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Monday, June 24, 2013

XAVC to AIC -Solution for Importing & Editing Sony PMW400 XAVC videos in iMovie11/FCE 4

Maybe you have come across Sony PMW-400 XAVC to iMovie/FCE imprting questions and here offers you the best solution for editing PMW-400 XAVC in iMovie 11 and FCE 4.

After the successful sale of PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 all over the world, Sony keeps on developing more new models so as to gain more market share and to solidify its position in the already-full HD cameras market. To our excitement, Sony is planning to launch another new shoulder-mount camcorder which’s likely to be called Sony PMW-400 in August, 2013.

According to Sony’s official website, PMW-400 is an “affordable” broadcast camera with three 2/3-inch high quality Exmor CMOS sensors – boasting good low-light sensitivity of F12 at 59.94Hz and F13 at 50Hz. It is said that it will be shipped with a a 16x zoom HD lens and a 960×540 color LCD viewfinder with high resolution. Just like PMW-55 and PMW-F5, this PMW-400 adapts and supports Sony’s peripheral XAVC codec to offer 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD422 100Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD422 (low bit rate).

Speaking of XAVC, perhaps it is still new to some people. XAVC is a high-efficiency codec version designed to be used in a broader content production market. For mac users, iMovie and FCE are two kinds of easy-use tool to edit videos, however, you will find some XAVC footage from Sony PMW400 is not editable with iMovie11/FCE 4, such files will not be shown when you try to import. Keep reading and below is a quick and easy solution for solving the problem. 

To import Sony PMW400 XAVC files to iMovie 11 and FCE 4, the best way is to convert PMW400 XAVC to iMovie/FCE compatible AIC codec. To finish this job, a professional XAVC to AIC Converter for iMovie/FCE is necessary, and here, Pavtube XAVC Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here.

How to convert Sony PMW400 XAVC/XAVCS media to AIC for iMovie11/FCE 4

Step 1. Install and launch the Pavtube HD Video for Mac, click "add videos" to load individual videos, or click "add from folder" to load the whole folder.

Step 2. Click "Format" preset and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express-> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as best video format for editing Sony XAVC in iMovie and FCE as well as good video quality.

Step 3. now click "Convert" and let it go. The XAVC to AIC 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.

Tips: When the conversion is finished, you can import the converted XAVC file to iMovie 11/FCE 4.

Now you are free to import/edit Sony PMW400 XAVC videos in iMovie 11 and FCE 4 under Mac without problems.

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