There are a few issues when it comes to editing Sony PXW X70 XAVC files in Adobe Premiere Pro or other NLEs. The article offers some tips and tricks for importing Sony PXW X70 XAVC videos in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 flawlessly.
Sony's PXW-X70 records HD video using the XAVC Long-GOP codec with 4:2:2, 10-bit color sampling at 50 Mb/second, providing footage with a high data rate that is suitable for broadcast applications. After recording, most users plan to import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC into Premiere Pro for editing. Stuck in the issue? Don't worry. This article will teach you how to edit Sony PXW X70 XAVC files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 freely.
As some guys recommend online, in order to load Sony X70 XAVC flies into Premiere Pro for smooth editing, it would be better update Premiere program to the latest version. I’ve tried the trial version of Premiere Pro CC, same result- can’t get XAVC viewed in timeline. Alternatively, another solution is to get third-party software like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to convert XAVC to Premiere Pro natively supported format like MPEG-2. It will save all the issues.
Overall, the program is the best XAVC converter under Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer's OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert Sony PXW X70 XAVC videos to Adobe Premiere Pro easily.
How to convert Sony PX70 XAVC to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC
Step 1: Load source XAVC files
Launch the XAVC Converter on your Mac, and you can either click “Add” button to import xavc files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.
Step 2: Select output format
To import XAVC files to Adobe PP, you can follow Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start XAVC conversion
Finally, press the convert button; it will start to transcode Sony PXW-X70 XAVC files to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6 as well as CC, CS5, CS4 immediately. When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the resulted videos.
This powerful XAVC to Adobe Premiere Converter not only can help you convert XAVC to Premiere, but also enables anyone with XAVC or XAVC S files to use in any non-linear editor like After Effects, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc as long as transcode XAVC to a recognizable format.
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