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Sony XAVC and FCP: Convert Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC to ProRes for FCP editing

Have you encountered the same problem that you can not import 4K video into FCP smoothly yet? I’m a teacher, on the new semester, in order to make my new students to familiarize themselves with each other as quickly as possible, I organized my students a new term fall camp, during the camp, we not only enjoy the beautiful scenery, but also play game and have a an open-air barbecue, I deliberately use my Sony PXW-FS7 to shoot some picture and videos to commemorate this memorable fall camp. Now, to better play these video in front of my students in the classroom, I need to edit my Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC in FCP, as far as I know FCP doesn’t support XAVC format? Please help me, thanks!

Sony PXW-FS7 has been released recently, which attracted a lot of photographers. It carried on Sony’s Super 35 Exmor® CMOS Sensor the first time allowed you to capture images cinematic depth of filed. Sony PXW-FS7 support shoot 4K video with (3840 x 2160) resolution and Full HD (1920 x 1080) recording, you can enjoy the whole shooting with the high quality images and videos if you are on go. Long-form projects shine with Sony’s XAVC-L recording system, in UHD you have your choice of two different codecs, 10-bit 4:2:2 XAVC-I or 8-bit 4:2:0 XAVC-L.

As we know, although the newest FCP X is compatible with XAVC format, but you can’t edit your Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC directly yet. Besides, XAVC format is not supported by FCP 7 and FCP 6 completely, so all in all, to smoothly import Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC files to FCP X/7/6, you’d better to transcode XAVC to FCP totally best editable format. From the FCP website, we can know the best FCP supported format is Apple ProRes MOV, so the best workaround is to rewrap and convert Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC into ProRes MOV by a third-party software. Here aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is a best tool to help you successfully complete the XAVC to FCP work. Besides, with the powerful XAVC to ProRes Converter, it not only can help you ensure maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X/7/6, but also can convert all your XAVC footage to other editing software with its best supported format.

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How to import Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC files to FCP X/7/6 for editing?

Step 1. Load 4K XAVC video to the program

Install and run aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the Sony XAVC to FCP Converter, and click “Add File” button to load the XAVC files you want to add.

Sony XAVC to FCP Converter - Load Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC 4K videos

Step 2. Select FCP preferred format

Click the “Profile” option, and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. The ProRes is best supported by FCP. Besides the Apple ProRes codec, you can choose rich output formats according to your need.

Sony PXW-FS7 FCP | Convert PXW-FS7 4K XAVC to FCP X/7/6 ProRes MOV

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

Step 3. Start Sony XAVC to ProRes conversion

When you have finished above steps, just click “Convert” button to convert Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC to ProRes MOV on Mac for using in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6).

After the Sony XAVC to ProRes conversion, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated Apple ProRes .mov files. Import and edit the converted Sony PXW-FS7 4K XAVC files in Final cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac without any problem.

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