Make Sony XAVC Files Compatible with Avid Media Composer on Mac

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When I import Sony XAVC video to Avid Media Composer, I found the footages can’t be supported, how can I edit XAVC with Avid Media Composer?

Avid Media Composer is non-linear editing system. The program allows you for film editing, uncompressed standard definition (SD) video and high definition (HD) editing and finishing. Sony XAVC camcorder like Sony PMW-F3, Sony PMW-F5, Sony PMW-F55, Sony PMW-F65, Sony FDR-AX1, Sony FDR-AX100, Sony NEX-FS100, Sony NEX-FS700, Sony HDR CX900, etc is a good choice to keep a record of the precious moments in life like graduation ceremony, family reunion, birthday party, wedding or baby growing-up. But when you try to import the XAVC recordings to Avid Media Composer for editing, you may encounter the problem above. This is because your XAVC videos contain some codecs which can’t be recognized by Avid Media Composer.

To solve this problem, the best way is to convert Sony XAVC to Avid Media Composer supported input video format, Avid Media Composer best supported video format is DNxHD codec MOV format, when you have converted videos to DNxHD codec MOV format, you can edit videos natively in Avid Media Composer. UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac or Windows is recommended for you to do this job. With simply a few clicks of mouse, the whole conversion will be completed. The converted video files will ensure the best results when being used in Avid Media Composer. This excellent Avid DNxHD converter will help you to transcode Sony XAVC files to DNxHD native codec for Avid MC, it can also convert any video to MKV, AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, FCP, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, or other format, most formats are optimized.

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Guide of Converting XAVC to Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Run the UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac 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: You just need to go to “Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)” as the best video format for editing Sony XAVC in Avid as well as good video quality.

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Tip: 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: When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start XAVC to DNxHD .mov conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

Once the conversion finished, you can import the converted XAVC file to Avid Media Composer (5.5/6.0/6.5) smoothly with superior speed once the post production process begins.

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