Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Premiere Pro

Published on by Chris King

If you have issues editing Sony PXW-X70 XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro, get some tips and tricks from this article now. It teaches you to convert XAVC to Premiere Pro more editable format.

Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Premiere Pro

I’m looking for some tips regarding post workflow and getting the Sony PXW-X70 XAVC media into Adobe Premiere Pro (CS6). When I tried to view, load and edit Sony PXW-X70 XAVC in Premiere Pro, there are some issues occurred.

Get some tech support online, I got know that Sony PXW-X70 uses XAVC recording format, but the problem is at present XAVC video is not compatible with most NELs including Adobe PP just like from Sony F5/F55. To edit Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footage in Premiere Pro smoothly, a suggestion is to transcode XAVC to MPEG-2, which is the a native support format by Adobe Premiere Pro.

Now I share the guide with you how to convert Sony XAVC footage to Adobe Premiere friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode XAVC 4K footage shot from Sony PXW-X70 for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and more. For working PXW-X70 footage on Windows, please turn to Video Converter.

Converting Sony PXW-X70 XAVC for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro

1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import XAVC video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.

2. Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

3. Click "Settings" button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

4. Hit the convert button, the XAVC Converter Mac will start converting Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footage for importing to Premiere Pro immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Adobe PP CS4/CS5/CS6/CC perfectly.

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