In this page we give you the easy solution for solving Avid Media Composer can’t open XAVC S files, so that you can import and edit XAVC S in Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8 successfully.
Being an user of Avid Media Composer 7 for a year. At this point, I’m looking for some tips for importing XAVC S into Avid Media Composer. I got some XAVC S footage from Sony A7s II, when it comes to view, load and edit XAVC S in Avid MC, there are a few issues I can’t figured out even updated to it.
As some guys recommend online, in order to import XAVC S flies into Avid Media Composer for smooth editing, it would be better update Avid program to the latest version. I’ve tried the trial version of Media Composer 8, same result- can’t get XAVC S viewed in timeline. Alternatively, another solution is to get third-party software like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to convert XAVC S to Avid Media Composer natively supported format like DNxHD. It will save the issues.
Overall, the program is the best XAVC S converter under Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC S to DNxHD, which will create a Avid MC friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Avid, this software can also export MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert XAVC S videos to Avid Media Composer easily.
How to convert XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8
Step 1: Load source XAVC S files
Launch the XAVC S Converter on your Mac, and you can either click “Add” button to import xavc s files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.
Step 2: Select output format
You just need to go to “Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)” as the best video format for editing XAVC S in Avid with good video quality.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start XAVC S conversion
Finally, press the convert button; it will start to transcode XAVC S files to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer immediately. When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the resulted videos.
This powerful XAVC S to Avid MC Converter not only can help you convert XAVC S to Media Composer, but also enables anyone with XAVC or XAVC S files to use in any non-linear editor like After Effects, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc as long as transcode XAVC S to a recognizable format.
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