The Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder is the first Handycam camcorder with a 35mm sensor to fully exploit the artistic potential of interchangeable lenses. With a resolution of 24.3 effective megapixels, the camcorder's Exmor CMOS sensor is around 40 times larger than its equivalent in standard consumer camcorders and more than twice the size of the APS-C sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models. With a wider view, surprising low-light sensitivity and robust defocusing capabilities thanks to an ultra-shallow depth of field, you can tell your story in dramatic fashion.
When you come across this camcorder, you will import the Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD footages to Final Cut Pro for editing. As far as we know AVCHD format is a delivery codec not for editing, so the is not compatible with many editing software, such as Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express on Mac. That is to say, Final Cut Pro doesn't supports Sony VG900 AVCHD well, it takes much time to render. If you want to smoothly import and edit Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD video with Final Cut Pro (FCP 6/7, FCP X), you should to convert Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD to MOV format encoded with Apple ProRes codec, that is best supported by FCP X/7/6. Below is a brief guide for you.
How to Convert Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac?
Free download and install the top Sony VG900 AVCHD to FCP X Converter:
Step 1. Launch Sony VG900 AVCHD to FCP X Converter. Click the "Add Video" button to import Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD files, or directly drag and drop the Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD files to it.
Step 2. Click the "Profile" option to get the drop-down menu, and then move you pointer to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)", which is compatible with FCP X.
Step 3. Click the "Settings" button and you will get a new interface named "Profile Settings". You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4. Click the "Convert" button under the preview window, the Mac Sony AVCHD to ProRes Converter will convert Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X. Then you can edit Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD video files in Final Cut Pro X smoothly on Mac.