If you like to edit your home movies with Adobe After Effects, then you will have some problems when trying to import Sony A68 XAVC S to After Effects since XAVC S(*.mp4) video files are not supported by After Effects(CS4/CS5/CS6/CC). To get these Sony A68 XAVC S videos accepted by After Effects, you’ll have to convert Sony A68 XAVC S to After Effects friendly video format like MPEG-2 with a video conversion tool.
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Here Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended as the best XAVC S file converter to transcode Sony A68 XAVC S files to After Effects compatible videos like MPEG-2 with ultra-fast conversion speed and lossless video quality. Besides XAVC S, this video converter program can also help to convert between any popular video and audio formats as you need. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark and more to your video files. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your XAVC S videos to After Effects for editing.
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How to import XAVC S to After Effects CC for free editing?
Step 1. Import XAVC S files
Click “File” to add XAVC S video files into this ripping tool for After Effects CC as well as other editing systems like Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, etc.
Step 2. Choose After Effects CC native format - MPEG-2
Since we have known the best format for After Effects CC, just go to the output format list where you need to follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Ve…”＞ “MPEG-2 (*.mpg).”
Step 3. Edit XAVC S files (Optional)
As a video converter and video editor, you’ll find this converting tool can be helpful in both conversion and editing. Why do you need the built-in video editor? Above all, you can cut and get the video clips you want from a large size video file, which saves the conversion time tremendously. And you can edit the video files by using other functions like cropping, adding watermarks, affix special effects, etc.
Step 4. Convert video files to After Effects CC
Click on the “Convert” button which is red in bottom right screen to start transcoding XAVC S files to MPEG-2 - the perfect format for After Effects CC to import and edit.
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