Which camcorders are supported by FCP?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Luis Ortega, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Luis Ortega macrumors 6502a

    May 10, 2007
    Fetcham Surrey UK
    I am trying to find information on which camcorders are supported in FCP (version 7) for log and transfer.
    Some camcorder footage recorded to memory cards doesn't seem able to be imported into FCP using log and transfer.
    Is this about specific camcorders or about some particular format of the recorded footage?
    Is there a site where this is explained?
    Thanks for any advice.
  2. knello macrumors member


    Dec 2, 2004
    Seriously, I've never found a camera whose footage couldn't be imported. If the files play in Quicktime, FCP can edit them. If they can't, then they can be transcoded.
  3. martinX macrumors 6502a


    Aug 11, 2009
    Do you have any specifics? The only cases I can think of are some cams like the NX CAM recording in SD mode. FCP couldn't grab the MPEG2 streams. I think that may have been corrected now.

    No problems at all with the HD footage.

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