Jan 07

How to convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro format?

Sony’s PXW-FS7 is the ideal camcorder for documentaries, unscripted TV, newsmagazines, indie features, corporate video and more. It can record in your choice of XAVC-I, XAVC-L, or MPEG-2. Normally for professional videographers, they must know much about how to edit different video formats in some popular NLEs. However, editing Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files in Premiere Pro is also a hard task to them.

“I can edit my other videos including AVCHD in Premiere CS5.5 without problem. But when I import my Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC videos into Premiere, I only got “Unsupported format” massage. What’s going on? Does that mean Premiere cannot handle XAVC clips?”

As it claimed, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, the latest version of Adobe Premiere Pro, had added support for this new camera format. While, users need to download Rovi Totalcode, a Plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS5.5/CS6 which is able to support Sony’s 4K XAVC format perfectly, if they wanna import XAVC to Adobe Premiere CC previous versions. Whereas, this third-party plug-in will cost you a lot of money. In addition, it only works on Windows. Frankly, to those videographers, it is not an ideal way to solve the incompatibility problem. In fact, here is an effective and simple way for them to open Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files in Adobe Premiere-Get UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac installed on computer.

Download the software you need and follow the tutorial below to convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Premiere Pro effortlessly.

How to convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro format

Step 1: Download and install the best Mac Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC Converter for Adobe Premiere and then launch the program to import Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to it.

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Tip: You can select all files and click “Merge” to merge multiple Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files for easy editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4.

Step 2: Select the Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MOV (AVC)(*.mov) profile as the output format.

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Tip: If you want a small file, you can choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the editable video format for Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4.

Step 3: Click the Settings icon to customize the video/audio settings. You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps or 29.97fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best video quality for your later editing.

Step 4: Click the Converter button; UFUSoft XAVC to Adobe Premiere Converter for Mac will start the Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 conversion immediately.

After the conversion, you can get the re-encoded videos for Adobe Premiere from the output folder effortlessly. Now, you are able to edit Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 without rendering or any other problem.

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