Summary: How to edit Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S video on Final Cut Pro? In this XAVC S to Prores conversion guide, you will learn the fast and best solution to convert Alpha 68 XAVC S video to Prores 422 HQ codec with best XAVC S Video Converter.
Sony Europe has announced the new Sony A68, an entry-level translucent mirror interchangeable lens camera compatible with A-mount lenses. The Sony A68 features a stabilized 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, a BIONZ X image processor, a “4D FOCUS” system similar to the A77 II’s with a whooping 79 autofocus points, an OLED electronic viewfinder, a tilting LCD monitor, and unusually for this class, a top panel status display.
XAVC S has been created as an open format, supplying a license plan for other makers inside the broadcast and production market to create their very own good quality and higher frame price solutions. While enjoying the stunning videos recorded of HD image quality,users will have problems when trying to edit Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S footage in FCP 6/7. Wanna edit your Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S video in FCP with a simple way?
Since the XAVC S footage is a peripheral non-standard format which is not supported by FCP 6/7/. In order to import Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S footage into FCP for smoothly editing, we can render to the third-party software to help convert XAVC S to Apple ProRes 422 MOV– native format for Final Cut Pro. Besides, it is also a best way to help the users of Sony Alpha 68 to edit XAVC S in FCP 6/7 smoothly.
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To achieve our goal, the quickest and easiest way is to use the easy-to-use yet professional software called Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(review). It’s excellent Sony video converter which can convert nearly all Sony cameras’ videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc. With which we can effortlessly and flawlessly transcode Sony XAVC S footage to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro6/7. It is safe to install and easy to use. Below will show you how to transcode Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S footage to ProRes MOV in details.
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Convert/Import Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S to Final Cut Pro for editing smoothly with Apple ProRes Codec on Mac
Step 1.Install and run HD Video Converter, and then click the “Add video” button to import your XAVC S videos from Sony Alpha 68 directly. In order to import several files at one time, you can click “Add from folder” button.
Step 2:Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes codec”, including ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444. Choose the proper one you want. Here, we suggest you to choose Apple ProRes 422 .mov as the best output format.
Step 3:Press the “Settings” icon and you’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 for editing Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S files in FCP 6/7 easily.
Step 4:Now, click “Convert” button and let it go. The Sony Alpha 68 XAVC S Video Converter for Mac supports batch conversion. So if you have lots of XAVC S videos to convert, check “Shut down computer after conversion” and you can go away without keeping an eye on it.
Conclusion:Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click “Open” to get the output videos. Create a project and start Sony Alpha 68 editing XAVC S files in FCP with light speed.
Tips: Before you try to do the conversion, if you are also a FCP X user, please make sure that you have installed theApple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.