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Importing Sony Alpha a6500 4K video to Avid Media Composer

Importing Sony Alpha a6500 4K video to Avid Media Composer

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Sony has unveiled the Alpha a6500, it has powerful features. It will sport 4K UHD video and also record 1080p full HD video. Now suppose that you are a devout Christian. Next you need to do some editing working with your Sony Alpha a6500 recordings in Avid Media Composer before posting them onto church web site. This is a tutorial which tells you how to import 4K/1080p XAVC S or AVCHD video from Sony Alpha a6500 to Avid MC for using on macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5.

Can Avid Media Composer ingest 4K XAVC S/AVCHD videos from Sony a6500? The result may let you down- Avid Media Composer won’t open and import Sony a6500 4K/1080p footage correctly. What caused the issues? Based on our testing, it may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility. To edit Sony a6500 XAVC S/AVCHD in Avid Media Composer smoothly, a workaround is to transcode Sony a6500 XAVC S/AVCHD to a more editable format with proper settings for Avid Media Composer under Mac OS X.

On this occasion, you need to transcode Sony Alpha a6500 4K XAVC S or AVCHD to the Avid MC editing-friendly formats and then transfer the converted video files to your Media Composer for editing. What is the Best Converter to Convert Sony Alpha a6500 4K to Avid MC Fast Yet High Quality?

Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, a professional Sony Alpha a6500 4K XAVC S or AVCHD converter, enjoys a large amount of popularity for its ability to smoothly convert Sony Alpha a6500 4K and 1080p MOV to Avid Media Composer supported DNxHD .mov on Mac fast yet with great quality, enabling you to open and use the video files from Sony Alpha a6500 on Mac’s Avid MC.

Other Key Features of Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac

  • The feature-rich 4K converter for Sony, Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, Olympus camera allows you to edit videos, like cropping, trimming, adding subtitle and watermark.
  • Convert Sony a6500 4K XAVC S/AVCHD to Avid MC, FCP, iMovie, FCE etc editable format for editing.
  • Besides 4K XAVC S, AVCHD, also available to transcode H.265, MXF, MP4, MKV, WMV, AVI, MPG, etc.
  • Convert video to PS3, PS4, PS4 Pro, mobile phones, Android, iPad, iPhone, QuickTime, Apple TV, NLE and other popular end devices.
  • Its simple design is also favorable, which requires less experience to control.
  • Extract audio files from your videos to MP3, WAV, WMA, AC3, AAC, AIFF, M4A, etc.
  • For Windows users, here is windows version.


Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac

Follow the guide below to achieve your goal smoothly. Note: The guide uses Mac screenshots as example. The way to transcode Sony Alpha a6500 4K to Avid DNxHD in Windows (Windows 8/8.1/10) is almost the same.

Importing Sony Alpha a6500 4K XVAC S/AVCHD video to Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Load Sony Alpha a6500 4K files

Copy Sony Alpha a6500 4K to Mac hard drive. Run the best Sony 4K converter and click the “Add video” button to load Sony Alpha a6500 4K files.

Tip: If you want to merge Sony Alpha a6500 4K clips, just need to check the “Merge into one file” box.

Step 2. Select Avid Media Composer as the output format

Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output format. It is an ideal and suitable editing format for Avid MC.

Tip: You can adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings. Besides, this video converter is also available to customize the output resolutions from 4K to any size like 1080p, 2K as users want.

Step 3. Start Sony Alpha a6500 4K to Avid MC conversion

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony Alpha a6500 4K to Avid Media Composer. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. After the conversion, it’s freely to import Sony Alpha a6500 4K clips into Avid Media Composer for natively editing.

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