As the new cameras come out every month, at the same time, many new questions about workflow occurred there so frequently. Here we are aimed to importing Sony XAVC S footage into the non-linear editing systems Avid Media Composer. For example, Sony PMW-F55, Sony PMW-F5, Sony FDR-AX1, Sony PXW-Z100, Sony FDR-AX100, etc. So now how to edit our XAVC S footage in Avid MC or other NLEs has become the emergency job.
Some issues you may meet when importing your XAVC S videos to Avid MC.
When importing and editing Sony XAVC/XAVC S videos in Avid Media Composer, users always encounter video and audio problems, as XAVC (.mxf) or XAVC S (*.mp4) format is efficient, but simply isn’t engineered to maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. Similar questions also happened in other editing tools just like Adobe Premiere Pro or iMovie, etc.
Best answer to solve all the Avid Media Composer importing problems
Fortunately, we have the Pavtubes Video Converter for Windows/Mac, which is just one of the best Avid XAVC Converter for you to transcode XAVC/XAVC-S files for Avid smooth editing on Mac and Windows. The program is capable of converting Sony XAVC/XAVC-S to DNxHD MOV as the best for Avid Media Composer. So do you want any good reviews?
Reference is allowed here to teach you how to convert XAVC S files to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer:
Step 1. After downloading, install and run this XAVC S Converter for Avid, just copy the XAVC S files to your hard drive. Then click ‘Add Video’ to import the files to the software for converting.
Step 2. Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid.
Step 3. Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrates and frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. If you would like to use default settings, simply skip this step.
Notes: Especially for Windows XAVC S converter, the latest version not only fixed the bugs of converting XAVC/XAVC S files, but also can support H.265/HEVC videos encode and decode. Do you wanna a try?
Finally, as soon as you finish the conversion work by clicking the ‘Convert’ button on the main interface. After transferring the files into Avid Media Composer, it’s your time to enjoy editing the XAVC S movies there!