How to convert Sony XAVC to MOV files on Mac ? That will not be a problem any more with three solutions provided in this article.
Many people may find it difficult to play Sony XAVC files on portable devices such as iPad or even on some players. MOV, on the other hand, is a very common multimedia format and supported by iPad because it was developed by Apple. It is widely used to save compressed movies and other video files. The compression algorithm is a proprietary algorithm of Apple Inc. Though it was developed by Apple but it is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh.
Also , on the other hand, if you have problems when using XAVC files from Sony PXW-F5, F55, X70, X180, X160, X500, FS7, etc in QuickTime and want to make a smooth playback in Mac, you can read on the article to learn more. In the following pages I will outline how to transcode XAVC files to .mov for smoothly importing and playing on Mac.
You can easily convert an Sony XAVC video file to MOV file if you have a powerful converter like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC to QuickTime MOV for playing with QT on Mac without any issues. Plus, Apple ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HD, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 4444 for FCP, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD .mov for Avid MC, Apple InterMediate Codec .mov for iMoive/FCE, etc optimal presets are all provided for you. So you can edit XAVC footage in NLEs on Mac easily. It has an equivalent Windows version Video Converter to aid you encode XAVC to MOV video on Windows.
Converting XAVC to MOV on Mac OS X(Mavericks, Yosemite)
Step 1. Add XAVC files
Once you run it, click “Add Video” button to load your source XAVC files. You can add multiple files to save your time for this program supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Choose MOV as output format
Hit the drop-down list of “Format” to choose “Common Video -> MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)” as the target format. This Mac XAVC Converter also offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Just choose it.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.
Step 3. Start XAVC to MOV Mac conversion
Click “Convert” button and the selected XAVC files will be converted to .mov files. You may check the converting progress and set auto shutdown in the conversion window. After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted XAVC footage for playing and editing.
The versatile XAVC to MOV Converter Mac is not only designed for converting XAVC files to QuickTime .mov. It is also professional in making XAVC files editable in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, FCE, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, etc to meet your different needs.
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