Thursday, June 20, 2013

How to edit Sony XAVC in Final Cut Pro X?

Tags: xavc to final cut pro, edit xavc with fcp, import xavc to fcp,convert sony f55 xavc files for fcp,xavc to prores 422

Sony PMW-F55 is a professional-grade camera with an 8.9-megapixel 4K-enabled image sensor. It's equipped with an electronic global shutter, a 7-inch LCD display with 1920 x 1080 pixel Full HD native resolution, microSD and SxS PRO+ media slots, as well as still, PL, and FZ mount support. Its features include HD/2K/4K video onto internal SxS memory and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K output. With PMW-F55, you can record Full HD XAVC clips 240 fps RAW 2K and 60 fps in RAW 4K recording onto the AXS-R5.
Can I edit Sony PMW-F55 and F5 XAVC video in Final Cut Pro X? The answer is "Yes". But, you have to transcode XAVC to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple Prores 4444. Which converter can do this? XAVC to FCP Converter is your best choice.

XAVC to FCP Converter for Mac, is a great Sony XAVC Converter for Mac which helps you to accomplish this goal. It can not only convert Sony F55 XAVC videos to Apple ProRes codec and guarantee smooth editing, but also able to convert various camcorder footage to compatible formats for iPad/iPhone, Android devices, as well iMovie, Adobe Premiere, FCE, Avid Media Composer, and so on. Now get it installed and let's work it out.

How to easily impot and edit Sony F55 XAVC videos in FCP?

Step 1: Import XAVC footage
Click top left icons to load your XAVC video from Sony F55 to XAVC Converter for Mac. You can load individual videos by clicking "add videos", or load the entire folder by clicking "add from folder".

Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Click the "Profile" option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov) as output format.

Step 3: Convert and Import XAVC to FCP
Click "Convert" button at the right bottom corner to start Sony PWM-F55 XAVC to FCP Conversion. As the Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) has extremely high quality, please make sure you have enough space to store the generated ProRes 422 (HQ) MOV files.

What is XAVC?
XAVC is a recording format that was introduced by Sony on October 30, 2012. XAVC is an open format that will be licensed to companies that want to make XAVC products. XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. The new codec is geared toward 4k production but can still be found useful for 2k production.
You also can learn more tips for XAVC to ProRes, or XAVC to iMovie.

No comments:

Post a Comment