The following paper can mainly tell you the skills of importing Sony PXW-X70 XAVC files to Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. If you are now trapped in this suitation, I suggest you to change your Sony XAVC files into MPG as the suitable formats for Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Today we are talking about the main characteristic, Sony PXW-X70, which has the XAVC files as the output. You may be familiar with this guy if you are a professional photographer or video editor. In other ways, for the special XAVC formats, it might confused you a lot during the days, right? Such as playing on QuickTime, or edit in FCP?
For Sony PXW-X70, This kind of camera records broadcast quality 1920 x 1080 HD video using a variety of codecs, at 4:2:2 10-bit in XAVC, AVCHD and DV format. While, there are a few issues when it comes to viewing, importing and editing Sony PXW-X70 XAVC files in non-linear editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects, even incompatible for the latest versions.
Good news here! To find the solutions above, we have found the Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC have the common suitable formats as MPG, WMV or MOV. Another surprise is there is a XAVC to Premiere Pro/AE Converter for Mac (Windows version) can do this conversion well with no quality loss.
Install the program on Mac and run it. Click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import XAVC video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file. Then we come to the top point, click the ‘Format’ list and pull down to select ‘Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas’>>’MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the best output formats. Tips: you can also find this item in the ‘search box’.
Additionally, This Sony XAVC Converter for Mac can also help you to encode XAVC/XAVC S video to FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid, etc. You just need to choose a proper video format like ” Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov)” for FCP in the second step. For Avid Media Composer, choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output; For iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as output.
For those advanced users, you will be surprised with the ‘Edit’ function on the main interface. As the ‘Trim’ to decide the length of the video, ‘Crop’ to cut off the edges you unwanted, etc. More items are waiting here for you!
When you have done all the preparation work, back to the main interface, click the ‘Convert’ to start the conversion freely, finally, if yu are seeking for the transfer steps of Premiere Pro CC, here we go. Sincerely hope that this guide can actuallt help you edit your Sony XAVC recordings in Premiere Pro and After Effetcs CC.
- Play Sony XAVC with QuickTime
- Edit XAVC file with Avid Media Composer
- Recognize XAVC and How to Open XAVC on Windows/Mac