The Sony HDR-PJ440 HD Handycam with Built-In Projector and 8GB Internal Memory features an Exmor R CMOS sensor and a wide-angle Carl Zeiss zoom lens with 30x optical zoom. The PJ-440 captures Full HD 1920×1080 video at 60p and 9.2MP still images to its 8GB of internal memory or to optional media cards. The camera integrates a small projector in the LCD viewscreen door that allows you to project your footage on a screen instead of having to connect your camera to a monitor to show your footage. The camera’s Exmor R CMOS sensor is designed for increased sensitivity in low light situations and the Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode delivers smooth video. Users can monitor and playback footage via the 2.7″ LCD display with 230K dot resolution. The camera records using XAVC S codec at up to 50 Mb/s and features dual recording, which lets you simultaneously capture both high-quality AVCHD and web-optimized MP4 files.
Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 Videos.
So if you want to edit Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to FCP X converter for Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Sony XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 files from Sony FDR-PJ440 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 videos.
Step 2. Choose ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 videos from XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to MOV with ProRes or H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Sony XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 converter starts converting Sony FDR-PJ440 XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 videos to ProRes.mov or H.264 .mov, and joining the XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the XAVC S/AVCHD/MP4 files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.