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Import Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to Avid Media Composer

Import Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to Avid Media Composer

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Squeezing a relatively larger sensor into a small compact, the Sony RX100 series has gained a positive reputation in a short time it’s been around. One of the most impressive features of the RX100 IV is its ability to capture and record 4K video using the XAVC S codec to ensure beautiful footage with high bit rate recording.


When you got some 4K XAVC S files from Sony RX100 IV, you probably would like to import the Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to Avid Media Composer or other NLEs for editing? But, can Avid MC ingest 4K XAVC S files from Sony RX100 IV? The result may let you down.

Were you prompted an error message on your screen saying that the video files is unsupported when you tried to move, import or transfer RX100 IV 4K XAVC S files to Avid Media Composer? If you are currently using an older version, maybe an upgrade version could help. Still stuck with unsuccessful attempts? Perhaps there is some required codec missing or it is an incompatible video file format.

Being a quite new compression format that provides low compression for high-quality movie expression, the XAVC S is not easy for editing and sharing. To be able to use RX100 IV XAVC S 4K footage easily, we would recommend transcoding RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to a format that is best suitable for your editing program. We have talked about how to convert RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 and how to convert RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to MPEG-2 for After Effects CC, and here in this post, we will continue talking about how to convert RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to DNxHD MOV for use in Avid Media Composer smoothly. You are recommended to use Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (review), which enables you to directly output Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to Avid Media Composer optimized DNxHD MOV format.


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How to import Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S to Avid Media Composer?

Step 1: Download and install the program. Click “Add video” on the main interface to load RX100 IV 4K XAVC S files to the program. You can also drag the files to the program’s window list directly. This program can also support the batch video clips.

Step 2: Select the right formats for editing in Avid MC. Here we suggest you to go to the “Avid Media Composer” list, you will get the “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as the best output.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: With all the preparations work done? Why not go back to the main interface to click the “Convert” button to get the work started?

Conclusion: Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted files. Then, Avid Media Composer will recognize, catalog, play and stream them just fine. You can edit RX100 IV 4K XAVC S in Avid MC flawlessly.

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