“How to import XAVC to Final Cut Pro? Fianl Cut Pro X cannot recognise XAVC S files on my Sony A7s when attempting to import. Is there any way I can import these XAVC files into Final Cut Pro?” —— Answers Yahoo
XAVC is a recording format released on October 30, 2012 by Sony. XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. XAVC can support 4K resolution at up to 60fps.
In order to import Sony XAVC files to Final Cut Pro X, you’ll need to download and install the XAVC/XDCAM Plug-in for Apple (PDZK-LT2) provided by Sony. If not, then you can still import Sony XAVC files to Final Cut Pro by transcoding XAVC videos to Prores MOV for Final Cut Pro.
Here, you can turn to XAVC Converter for Mac which can fast and best convert Sony XAVC, Sony XAVC S videos to ProRes MOV for editing in Final Cut Pro (X) or AIC MOV for iMovie. Besides, it can also convert Sony 4K XAVC videos to other videos such as AVI, WMV, MPG, MP4, FLV, 3GP, MKV etc on Mac.
Tips: If you need to convert and edit XAVC videos on Windows, you can turn to XAVC Video Converter.
Step by step to import Sony XAVC videos to Final Cut Pro
Step 1: Import Sony XAVC videos
You can directly drag and drop or click “Add File” to load XAVC files to XAVC to Final Cut Pro Converter.
Step 2: Select Prores MOV as output format
In the drop-down list of Profile, go to “Final Cut Pro” and select “Apple Prores 422 (*.mov)”as the output format.
Step 3: Convert Sony XAVC to Prores MOV for Final Cut Pro
Click “Convert” to begin XAVC to MOV Prores conversion.
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