Best XAVC S Converter for Mac(El Capitan, Sierra) Review

Published on by Chris King

Seeking for a professional XAVC S converter for Mac to solve all the incompatible issues in Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included)? This article just offers you the best XAVC S converter for Mac reviews.

Best XAVC S Converter for Mac(El Capitan, Sierra) Review

I got some XAVC S footage from Sony a7S, when it comes to view, load and edit XAVC S in Premiere CC2016, Final Cut Pro on Mac OS X(El Capitan), there are a few issues I can’t figured out. Searching wildey, more than one guys recommned converting XAVC S to MOV or another editable format for NLEs with a XAVC S converting app. Searching furhter, I get rid of my issues with the help of a professional XAVC S converter for Mac. Now share it with all of you.

Since the XAVC S codec purpose is to allow high end Sony cameras to be able to record 4K, not to be an editable or playable format. If you wanna import XAVC S files to FCP, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro or play XAVC S in QuickTime, VLC, you'd better convert XAVC S to a more compatible format with a smart XAVC S converter app. Here we highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac for you, which is rated as the best XAVC S converter under Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite included).

Overall: This program allows you to transcode (4K) XAVC S to ProRes for FCP 7, DNxHD for Avid MC, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, etc with least quality loss. In addition, it also allows you to encode/re-encode XAVC-S files to a common for playback on QuickTime, VLC, iPad and more media devices. Aside from this, the built-in video editor also allows you to easily touch up the videos in a hassle free manner. . In one word, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is an ultimate solution for XAVC S media files.

Main Feataures:
- Acting as the XAVC S converter, Brorsoft Video Converter enables to convert XAVC S to a variety of video files including MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPG, MKV, FLV, ProRes, DNxHD, Apple IngterMediate Codec.
- Playing the role as the XAVC S Player, Brorsoft Video Converter can directly play XAVC S video files without format conversion in the preview window after loaded in.
- As the XAVC S Editor, it can edit XAVC S videos like merge XAVC S files into one, crop, trim, rotate XAVC S video, add subtitles/watermark to XAVC S, adjust the XAVC S parameter like bitrates, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio volume and etc.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to Use Best XAVC S Converter for Mac to Encode XAVC S Media

STEP 1. Load XAVC S files

Launch the Mac XAVC S converter. You can directly drag and drop the xavc s files to the software, or click "Add" button to locate the source files.

STEP 2. Choose Final Cut Pro Profile

Press "Format" option and choose output format like "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as the best codec for FCP 6/7 and Final Cut Pro; “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) ” for Adobe Premiere Pro; “Common Video -> MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)” for QuickTime...

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the "Settings" icon to customize the video/audio settings: Video Codec, video size, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels for Final Cut Pro.

STEP 3. Start conversion

When all the settings are OK, click the big "Convert" button at the bottom right corner, it will start to convert XAVC S to the format you choose immediately. Once the conversion completes, can play, edit and even share the AVC S files anywhere you like.

Related Guides:
How to Work with Sony a7II XAVC S in Final Cut Pro 7/X
Convert/Import Sony FDR-X1000 XAVC S to FCP 7/X
Drop XAVC S from Sony a7R II to Avid Media Composer
Working Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S files in iMovie
Sony a6300 XAVC S to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 Workflow

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