Import Sony XAVC/XAVC S Footags to Sony Vegas Pro Editing

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“Trying to get 1080p XAVC footage from an Sony F5 to work in Vegas Pro. It imports, but when I try to do anything with it, it crashes. Wondering if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP!!!”

“I have some Sony XAVC S footage I’d like to use in Sony Vegas Pro. Seems that it’s still unsupported? Am I missing something or is this still unsupported? Does anyone know what I can possibly do???”

Have you also found that Sony Vegas Pro can not read Sony XAVC or XAVC files? It is necessary to find an effective way to import XAVC/XAVC S to Sony Vegas Pro, if you are shooting with Sony PMW-F55,
Sony PMW-F5, Sony FDR-AX1, Sony PXW-Z100, Sony FDR-AX100, etc, since the XAVC/XAVC S recording is not yet as popular as the cameras so that it is hard to find an editor to edit/conduct post production to such new format footages. Sony Vegas Pro 12 as it claimed can natively support Sony XAVC format footages; however, older version of Vegas like Sony Vegas Pro 8.0/9.0/10/11 do not fully support XAVC or XAVC S. To avoid any video, audio incompatibility issues, here we outline how to import XAVC files to Sony Vegas Pro, including Vegas Pro 12.

Actually, it is easy to solve the importing problem of XAVC/XAVC S and Sony Vegas Pro. You just need to convert Sony XAVC/XAVC S footage to MPEG/MOV, the compatible video format for editing in Sony Vegas Pro. Besides, if you don’t have so much spare space, WMV is also a great choice for you. In order to preserve the HD quality of your XAVC files, a top XAVC to Vegas Pro Converter becomes the most important part in the problem-solving process. Here recommened the UFUSoft XAVC Converter as well as the four-step guide for you to get your Sony XAVC/XAVC S converted to MPEG/WMV/MOV for importing to Sony Vegas Pro 12/11/10/9/8.

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How to Convert Sony XAVC/XAVC S videos to Sony Vegas Pro Supported Video Format?

Step 1. Load XAVC/XAVC S files to the UFUSoft XAVC Converter

Install the XAVC to Vegas Pro Converter, launch it. Drag and drop the XAVC/XAVC S files to the Converter, you can also go to Add files menu to add XAVC/XAVC S video clips to the app.

Convert XAVC to Adobe Premiere, XAVC Camcorder Premiere MPEG

Tip: If you wanna combine Sony XAVC files into one file, you can select all files and click Merge.

Step 2. Select output format

Hit the “Format” bar and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPG, WMV or MOV as output format on the drop-down menu. (If you convert XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro, you can also select MPG, WMV or MOV as output format.)

Sony XAVC to Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5.5/CS5

Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3. Convert XAVC/XAVC S videos to Sony Vegas Pro

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start XAVC/XAVC S to MPG/WMV/MOV conversion. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. After the conversion, start XAVC/XAVC S and transfer the converted Sony XAVC or XAVC S movies to Sony Vegas Pro 12/11/10/9/8 to edit freely.