XAVC is a recording format using by many XAVC camcorders like Sony PMW F5 or F55. The Sony PMW-F55 can record XAVC with 4K resolution at 30 fps at 300 Mbit/s and 2K resolution at 30 fps at 100 Mbit/s. Newest Editing software that will support XAVC include Adobe Creative Suite 6, Avid, Final Cut Pro X, etc.

MP4 is a multimedia container format standard specified as a part of MPEG-4. MPEG-4 files with audio and video generally use the standard .mp4 extension. It is most commonly used to store digital video and digital audio streams.

1. XAVC S uses MP4 as the container format and supports resolutions up to 3840 * 2160.
2. Common MP4 is more popular for devices like iPad, iPhone, iPod, etc. But don’t support XAVC or XAVC S MP4 with 4K resolution.
3. MP4 can be import to most of popular editing software for editing, while XAVC only supported by some newest version software like Sony Vegas Pro 12, Adobe Creative Suite 6, Avid, FCPX, etc.

Other Comparison: AVI vs XAVC / XAVC vs MOV / MOV vs WMV / 3GP vs 3G2 / MP4 vs FLV / MKV vs MP4 / MP4 vs MP3 / 3GP vs MOV

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