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Sony AX53 and iMovie/FCE-Edit Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S videos in iMovie or FCE

Sony FDR-AX53 is a 4K Ultra HD Handycam Camcorder that just comes to the market, this new camcorder is released by Sony at the begin of this year. Sony FDR-AX53 is a powerful camcorder, it uses many new technologies from Sony, such as Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom & 40x Clear Image Zoom, 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Microphone, etc. this new handycam camcorder has excellent recording ability, you can use it to record 4K and HD movies in the XAVC S MP4 format, you can also choose to record HD in AVCHD MTS format, the videos recorded by XAVC S and AVCHD are all in high quality.

After record some funny footage with Sony FDR-AX53, you may want to edit the 4K recordings with iMovie or Final Cut Express. However, you may have found that the 4K XAVC S MP4 videos cannot be import into iMovie/FCE. In this case, you may need to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC MOV format which is well compatible with Mac editing software. To convert XAVC S files to AIC MOV format, you can use aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac – one of the professional and easy-to-use HD Video Converter which are supported by Mac OS and Windows.

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How to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC MOV on Mac?

Step 1. Import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S files

Install and launch the aPubsoft HD Video Converter as the best Sony FDR-AX53 to iMovie/FCE Converter on your Mac, and click “Add File” button to load Sony FDR-AX53 4K XAVC S files, batch loading and converting is supported. It will convert XAVC S to iMovie/FCE supported AIC MOV with top quality.

Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC Converter

Step 2. Choose AIC MOV as the output format

Click “Profile” bar and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”, this is the best format for iMovie and Final Cut Express editing. Besides the AIC MOV format, you can choose rich output formats according to your need.

Convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE

Tip: Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters: video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you need.

Step 3. Start the Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC Conversion

When all settings are done, click “Convert” button to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE editing. You will get the generated AIC .mov files in a few minutes, which the converting time depends on the file size. Now, you can import and edit the converted Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S video files in iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express without any problem.

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