Summary: In this page, we will offer a simple solution to importing and editing Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC-I files in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Sony PXW-FS7, a brilliant camera! Many videographers love it as a great all around tool. Compared to Sony F55, Sony PXW-Z100, etc, Sony PXW-FS7 offers more choices for recording formats: XAVC-I( XVAC INTRA) and XAVC-L(XVAC Long). When you got some Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC-I(or XAVC-L) videos, how to import these XAVC files from Sony PXW-FS7 to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing? Well, this article will give you the answer.
As far as I know, Media Browser is a helpful tool for users to import XAVC files to Premiere, though it has a high requirement against computer configuration, operating environment and editing software version. I’ve tried it, but it didn’t help me move my Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC-I videos to Adobe Premiere smoothly. Since the highest picture resolution and frame rate video compression codec is much more than a video format that Premiere can support, the best workaround to transfer Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC Intra footage to Adobe Premiere is to convert XAVC-I to MPEG-2, the most compatible video format for Adobe Premiere (no matter Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, or CS4). Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here.
The program is an easy-to-use yet professional Sony XAVC Converter for Mac. It’s able to convert XAVC files from Sony PXW-FS7 to Adobe Premiere Pro more compatible MPEG-2 video. With it, you may also encode XAVC-I/XAVC-L to Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, FCE, iMovie and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. If you meet the XAVC codec issues in Adobe Premiere on Windows PC, please get Brorsoft Video Converter to solve the problem.
Transcoding Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC-I to Adobe Premiere Pro
Step 1: Run the XAVC file converter program you just set up. Drag and drop XAVC files to the Converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app.
Step 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.
Tip: This XAVC to MPEG-2 Converter also allows you to customize audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
Step 3: When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start XAVC to .mpg conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.
When the conversion finished, you can import the converted XAVC-Intra file to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 smoothly with superior speed and the best quality.
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