Summary: Follow this article you will know the main feature of Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D Camcorder, and know the easy way to import and edit Sony HDR-TD20VE AVCHD 3D MTS video into Final Cut Pro X on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8, first you need to transcode Sony TD20VE 3D MTS to Apple ProRes Codec with Pavtube 3D AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X Converter. In addition, there is a good news, buy Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac, you can Free Get Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac on Pavtube Thanksgiving Giveaway 2012.
Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D Camcorder Key Features:
2 x 1/3.9in Exmor R CMOS with 5.4Mpixels; Full HD AVCHD 2.0 at up to 28Mbits/sec; 3D recording using MVC format; 17x Extended zoom (2D mode); 12x Extended zoom (3D mode); 64GB Flash memory
Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D Camcorder Pros:
Great image quality
Comprehensive manual features
Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D Camcorder Cons:
No lens ring
Proprietary accessory shoe
The HDR-TD20VE is rare, like the JVC Everio GS-TD1, in that it is built for 3D from the ground up. Instead of requiring any kind of 3D accessory, as with Panasonic's 3D-capable models such as the HC-X900, the TD20VE can shoot 3D whenever you like – simply flip a switch on the rear. The TD20VE incorporates two identical lens paths leading to two identical CMOS sensors, each 1/3.9in in size with 5.4Mpixels apiece and sporting Exmor R technology. This is Sony's equivalent of back-side illumination, which gives sensors greater light-sensitivity for improved image quality, particularly in low light.
3D AVCHD to FCP X solutions:
You may have use HDR-TD20VE camcorder and recorded many 3D AVCHD footages, after recording, you may want to import Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD to editing software on Mac, such as Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, etc. but, as we know, AVCHD is not the best format for use on Mac, users will encounter many problems when they try to import HDR-TD20VE 3D MTS to Final Cut Pro X, because the AVCHD format/codec is not friendly to Mac application, the best format is MOV.
The best method to solve these problems is to change Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD footage to FCP X best supported video format and codec. Apple prores codec is the best for FCP X. Now you can follow the steps below to transcode Sony HDR-TD20VE MTS/M2TS to FCP/FCP X best codec with Pavtube MTS converter for Mac.
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Step by step guide to transcode HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP X
1.Download Pavtube 3D AVCHD to Mac converter. This professional HD Video Converter can help you convert Sony HDR-TD20VE AVCHD files to ProRes or AIC codec for editing software on Mac, more output formats are also supported.
2.Install and launch this Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD Converter. Drag and drop your Sony HDR-TD20VE footage to the converter.
3.Click format bar to choose the output format. For editing in FCP, FCP X, you can click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
4.You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.
5.Click convert button to start.
With this Sony HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD to FCP X converter, you can easily convert HDR-TD20VE 3D AVCHD files to Mac editing software for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your HDR-TD20VE footages in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed. You can take this video to FCP X guide as example to import video files to FCP X. You can also find more tips and tricks in MTS column and FCP column.
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