‘I just received my Sony PXW-X70 and was eager to import XAVC 50Mbps (MXF) footage into Sony Vegas Pro 12. I ignored the negative comments I saw on the Web about importing into Premier and Final Cut but since I have Sony Vegas 12, I figured that I’d be okay. Guess what? Sony Vegas Pro 12 does not recognize file. I get an error statement.’
Naturally, Sony is at the forefront when it comes to editing XAVC footage too. Vegas Pro 12 supports a complete 4K workflow when you’re working with XAVC and XAVC S, and is part of an overall Sony workflow when you’re working with RAW footage. Just as same as editing Sony XAVC files in FCP with ProRes or Premiere Pro. So with the incompatible issues, any better XAVC solutions there we can take a reference?
Fortunately, we have the Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac, with this professional XAVC converting assistant, you won’t worry too much anymore. With Mac XAVC converter, you can effortlessly transcode Sony PXW-X70 XAVC files to .mpg – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro. Plus, it supports encoding XAVC/XAVC S to more video editing software compatible file types.
Sony PXW-X70 XAVC 50Mbps MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 12 Workflow:
Step 1.Download, install and run the XAVC Converter ; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC videos from Sony PXW-X70
Step 2. Select the right output one for Premiere Pro 12. Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Sony Vegas Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well. You can click Settings to adjust video and audio parameters to get the best quality video.
Step .3. Here are some additional functions which are deserved for us to have a try. Or on the main interface, we can finally tap the ‘Convert’ button to end the conversion work. When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing program to import converted XAVC clips into Premiere Pro for further editing.
Notes: If you have downloaded the latest version of this XAVC converter, we are glad to tell you that it can also support the H.265/HEVC codec well. So you wanna a try with the higher quality and smaller size? Come on!