Convert XAVC to Premiere Pro CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC
The Sony PMW-F55 recorded video foramt is MXF format. I want to edit Sony F55 HD video in Premiere Pro CS6, but the editing software can't recognize the .mxf files. I google the question, the problen is the video codec-XAVC. Premiere Pro doesn't support XAVC codec video at all. What should I do?
Why my Premiere Pro CC can't preview Sony Sony PXW-Z90 4K footage? I want to edit my videos as soon as possible so that I can get them on YouTube. Why I always get the "generic error" message? please give me some good advice.
What is XAVC codec?
XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. We can record 4K resolution with XAVC codec. The recordings are MP4 (Proxy) and MXF (4K, HD) format.
Software that will support XAVC include Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Creative Suite 6, Avid, Quantel, Grass Valley's EDIUS Pro 7, Sony Vegas Pro 12, and Rovi MainConcept SDK. To import XAVC flies into Adobe Premiere Pro for smooth editing, you'd better update your program to the latest version.
XAVC To Premiere Pro Workflow
Don’t worry, there are still some cost effective but simple ways for you to import XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro. To avoid these problems or limit, it will be better to convert Sony XAVC codec to a more "edit" friendly codec for Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. Acrok program is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional Sony XAVC Converter for Adobe Premiere Pro. It's able to convert 4K and Full HD XAVC MXF/MP4 from any camcorder to Premiere Pro more compatible format MOV/WMV/MPG video. With it, you may also transcode XAVC to FCP X ProRes, iMovie AIC, Avid DNxHD, FCE and more NLE programs highly compatible codec for editing. Besides, it might help you convert XAVC to other frequent formats like M4V, MOV, FLV, MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV etc. If meet the XAVC codec issues on Windows and Mac, please get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate to solve the problem. Download it and follow the guide to convert Sony XAVC files for Premiere. If you are Mac user, you can download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert XAVC to Premiere Pro compatible videos on Mac.
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Convert XAVC for Premiere Pro on Mac and Windows
Import XAVC videos
Run Acrok HD Video Converter as the best XAVC to Premiere Pro Converter. Click "Add Files" to import XAVC codec .mxf HD video into this program.
Choose Premiere supported video format
Click "Format" drop-down list, select "Editing Software > Adobe Premiere/SonyVegas MOV (AVC) (*.mov)" as output video format.
Tip 1: You can Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the XAVC video converter main interface.
Tip. 2: After your files are imported - but before you convert, you can use Video Converter Ultimate's on-board video editing tool to control the action. You can access all available editing functions by either clicking Edit beside the movie clips.
Tip 3: For Final Cur Pro users, you need to convert XAVC to ProRes codec for FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6. If you like editing videos in iMovie on Mac, you can convert XAVC to AIC MOV for iMovie 8/9/11/13.
Convert XAVC Videos
Click "Convert" button to start converting Sony XAVC to H.264 codec for Premiere Pro on Mac or Windows.
When the conversion is done. Click "Open" button to get the exported files. Now, you can import MXF (XAVC Codec) video into Adobe Premiere Pro easily, and edit XAVC in Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, etc., easily.