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Edit XAVC format Video with FCP-Take Easy to Convert Sony F55/F5 XAVC to FCP x or Final Cut Pro 6/7

Summary:Following Guide on Sony F55/Sony F5 Workflow for Getting 4K XAVC Files Into Final Cut Pro.

Sony PMW-F55/F5 are two large-single-sensor cine cameras. Each cameras record XAVC having a colour depth of 10-bits and four:two:two chroma subsampling. The Sony PMW-F55 can record XAVC with 4K resolution at 30 fps at 300 Mbit/s and 2K resolution at 30 fps at one hundred Mbit/s. The Sony PMW-F5 can record XAVC with 2K resolution at 30 fps at one hundred Mbits/s.

XAVC has been created as an open format, giving a license system for other companies within the broadcast and production sector to create their very own good quality and higher frame price merchandise.

XAVC can record 4K resolution at 60 fps with four:two:two chroma subsampling at 600 Mbit/s. A 128 Gigabyte SxS PRO media card can record as much as 20 minutes of 4K resolution XAVC video at 60 fps, as much as 40 minutes of 4K resolution XAVC video at 30 fps, and as much as 120 minutes of 2K resolution XAVC video at 30 fps.

However, the latest high definition XAVC/ XAVC S video format introduced by Sony--is not supported by FCP so far. To edit Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC footage in Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X/6 smoothly, the easy workaround is to change the file extention from "XAVC" to "ProRes", which is a friendly format supported by FCP. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.

First of all, free download Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5.8)

Overall, the program is an easy-to-use yet professional Sony XAVC Converter for FCP. It's able to convert XAVC files from Sony PMW-F55/F5 to Prores. With it, you can easily import XAVC files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing smoothly without quality loss. Now just download it and follow the step-by-step guide to convert Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC files to ProRes for FCP.

(Tip:) Click Sony XAVC Converter to get a windows version if you are running Windows PC.)

Guide of Converting XAVC to Prores for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X

Step 1: Load Sony XAVC files to the program
Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop the XAVC files to the Converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app.



Step 2: Select output format
You just need to go to Final Cut Pro column by choosing "Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)" as best video format for editing Sony XAVC in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.



Tips:
1- If you just want to convert this video for normal use and want it to be smaller in size, then Apple ProRess 422 (*.mov) is suggested.
2- You can also click "Settings" which is marked as step 3 to fix the frame rate, bitrate and video quality to your needs



Step 3: Start Converting XAVC to ProRes MOV

Now click "Convert" and let it go. The XAVC to FCP Converter for Mac supports batch conversion, so if you have lots of xavc videos to convert, check 'Shut down computer after conversion', and you can go away without keeping an eye on it.

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking "Open" button on the main interface, then you can transfer the files to your Final Cut Pro 7 or 6 to edit with ease.

Plus:

This Sony XAVC Video Converter supports to convert XAVC videos to other renowned video format like convert XAVC to WMV , convert XAVC to FLV, MOV,MKV,MTS and so forth.

Additionally, you are able to also edit XAVC video like convert XAVC to iMovie, convert XAVC to Sony Vegas.

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