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Old December 14th, 2011, 06:52 AM   #1
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FCP 6.06 codec question

Hi everyone:

A colleague of mine is interested in combining footage from the Sony NX5U camera with his canon mini dv hd camcorder.

He asks: How would the (NX5U's) codec work with FCP 6.06? And combined with footage shot on a canon mini dv hd camcorder with mpeg-2 apple intermediate codec?

I'm not sure how to answer the question, and appreciate any help you could offer.

Thanks!

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Old December 14th, 2011, 09:34 AM   #2
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Re: FCP 6.06 codec question

I think he needs to transcode AVCHD footage from NX5U to either ProRes 422 or DVCProHD to get any decent performance from FCP 6.
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Old December 22nd, 2011, 09:29 PM   #3
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Re: FCP 6.06 codec question

Sounds about right.
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