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Import Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S videos to FCP X or Premiere Pro for editing

Sony creates two versions from the HX90, the CyberShot HX90 and CyberShot HX90V. The only real difference between this two versions is how the V-version offers GPS technologies inside while the HX90 doesn’t. Both HX90 and HX90V have Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity built-in and therefore are compatible with a few of the apps obtainable via Sony’s PlayMemories plan.

The Sony DSC-HX90(V) records Full HD 1080p videos in AVCHD or in the high-quality XAVC S format at 50 Mbps in multiple frame rates. But you might find that there are issues when it comes to viewing, importing and editing Sony HX90(V) XAVC S files in non-linear editing software like Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro. Why can’t import and edit Sony HX90(V) XAVC S files with FCP X/Premiere Pro? Because the Sony XAVC S files are not supported by FCP X or Premiere Pro. From FCP X/Premiere Pro product page you will know that FCP X native supported codec is Apple ProRes codec and Premiere Pro native supported codec is MPEG-2 codec, with the ProRes/MPEG-2 can you edit videos natively with FCP X/Premiere Pro. In this case, if you want to import Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S files to FCP X/Premiere Pro for editing, you have to transcode Sony HX90(V) XAVC S to ProRes or MPEG-2 first.

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Convert Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S to ProRes for FCP X, MPEG-2 for Premiere

1. Install and run the Sony HX90(V) to FCP/Premeire Converter on your Mac, and then click “Add File” button to load the Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S files to it. You can load batch files for batch conversion, you can also directly drag and drop the videos.

Sony HX90(V) to FCP/Premiere Converter

2. Click the “Profile” option to select proper output format:

a. To edit Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S videos smoothly, please select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. The ProRes is best supported by FCP X/7/6.

Convert Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S to Apple ProRes codec

b. To edit Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S videos smoothly, please select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format. The MPEG-2 is best supported by Premiere Pro.

Convert Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG

Tip: Click “Settings” button on the main interface of the Sony XAVC S to FCP/Premiere Converter, and then you can adjust the output settings, like resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

3. Click “Convert” button to convert Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S to FCP ProRes, Premiere MPEG-2 on Mac.

When the Sony HX90(V) XAVC S to ProRes/MPEG-2 conversion finished, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes .mov or MPEG-2 .mpg files. Now, you can edit the Sony DSC-HX90(V) XAVC S files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 or Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc) natively.

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