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Transcode and Import Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Avid Media Composer

The PXW-FS7K XDCAM camera has an ergonomic grip design for easy handling and operability, making it ideal for one-man operation in situations where the extraordinary flexibility of its ╬▒ Mount lens system and compatible interchangeable lenses can be used to maximum advantage. The PXW-FS7 is compatible with Sony’s new XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP Read more

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Sony PXW-FS5 and FCP 7 Workflow – Transcode XAVC to ProRes

The Sony FS7 has already been lauded for being an incredible value, earning Videomaker’s Editor’s Choice award. The Sony PXW-FS5 looks to take the best of the FS7 and package it into a more approachable camera. It can record videos in your choice of XAVC-L or AVCHD. Overall we are expecting the image to be Read more

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Transcoding Sony PXW-X70 XAVC-L (.mxf) to ProRes 422 For FCP 7/X Editing Smoothly

We usually saw Sony PXW-X70 camera users encounter importing issues when attempting to edit their PXW-X70 video files with Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X. Let’s see some frequently asked questions on this. Q1: Sony PXW-X70 XAVC Clips into FCPX Hi I am still searching for a solution to getting XAVC Clips directly into Read more

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Sony a6300 XAVC S and Final Cut Pro 7 Workflow

Fast-focusing and 4K-shooting, the Alpha a6300 from Sony is a versatile APS-C-format mirrorless digital camera designed for multimedia image-makers. Full HD 1080p recording is also supported in frame rates up to 120 fps, and both resolutions utilize the 100 Mbps XAVC S format contained within an MP4 wrapper with 4:2:0 sampling. Overall we are expecting Read more

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Downscaling DJI Inspire Footage from 4K to 1080p

The new DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter’s leading feature is 4K video capture from a DJI proprietary camera with a 94-degree angle of view. However there are a few issues when viewing, loading and editing DJI 4K videos in NLEs like Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, iMovie… Fortunately, there ar always solution there. Since the majority Read more

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Tips for Editing XAVC S files in Pinnacle Studio

Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application produced by Pinnacle Systems which is also a division of Avid Technology. For users looking for maximum video editing power, Pinnacle Studio 18.5 Ultimate offers new 4K Ultra HD Smart Encoding, support for XAVC S (HD and 4K HD). What if you’re using an older version Read more

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How to Import Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S Files to FCP 7

Problems working Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S footage in Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X? Simply follow this tutorial to fix the issue. Sony HDR-AS200V shoots in a diverse range of HD resolutions to capture versatile video looks. The Action Cam is capable of recording in 7 different video modes : PRO (XAVC S 60p/ Read more

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How to Work with XAVC Files in Premiere Pro (CC/CS6)

XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. We can record 4K resolution with XAVC codec. The recordings are MP4 (Proxy) and MXF (4K, HD) format. According to my tests and user feedbacks, Premiere Pro CS6 will not natively support XAVC, but Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Read more