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Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC FCP X-Edit Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC files in FCP X on Mac

Sony launched a new high-performance camcorder- PXW-FS5. The Sony PXW-FS5 is a compact interchangeable-lens Super 35mm camcorder with 4K XAVC video recording capability. High-quality imagery is further ensured by high frame rate cache recording at 10-bit 4:2:2 Full HD and a high frame rate of up to 240 fps, in 8 second bursts, which makes 1/10 times Super Slow Motion possible without sacrificing bit depth or loss of image quality. I’ve been shooting extensively with the Sony PXW-FS5 using the XAVC codec, but now comes the question of post. I can’t import Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC to FCP X correctly let alone for editing.

As we know, if you want to import XAVC files to FCP X, it often won’t work. So if you are stuck in the trouble to import XAVC clips from Sony PXW-FS5 to Final Cut Pro, you can also try the workaround I share below. In order to import the 4K XAVC files to Final Cut Pro X for editing, the easy workaround is to transcode Sony XAVC files to FCP X compatible video formats. Along with some help from a top XAVC converter like aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac, it can be done quickly and easily.

aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users achieve the goal. With it, you effortlessly convert XAVC footage shot from Sony PXW-FS5 to ProRes MOV, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders, allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit iMovie, Sony Vegas Pro, Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements, Avid Media Composer, etc. Download the software now. Below are the steps on converting Sony XAVC to ProRes MOV for FCP X.

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Transcode Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC to ProRes MOV for FCP X

Step 1. Launch the Mac XAVC Converter and run it. Drag the Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC files to it. Or you can also click “Add File” button to import XAVC videos to the converter.

Mac XAVC Converter

Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”. As Apple ProRes codec is native codec for FCP X, just click and choose it. You can also choose other formats according to your need.

Convert Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC to ProRes for FCP X

Tip: Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

Step 3. After all necessary settings, click “Convert” button to convert Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC to ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac with best quality.

Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes .mov files. Then load and edit the converted Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC videos in Final Cut Pro X without hassle.

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