How to convert Sony XAVC to Apple ProRes

I have a lots of clips from my Sony F5. They are 4K XAVC file format. I want to edit them with Final Cut Pro 6, but it often failed. How to resolve it? I need to convert XAVC to ProRes?” (from community.sony.com)

After shooting HD XAVC video files with 4K resolution. Are you troubled with how to edit them with FCP 6/7? To resolve this problem, the best way is to convert XAVC to Apple ProRes which is the most popular format for Final Cut Studio.

Video Converter is a free trial XAVC to ProRes Converter software. Using it, you can convert 2K or 4K XAVC footages from Sony PMW F5 or F55 to Apple ProRes on Mac with simple steps. Then you can easily edit XAVC files on Mac with Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Express or iMovie.

Simple guide to convert Sony F5/F55 XAVC to Apple ProRes on Mac

Here we take the XAVC to ProRes Converter for Mac to show you how to convert XAVC to Apple ProRes on Mac step by step. The guide also goes with the Windows version for they have the same operating procedures, except tiny difference in the user interface.

(28.59MB) Only $35 Windows Version

Step 1: Import XAVC to the software
After launching the software, you can click “Add Files” button to batch add XAVC to the ProRe Converter for Mac. You also can directly drag and drop XAVC footage to the main interface for editing.

Import XAVC for Apple Prores

Step 2: Output format
From the drop down list of “Profile”, you can choose Apple ProRes 422 as output format.

Prores as Output format for XAVC

Step 3: Convert XAVC to ProRes on Mac
At last, click “Convert” button to start converting Sony XAVC video to Apple ProRes on Mac. After conversion done, you can import them to the professional editing software Final Cut Pro 6/7 for further editing.

More information: What is XAVC?
XAVC is a recording format that was used by Sony PMW F5 or PMW F55. XAVC/XAVC S use level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. XAVC can support 4K resolution (4096 × 2160 and 3840 × 2160).

(28.59MB) Only $35 Windows Version

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