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.
In this case, AVCHD Converter for Mac is a good news for Sony HDR PJ30VE 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.
Tip: If you are a windows user, please go to AVCHD Video Converter for Windows to Convert Sony HDR-PJ30VE AVCHD to MOV for iPad, iPhone, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere to edit AVCHD on Windows 7/8/8.1/10.
Guide: Convert Sony HDR PJ30VE 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 HDR PJ30VE UFUWare AVCHD MTS Converter Mac and then click the “Add” button to load the 1080p AVCHD footage after transferring *.mts files from Sony HDR PJ30VE 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 HDR PJ30VE 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.