Convert Sony PXW-X200 XAVC, MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG IMX recording to FCP/Premiere/Avid

admin | | COMMENTS:No Comments »

This post guide you through the process of converting Sony PXW-X200 XAVC, MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG IMX recording files to editable formats for FCP X/7/6, Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer with excellent quality.

Offering the ultimate flexibility, the new Sony PXW-X200 offers pristine Full HD (1920×1080) recording in the latest generation XAVC codec for broadcast quality 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling utilising the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression for maximum quality.In addition to offering an XAVC Intra (112Mbps) and Long-GOP (50/35/25Mbps) recording, the PXW-X200 records in the already broadcast friendly MPEG2 HD422 at 50Mbps, MPEG2 HD420 at 35/25Mbps, MPEG IMX at 50Mbps, and DV at 25Mbps giving users maximum flexibility for any production.

However, the latest high definition XAVC video format introduced by Sony PXW-X200–is not supported by the usual video editors including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. so far.

To edit Sony PXW-X200 XAVC footage on Mac smoothly, the easy workaround is to use a great XAVC Converter for Mac, which can convert XAVC files from Sony PXW-X200 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.

How to Import Sony PXW-X200 footage in Avid, FCP X and Premiere

1. First, download and install UFUWare HD Converter for Mac

It works as the best Sony XAVC converter under OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8) , Mavericks(10.9) and Yosemite(10.10). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony PXW-X200 XAVC files to ProRes for FCP (X), DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Adobe, AIC for iMovie/FCE. Plus, it can also help you to convert MTS, XDCAM, DV files from Sony PXW-X200 to MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, etc videos for different uses.

Supported OS:  Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;

Buy HD Converter for Mac NowGet HD Converter for Mac

2. Launch the Sony XAVC Converter for Mac and click add button to import XAVC clips to the program for converting.

3. Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format.

a. Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro.

b. To convert Sony XAVC to Avid Media Composer, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.

c. Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing Sony PXW-X200 XAVC in Adobe with natively supported video codec.

4. Hit the Convert button to start the conversion; it will transcode Sony XAVC to FCP/Avid/Adobe friendly format on Mac OS X.

After the conversion, you can get the converted Sony PXW-X200 videos for editing with FCP, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly.

TAG: , ,