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Import Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC to iMovie/FCE for Processing

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As soon as the latest Sony 4K camera comes out, would you like to enjoy the high definition resolutions after edited in some NLEs? In this article, what we will have a talking is how to import our Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC files to iMovie/FCE for editing. With the iMovie/FCE best supported video formats, we are glad to introduce you the best XAVC to iMovie converter for you.


Issus when working with Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC recordings?

As a portable and compact camcorder, Song FDR-AXP33 enables you to relive memories in rich 4K resolution with about four times more detail than Full HD. It is true UltraHD with tons of detail and the XAVC S codec performs beautifully, that’s the 4k videos which are now popular among our video lovers. Though 4K footage looks clearer and sharper, how could we deal with the 4K XAVC videos with best quality in NLEs, such like FCP X or play on media players like VLC? Let’s learn some good XAVC recording tips below.

How to make Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC friendly with iMovie/FCE?

Cause it is not long after 4K camcorders come out, most editing tools or media players has not upgraded for supporting the 4K XAVC codec yet. In this case, someone will be worried about the conflicts when editing 4K XAVC files in such iMovie/FCE. To smoothly achieve your goal, we here would like to provide the Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, which we can look as the professional XAVC to iMovie/FCE converter that actually can help us a lot in transcoding XAVC to AIC MOV for editing.

Specific guide on converting Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE:

Step 1. Install this AXP33 XAVC S 4K Converter on your Mac

This Mac version can compatible with Yosemite system without any problems. After installation, launch this trail version on your Mac, then load your XAVC 4K from AXP33 by clicking “File”>”Add Video/Audio”.


Step 2. Choose right ones for iMovie/FCE.

When you come to the output list by clicking the ‘Format’ bar, here you need to drop down the list and find the ‘iMovie/FCE’>>’Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)’ as the best suitable one. Also, directly search it in the searching box is not a bad idea.


Step 3. Adjust Bit rate, Frame rate if you need

You can click “Settings” to adjust your parameters if you need. But if you do want to keep the original quality of the videos, you can just leave the default settings or choose “original”.


Start converting your 4K XVAC files? Go back to the main interface and hit the ‘Convert’ item to get started! From Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC to AIC MOV for editing in iMovie.FCE, After transferring files into iMoive/FCE as usual, it seems to be nice to enjoy our editing job there!

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