XAVC is a new camera recording format which is created by Sony PMW-F55 camera. The XAVC format can wrap the footages in 4K resolution (4096 × 2160 and 3840 × 2160) at up to 60 fps. If you are Mac users, you can edit XAVC footages with FCP X. However, for older version Final Cut Pro 5/6/7, AVCHD are grayed out when you try to import them.
To resolve this problem, you need to choose a third party software for converting Sony XAVC recording videos to FCP 6/7/X for editing. XAVC Video Converter for Mac is a specially designed software for Sony PMW F55 users to convert XAVC footages to MOV, MPEG-4, H.264, DV, etc on Mac. Then you can easily import converted XAVC movies to Final Cut Pro 5/6/7/X for editing.
Simple steps guide for converting XAVC on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6,Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro X
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Free download XAVC Video Converter for Mac, then install and run it.
Step 1: Load XAVC videos
Connect your Sony camera with Mac, then transfer XAVC files to Mac’s hard drive, then launch the software and click “Add File” button to batch add XAVC videos to the software.
Step 2: Output format
Click “Profile” and choose FCP supported format like MP4, MOV, DV, HDV, etc as output format.
Step 3: Convert XAVC to FCP 6/7/X
Finally, press Convert button to start transcoding XAVC files on Mac for FCP. When the conversion is done, you can click “Open folder” to get the converted Sony XAVC movies, then you can import XAVC to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,OS X 10.7 Lion,OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,OS X 10.10 Yosemite.