Summary: Follow the below guide you can Convert Sony FDR-X1000V XAVC S/MP4 files to Final Cut Pro,Avid,Premiere compatible format easily with the help from XAVC S Video Converter Mac.
Introducing 4K recording plus 120 fps Full HD slow-motion capture to the Action Cam line is the FDR-X1000V from Sony. This versatile, splash resistant camcorder is designed to go wherever you do – whether on a mountain expedition or just for a walk in the park. Featuring Wi-Fi, the camera can be operated remotely using a mobile device or with the separately available RMLVR2 Live-View Remote. It features a water-resistant design and simple one-button operation. Video is recorded to a separately available microSD card, with the option for web-friendly MP4 and professional XAVC S compression.
In this article, we will share the guide on how to fast convert Sony FDR-X1000V XAVC S/MP4 video for FCP,Avid,Premiere,FCE,iMovie further editing.
If you shot videos with Sony FDR-X1000V used XAVC S format unveiled by Sony, there will be some issues when importing and editing the XAVC S videos in FCP,Avid,Premiere. And as I know XAVC S is a new recording format which can support 4K resolution (4096 * 2160 and 3840 * 2160) at up to 60 fps. However, XAVC S is still not so popular and widely used. So when you deal with the FDR-X1000V XAVC S/MP4 video in FCP, Avid, Premiere or other Mac tools FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc, you may encounter some format incompatibility issue. This article is written to help Sony FDR-X1000V users to solve such kind of problems.
First all of, you can get UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac, which is an easy-to-use yet professional XAVC S Converter for Mac(Mountain Lion, Mavericks,Yosemite included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony’s new XAVC S codec to Final Cut Pro fully compatible format and keep original quality at mean while. This software can export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie, FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems for native editing. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Converting Sony FDR-X1000V video to FCP,FCE,iMovie,Avid,Premiere friendly format on Mac
Step 1: Load XAVC S clips
Run the Sony XAVC S to FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid/Premiere Converter and click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button, browse to the XAVC footages and load them to the converter for conversion. You can check the “Merge into one” box to join several XAVC,MTS files together.
Step 2: Choose a proper 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 S in Final Cut Pro,final Cut Express,iMovie,Avid,Premiere with good video quality.
Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
Step 3: Start converting Sony FDR-X1000V XAVC S/MP4 to FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid/Premiere
When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start XAVC S Mac conversion. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.
After the conversion, it will be easy for you to import Sony FDR-X1000V footage into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X,FCE,iMovie,Avid,Premiere for editing or do whatever you want with the converted XAVC S footages on Mac OS X.
Additional Tip: More than FCP, you can also easily convert Sony FDR-X1000V XAVC S to iMovie, Avid, FCE, Premiere Pro, etc with UFUWare HD Converter for Mac.