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Sony a7s II Premiere – Edit Sony a7s II XAVC S 4K videos in Premiere Pro CC/CS

Sony revealed the mirrorless full-frame Alpha a7s II. With it, you no longer need an external recorder for Ultra HD video, as the a7s II now has internal 4K recording (3,840 x 2,160) at 24 or 30fps. And you can record videos with a7s II Sony’s XAVC S format. But, is there any possible workflow for Sony a7s II XAVC S to Prmeiere Pro? Can Prmeiere Pro ingest 4K XAVC S videos from Sony a7s II? The result may let you down – Prmeiere Pro won’t open and import Sony a7s II 4K footage correctly. What caused the issues? Based on our testing, it may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility.

Actually, Prmeiere Pro does not respond on the issues and no one here knows or can say when, if ever, XVAC-S will be natively supported by Prmeiere Pro. To edit Sony a7s II XAVC S 4K videos in Prmeiere Pro, a workaround is to transcode Sony a7s II XAVC S to ditable format for Prmeiere Pro with proper settings under Mac OS X.

With a professional XAVC S Converter- aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac, you can get the work done easily. This software is able to convert XAVC S files from Sony a7s II to Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Davinci Resolve, FCP, iMovie and FCE fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. It can export MPEG-2 for Prmeiere Pro, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid MC/Davinci and more NLE systems for native editing. Download the software and follow the guide to finish the conversion task.

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How to edit Sony a7s II XVAC S 4K videos in Prmeiere Pro?


Step 1. Install and run aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best XAVC S to Prmeiere Converter; click “Add File” button to load your source XAVC S 4K videos from Sony a7s II.

XAVC S to Prmeiere Converter - Load Sony a7s II XAVC S 4K videos

Step 2. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format for editing XAVC S in Prmeiere Pro CC/CS with natively supported video format.

Convert Sony a7s II XAVC S 4K video to MPEG-2 MPG

Tip: You can also customize the output parameters, just click “Settings” button to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3. Click the “Convert” button to convert Sony a7s II XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG for Prmeiere Pro editing on Mac with high video and audio quality.

When the Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion finished, you can load the converted Sony a7s II XAVC S 4K videos to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) perfectly.

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