Final Cut Pro Users Can Work Bidirectionally With Images Captured Using Sony's XDCAM Gear

Telestream, a company that continues to address the incompatibility of today’s proprietary video formats, has introduced new Flip4Mac media software tools that let Macintosh Final Cut Pro users work bi-directionally with images captured with Sony’s XDCAM gear.
Flip4Mac XDCAM Component (v2.1), a QuickTime component and Final Cut Pro plug-in, allows the direct ingest of media from Sony XDCAM camcorders and compact decks into Apple’s Final Cut Pro editing suite. The new version also works with DV, HDV and IMX MPEG content, and can export IMX files back to XDCAM devices.

The ability to access file-based XDCAM content, either as low-res proxy or at full bandwidth, in SD or HD formats, and move MXF media between Apple’s Final Cut Pro real-time editing software and XDCAM devices, enhances workflow options.

Flip4Mac XDCAM Component places a .mov file directly into the user’s project bin. File transfer is performed over a Gigabit Ethernet connection for fast transfer of low-res proxies or high-res media files.

With the Flip4Mac XDCAM Component software, users can import and browse Sony systems for quick access without going to baseband video. File preview enables scene preview and selection prior to import.

Flip4Mac XDCAM Component Version 2.1 ($495) and all other Flip4Mac products will be demonstrated in the Telestream Booth (#SL-9214) at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention, April 16-19, in Las Vegas.

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