Summary: Wanna import Sony RX100 IV 4K videos to FCP, Premiere for further editing? This tutorial offers you a simple way to open Sony RX100 IV 4K XAVC S video files in NLEs.
Sony's acclaimed RX100 IV camera contains a remarkable advance in photo and movie possibilities — the world's first memory-attached 1.0-type stacked CMOS image sensor. 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. Although it brings outstanding video quality for users, it is difficult for users to import and edit Sony RX100 IV XAVC S files in FCP, Premiere Pro or other NLEs.
As we know, Sony RX100 IV can record 4K videos in XAVC S format. However, XAVC S can’t be natively supported by many professional video editing applications including Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro. What’s more, it also would be a bit hard to handle 4K video with Final Cut Pro 6/7, Premiere Pro. Therefore, to edit Sony RX100 IV XAVC S in FCP, Premiere smoothly, a simple workaround is to transcode Sony RX100 IV XAVC S to a more editable format with proper settings. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users make the XAVC S transcoding under Mac OS X.
With it, you can effortlessly encode and re-encode XAVC S intra footage shot from Sony RX100 IV for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, FCE, iMovie and more. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.
Transcoding Sony RX100 IV footage for editing in FCP, Premiere
Step 1. Launch the 4K XAVC S Converter on your Mac, then click the adding button to import your XAVC S flies from HD drive or your camcorder directly.
Step 2. Click on the "Format" bar and choose best editable format for your NLEs.
a. Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro.
b. To convert XAVC S to Premiere, choose output format > Click "Format" bar and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing raw 4K in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
Step 3. You also can click "Settings" to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
Step 4. Hit the Convert button in the main interface to start the XAVC S to FCP, Premiere on Mac OS X.
Once the conversion process shows100%, you can smoothly import the converted Sony RX100 IV XAVC S files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, Premiere with smooth workflow.
XAVC S to Movie Maker
XAVC S to Adobe Premiere
XAVC S to Sony Vegas Pro
XAVC S to ProRes Converter
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