When trying to import XDCAM (SD) clips into Final Cut Pro, the xdcam transfer software is first coming up with the error - ERROR SCANNING DEVICE - The mediapro.xml file cannot be found. This is most likely...
The Sony XDCAM EX series camcorder including Sony PMW-EX1, Sony PMW-EX1R, Sony PMW-EX3 and Sony PMW-350. For FCP users who are facing the same issue to import Sony XDCAM EX MP4 to FCP X, there are 2 solutions for you to fix the problems.
The first solution is using third-party Sony XDCAM Transfer software. Prior to importing Sony XDCAM EX MP4 with with XDCAM Transfer, you may use the Sony XDCAM EX Clip Browse to first copy the SxS-based media to local storage. Then you can ingest MPEG-4 wrapped XDCAM-EX media to QuickTime-wrapped media with XDCAM Transfer application on your scratch disk. Then you can simply choose the XDCAM EX Easy Setup that corresponds to your footage and edit as you would with any other native format in Final Cut Pro.
If the first solution is too complicated for you or you encounter some unsolvable problem when adopting the first method. A much simple but reliable alternative solution is recommended to you. You can use a third-party application to transcode Sony XDCAM EX MP4 to FCP X best native compatible editing codec -Apple Prores, which is specially developed by Apple for fast and fluid post-production editing workflow in Final Cut Pro X.
Apr 12, 2017 |
Sony Televison & Video