How to Convert XAVC to FCP 7?
XAVC is a HD recording format announced by Sony, which has
gained much attention since it is released, XAVC uses level
5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level
supported by that video standard.
XAVC can support 4K resolution (4096 × 2160 and 3840 ×
2160) at up to 60 frames per second (fps). XAVC supports
color depths of 8-bits, 10-bits, and 12-bits. Chroma
subsampling can be 4:2:0, 4:2:2, or 4:4:4.
Apple ProRes 422 is a standard-definition and high-definition
lossy video compression format developed by Apple Inc. for
use in FCP X/6/7.
So the program you need XAVC to Apple ProRes Converter.
With it, you can convert Sony PMW-F55/Sony PMW-F5 XAVC
to FCP 7 Apple ProRes 422 for editing with Final Cut Pro 6/7,
Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly convert Sony
PMW-F55/Sony PMW-F5 XAVC to Apple ProRes Codec
(*.mov) for editing in Final Cut Pro.
Step 1. Download XAVC files to Apple computer.
Connect your Sony PMW-F55/Sony PMW-F5 camera to Apple
computer via USB cable, find the xavc files from the camera
folder. Then copy and transfer the XAVC files from camera to
the Apple hard drive disk.
Step 2. Import XAVC files to XAVC Converter for Mac.
Run AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Sony XAVC to
FCP ProRes Converter, and click the “Add” button to load
XAVC videos from Sony PMW-F55/Sony PMW-F5 cameras.
You may also directly drag and drop the XAVC video to
application UI for importing files.
Step 3. Choose Final Cut Pro – Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) or
HD MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to
Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD
MOV Video(*.mov)as output format. The Mac XAVC to FCP
Converter will convert XAVC to Apple ProRes 422 MOV with
Step 4. Convert XAVC video to Apple ProRes (*.MOV) for Final
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the
Mac XAVC to FCP Converter will start the conversion from
Sony PMW-F55/Sony PMW-F5 XAVC to Apple ProRes MOV
for Final Cut.
After the conversion, you can easily import Apple Prores to
Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X without rendering for
1. If you would like to edit Sony XAVC with FCE/iMovie, Avid,
Adobe Premiere Pro, Kendlive, etc, you can convert XAVC to
HD MOV, MPG, MP4, WMV, AVI, DV on Mac.
2. If you want to convert XAVC to Windows Movie Maker, Sony
Vegas, Adobe Premiere, etc on windows 7/8/Vista/XP, etc,
please use Windows XAVC Video Converter.
2. This XAVC Converter supports Sony PMW-F55/Sony
PMW-F5 XAVC cameras.