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Old May 7th, 2009, 03:41 PM   #1
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working with AVCHD on my mac

This might be a very simple doubt for many, but i hope you can help me!

I just got the HDR SR1 sony, that records in AVCHD and sound in 5.1

I have a Mac Intel Core 2 Duo
got the Final Cut 6.0

I dont know how to import the videos to my hard disk and play them or edit them on the Mac.
the sound is in 5.1, i havnt got succes in playing it in Final Cut or quicktime player..

Can anybody help me telling me how can i convert the videos so i can play and Edit them in Final Cut 6.0 without loosing their quality?!?!?!

Thank you very very much

Carlos A.
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Old May 7th, 2009, 06:51 PM   #2
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1) Run software update to bring Final Cut up to 6.05.

2) Go to "File" / "Log & Transfer" menu and you'll be able to see thumbnails of your clips and choose what to ingest.
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