A quick-start tutorial for converting Sony AS30V MP4 to FCP/Adobe Premiere/Avid MC edit-friendly format with proper settings. It will save you both time and trouble, and all you
need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.
Sony AS30V Details
HD format: 1080p, 720p
Sensor resolution: 16.8 megapixel sensor
Feature: Action Camera, Waterproof, Image Stabilizing
Connectivity: Wireless, USB, HDMI
Storage media: Memory Stick, microSD Card
I just purchased a Sony Action CAM model HDR-AS30V and it saves its video files in mp4 files. While, there are dozen of .mp4 files can't be imported into the Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer softwares, for the complex video codec of MP4 files. File import failure, audio going out of sync, or maybe it just plays audio with no video rolling at all. Well, is there a fix for all of the issues while importing or playing MP4 files in FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid?
Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just what you need to achieve your goal.
With this powerful video converter program, you can effortlessly transcode MP4 to Premiere friendly movie format like MPEG-2, MOV (Note: it applies to all kinds of Adobe Premiere including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5/CS6) keeping the original quality. Besides Adobe Premiere, this software can also export Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems. If you are Windows users, this Video Converter is the alternative choice. Below is the detailed guide on converting Sony AS30V MP4 clips to Premiere Pro/Avid MC/Final Cut Pro friendly videos for smoothly playback and editing.
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How to import Sony AS30V MP4 video into FCP, Premiere, Avid
Step 1. Add MP4 files
Run the MP4 converter program you just set up. Drag and drop Sony AS30V video files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app. If you wanna combine several videos into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2. Choose output format
a. For editing MP4 in Final Cut Pro, click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.
b. To import MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro, just choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format.
c. To edit MP4 video in Avid MC, you are recommended to choose "Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)" as the target format.
Step 3. Start converting the MP4 footage
When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding Sony AS30V MP4 video for FCP, Adobe PP, Avid MC on Mac. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.
After the conversion, it's freely to import Sony AS30V MP4 into FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer for natively editing.
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