If you have HDV Camcorder which records all the high-definition videos on DV cassette tape, you will find the HDV 1080i video (1440 x 1080) can not be compatible with your Mac for editing on FCP.
How to Deinterlace/Convert Canon/Sony 1080i HDV(.m2t) to PreRes MOV for Editing in FCP?
So if you can not import your Canon/Sony 1080i Videos to FCP for editing on Mac, you need HDV(.m2t) compatible software - Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac to help you, it is the top-rated HDV Video Converter on Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard. It is easy to deinterlace and transcode 1080i HDV(.m2t) fils to Apple ProRes for FCP 6/7 in high quality without rendering.
Follow the steps below, and it is no more difficult to import Canon/Sony HDV videos to Final Cut Pro 6/7 for editing.
Step 1. Transfer Canon/Sony 1080i HDV(.m2t) videos to computer as above.
Lots of people had problems to transfer or capture the HDV/DV files from HDV Cam to Mac. This is not an issue with the Canon/Sony HDV Cam, DV and HDV format video from any miniDV or Digital8 tape based camcorder can be imported to a computer ONLY using firewire. So if you want to transfer the HDV/DV files from Canon HDV Camcorder to Mac, just go to store and by one IEEE1394 cable.For Sony HDV Cam ,directly connect Sony HDV Camcorder to Apple iMac/MacBook Pro via USB 2.0 cable.
Step 2. Load Canon/Sony 1080i HDV videos to Aunsoft HDV Video Converter for Mac.
Run Aunsoft HDV Video Converter for Mac as the perfect Mac HDV to ProRes Converter, and click the "Add" button to load the HDV*.m2t) videos from hard drive disk.
Step 3.Choose MOV with Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro.
Click the "Format" option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the "Settings" button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size.
Tip: Deinterlace 1080i HDV(.m2t) videos.
Click the "Editor" button, go to the Effect tab, and make sure the checkbox for Deinterlacing is ticked. The Mac HDV to FCP Converter will remove interlacing artifacts from 1080i HDV perfectly.
Step 4. Convert Canon/Sony 1080i HDV .m2t videos to Final Cut Pro.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac HDV to FCP Converter will start deinterlacing/transcoding 1920x1080i HDV to FCP on Mac conversion immediately.
After the conversion is finished, just run FCP and import the ProRes 422 MOV file in 1920x1080 for creating a new movie and film.
This HDV Video Converter for Mac supported HDV camcorder models:
Sony: Sony HDR-FX1, Sony HVR-Z1, Sony HDR-HC1, Sony HVR-A1, Sony HDR-HC3, Sony HDR-HC5, Sony HDR-HC7, Sony HDR-HC9, Sony HDR-FX7, Sony HVR-HD1000, Sony HVR-Z7, Sony HVR-S270, Sony HDR-FX1000
Canon: Canon XL H1, Canon XH A1, Canon XH G1, Canon HV10, Canon HV20,Canon HV30,Canon HV40
JVC: JVC GR-HD1, JVC GY-HD100, JVC GY-HD110,JVC GY-HD200