert Sony MC2500 AVCHD to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac immediately.

When the Sony MC2500 AVCHD to Apple ProRes conversion completed, you will get the converted files for FCP X. Now you can easily import the converted Sony MC2500 AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro X for editing with high quality without any trouble.