Sony Announces the Cinemon mp4 Work Accelerator
Using an XDCam EX camcorder with Final Cut has involved the somewhat time-consuming task of file conversion during transfer. But Sony is announcing a plug-in that promises to make this easier.
Sony’s website says “Product details coming soon,” but has a free 60-day trial dowload now.
The Cinemon mp4 Work Accelerator lists these features:
- Native Playback of XDCAM EX profiles in Apple Final Cut Pro
- Ability to playback XDCAM EX files directly from SxS cards
- Ability to playback XDCAM EX files in QuickTime (still requires FCP to be installed on machine)
- Drag and Drop or File Import of XDCAM EX files directly to Final Cut Pro
- Support for Quicklook viewing of XDCAM EX files in finder
- Render output for MOV using Final Cut Pro render engine
- MXF rendering using XDCAM Transfer tool