If you have issues editing Sony RX100V XAVC S in Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X, get some tips and tricks from this article now. It teaches you to convert XAVC S to FCP 7/X supported ProRes .mov format easily!
As a photography enthusiast, you may just get a Sony DSC-RX100 V. In addition to highly detailed stills with smooth gradations, the RX100 V accesses to the high-bit-rate XAVC S format with 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps recording options. However, if you want to import Sony RX100 V XAVC S to Final Cut Pro for editing the movies, you may find the high quality XAVC S format is not handled properly in FCP. Now read on to get some tricks for Sony RX100 V to Final Cut Pro 7/X best workflow.
Although Since 10.2 version, Final Cut Pro X supports XVAC S codec, as it happens with H.264, XAVC-S is not for editing, is for delivery. To edit Sony RX100 V XAVC S footage in FCP X or FCP 7 smoothly, a suggestion is to use Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to transcode “XAVC S” to “ProRes”, which is the a native support format by FCP.
This XAVC S converter can enable you to effortlessly transcode Sony RX100 V 4K XAVC S files to Apple ProRes – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro (no matter Final Cut Pro X, FCP 7 or FCP 6). What’s more, it also allows to convert XAVC, XAVC S to iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc with the best quality. The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality. Download the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import Sony RX100 V XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro without any troubles.
Full Guide: Transcode Sony RX100 V XAVC S to Final Cut Pro for editing
1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
2. Click the “Format” bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format. This format is specially designed for FCP, so that you can edit your original Sony a7S video in Final Cut Pro perfectly.
Tip: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
3. Click the “Convert” icon, and the XAVC S to FCP Converter will start converting RX100 V XAVC S to ProRes MOV for FCP 7/X on Mac.
After the conversion, launch Final Cut Pro, choose File > Import > Files…, and browse to where you save the converted XAVC S clips to. Now you can start fun away with editing Sony RX100 V video footage in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6 without any problem.
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