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Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC workflow with Avid MC and Davinci Resolve on Mac

“When I opened Avid MC on Mac, the XAVC recording from Sony PDW-HD1550 cannot be recognized. Can Avid Media Composer support XAVC files?”

When users got some XAVC files, most of them would like to import these XAVC recording from Sony PDW-HD1550 into Avid MC/Davinci or other editing programs for further editing. But the problem is, the latest high definition XAVC video format introduced by Sony is not supported well by Avid MC or Davinci Resolve. To import Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC to Avid MC/Davinci for editing smoothly, the easy workaround is to rewrap and convert XAVC to DNxHD, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid MC/Davinci. It’s a great way to achieve your goal. The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac which can be used as an ideal Sony XAVC Converter on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan included). With it, you can effortlessly convert Sony XAVC to Avid MC/Davinci DNxHD codec, is also able to convert any HD videos to DNxHD codec for Avid MC/Davinci, MPEG-2 codec for Adobe Premiere Pro, AIC codec for iMovie/FCE, ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro, etc. you can also use this software to convert videos to other formats, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, MPG, FLV, etc. with this software you don’t need to worry about any video editing and playback issues, you can download this Sony XAVC to DNxHD Converter.

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Convert Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC/Davinci


Step 1. Load XAVC recordings

Run the Sony XAVC to Avid/Davinci Converter you just set up. Drag and drop the XAVC files to the converter. You can also hit “Add File” button to import the Sony XAVC videos to the app.

Sony XAVC to Avid/Davinci Converter

Step 2. Select DNxHD MOV as output format

Click “Profile” bar and choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as best video format for editing Sony XAVC in Avid MC/Davinci as well as good video quality.

Convert Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC to DNxHD codec MOV for Avid MC/Davinci

Tip: You can click “settings” button in the main interface to customize the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.

Step 3. Convert Sony PDW-HD1550 to Avid/Davinci conversion

Click “Convert” button to convert Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC/Davinci on Mac with best video and audio quality.

When the Sony XAVC to DNxHD conversion is done, click “Open Folder” button to get the DNxHD .mov file(s), then you can transfer the Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC files to Avid Media Compsoer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for native editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included).

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