According to the “Final Cut Pro X Supported Cameras“, you will be told that FCP X doesn’t import MTS recordings with 1080/50p resolution shot by Sony HDR-PJ30VE Handycam AVCHD Camcorder natively.
The HXR-NX3/1 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder from Sony brings high-quality performance, adaptability, and ease of use to a compact, handheld body. The camcorder features a 3-chip Exmor sensor with Full HD 1920×1080 resolution, Sony G lens with 20x optical zoom range, and a 40x Clear Image Zoom for 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm. It also features Wi-Fi connectivity for transferring video files from the camcorder to mobile devices, as well as controlling camera functions from your smartphone or tablet. A network-friendly 720p, 3 Mbps MP4 recording option allows for easy transfer and compatibility with computer, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
In this case, AVCHD Converter for Mac is a good news for Sony HXR-NX3/1 HD Camcorder owners, who want to edit MTS file on FCP X. This Mac AVCHD Converter is an amazing MTS file converter for Mac users to convert 1080p MTS to Apple ProRes422(*.mov)/ProRes4444(*.mov), DVPRO HD(*.mov) and HDV(*.mov) for Final Cut Pro X from Sony HDR PJ30VE HD Camcorder to Mac so as to edit AVCHD video in FCP X smoothly.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Tip: If you are a windows user, please go to AVCHD Video Converter for Windows to Convert Sony HXR-NX3/1 AVCHD to MOV for iPad, iPhone, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere to edit AVCHD on Windows 7/8/8.1/9.
Guide: Convert Sony HXR-NX3/1 1080p AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac OS X Mountion Lion 10.8,Mavericks 10.9,Yosemite 10.10.
Step 1: Import MTS to FCP X Converter
Launch Sony HXR-NX3/1 UFUWare AVCHD MTS Converter Mac and then click the “Add” button to load the 1080p AVCHD footage after transferring *.mts files from Sony HXR-NX3/1 HD Camcorder to Mac.
Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV
Select the “FCP > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or “FCP > Apple ProRes444(*.mov)” option as the output format for converting AVCHD footage to FCP X. And then go to the “settings” window to set the resolution from 1920 x 1080 to 1280 x 720(720p).
Click the “Convert” button to start the conversion from Sony HXR-NX3/1 HD Camcorder 1080p AVCHD to MOV with Apple ProRes. After converting is finished, you are able to import the converted MOV into FCP X with ease.