Showing posts with label edit sony xavc in fcp. Show all posts
Showing posts with label edit sony xavc in fcp. Show all posts

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Edit Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC in FCP/Premiere/Avid

Summary: This article shows you how to convert Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC to ProRes, MPEG-2, DNxHD especially for working with FCP, Premiere and Avid MC beautifully without a glitch.

News-shooter was at Sony headquarters in New York as they introduced a new 4K playback deck for SxS memory cards, the PMW-PZ1, which will also copy cards to a USB-3 hard drive. The memory player has four 3G HDSDI outputs as well as an HDMI-2 4K output. Besides XAVC, it will handle a variety of formats (including HD) and will also take XQD and SD cards with adapters.

XAVC as Sony newly released recording format brings a brand new technology innovation to the HD world which offers professional photographers extremely amazing shooting videos. But you may be disappointed when editing Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC video clips in NLEs like FCP/Premiere/Avid Media Composer on Mac OS X El Capitan since they don’t support XAVC video format. You need convert Sony XAVC to FCP/Premiere/Avid MC especially compatible format first.
Related: FCP supported video formats | Adobe Premiere Pro supported formats | Avid Supported Video Formats

Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (review) provides an easy and effective way to convert Sony XAVC to ProRes/MPEG-2/DNxHD for FCP/Premiere/Avid MC editing and playback. With the inner decoder and recoder, this XAVC codec can be easily loaded and multiple presets are here for you to choose. Before conversion, you can also do some simple editing on your videos, like trim, crop, add subtitles, adjust aspect ratio, etc to make your very own videos for enjoyment.


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How to convert Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC to FCP/Premiere/Avid MC?

Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.

Step 2: Here, you need to choose what you want the output to be. Click “Format” drop-down list, and then select “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best output format for editing in FCP.

Tips: For editing Sony XAVC in Premiere, choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas>>MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”.
For editing Sony XAVC in Avid MC, choose “Avid Media Composer>>Avid DNxHD (*.mov)”.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Play” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the conversion work.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can transfer Sony PMW-PZ1 XAVC to FCPPremiereAvid Media Composer without any hassles.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Flawlessly Edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC Files in Final Cut Pro

A brief instruction here to let you guys know how to flawlessly edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC files in FCP.

For those Sony fans, you must not be strange with XAVC files. Such as Sony PXW series or PMW series. XAVC format is currently in use with Sony’s PXW-Z100 experienced 4K camcorders, so that the concept of a plug and play resolution for shoppers is not that farfetched. In this way, XAVC files is a new format for many of video player or video editing computer software just like FCP.

Searching on the internet for fast ways of flawlessly editing Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC files in FCP, no doubt there are two main methods. Plug-in and the professional XAVC video converter. Here let’s talk about the two methods and offer you some best suggestions.

Method1. Sony XAVC Plug-in for FCP
This plug-in supports SxS Card but not Professional Disc. XD

CAM Professional Disc users can use Content Browser software to ingest material into Final Cut Pro X. However, this plug-in requires FCP 10.0.8 and higher for XAVC format. Other disadvantages like bugs during the installing process.

Method 2.XAVC to FCP Converter for Mac---to get all your troubles away

Main characteristics are listed below you can take a further recognization:
Various HD videos for converting with a high definition
Deinterlacing for better video effects
Adjust your personal output videos with great effects
Merge your multiple video files into one

Not only for FCP, but also supported for Premiere or Avid. If you need, major conversion process you can also take a reference here:

When you import the XAVC or XDCAM correctly in XAVC/XDCAM to FCP X Converter for Mac with two buttons ‘Add videos’ and ‘Add from folder’, choose the best output format is important. Fortunately, it has the specific item for FCP X, ‘Final Cut Pro’>>’Apple ProRes Codec 422 (*.mov). Then if you want advanced settings, click the ‘Settings’ item and adjust your video size, frame rate, bitrates, audio channels, etc. For more functions about this program, you can have a free download below. Finally, ‘Convert’ to start your conversion.

At the end, I got a question, Which method do you like better? If you have other solutions, Please leave us some comments below. For those people who first time work with FCP, you can open here to know how to transfer your files.

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