Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is an enthusiast compact camera designed with a 20MP 1" CMOS sensor. If you are planning to buy a mid-range HD camera, RX100 could be a smart choice since it features 1080 60p or 1080i video capture with the ability to shoot a 17MP stills without interrupting movie recording in AVCHD video format. But before buying the camera, you should consider that whether you need to edit Sony RX100 AVCHD in Final Cut Pro or other video editors after shooting a movie because many editors like FCP do not support AVCHD files.
If you happen to encounter with the problem of "there are no files valid to be imported" when importing RX100 AVCHD to FCP, you may need to convert AVCHD to MOV file format which fits FCP the most. To do so, a smart AVCHD Converter for Mac is needed.
Free download the Mac AVCHD Converter and then read the guide below to know how to import Sony Cyber-shot RX100 AVCHD to FCP:
Once run the program, click "Add File" icon to import AVCHD .mts/.m2ts files by browsing your local disk or your camcorder. Batch converting function enables you to add and convert more than one file at a time.
As we all know, QuickTime MOV is the default video format supported by Mac applications and iOS devices, so if you want to import RX100 AVCHD to FCP, just hit the profile box of "Profile" to choose "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as the output video format.
After finish the steps above, Press the big purple "Start" button to convert Sony Cyber-shot RX100 AVCHD to FCP. When finish converting, you can then effortlessly import them to FCP to edit.