Autumn is the best season for travelling. It is meaningful to take a pictures/videos of yourself or your friends doing this with your camera phone or a digital camera during the trip. How to deal with Sony RX10 IV’s 4K XAVC S(.mp4) footages? You may need to edit it before playing or sharing your videos, but can the mainstream video editing software handle these 4K recordings?
The RX10 IV (DSC-RX10M4) can condense about 1.7 times as much data as is required for 4K output into 4K movie recordings. Full pixel readout and no pixel binning reduces moire and jaggies. A front-end LSI lessens the rolling shutter effect of fast movement. With the XAVC S format, you can record high-quality 4K and Full HD movies with minimal compression noise at maximum 100 Mbps and 50 Mbps rates.
For Apple Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Pro CC user, transcoding Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S videos is necessary. As we know, ProRes is the best editing codecs for Final Cut Pro, the key is convert XAVC S to ProRes. Acrok was the first to take up the difficult task. With Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, you can convert Sony RX10 IV 4K footage to any video formats and codecs, including Apple ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, H.265, DNxHD, MP4, M4V, AVI, MKV, etc. If you collect many Blu-ray discs, the best way to protect them is to backup Blu-ray to the computer or spare hard disk. This Sony RX10 IV Video Converter can do this job too. Please follow below steps to learn how to edit Sony RX10 IV.mp4 video in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6).
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Tip: If you are Windows user and plan to get Apple ProRes codec on Windows, you need to try Apple ProRes Converter for Windows.
How to convert Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S to FCP X ProRes on Mac?
Add 4K files to the program
Launch the XAVC S to ProRes Converter Mac and drag and drop the source media to it. Or click “Add files” icon to locate the Sony RX10 IV footages you want to convert. You can preview the loaded videos via right preview windows.
Choose ProRes MOV as output format
Click "Format" to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” profile in the drop-down menu.
For Premiere Pro users: Please choose “Editing Software” > “Adobe Premiere AVC MOV (*.mov)” as output format.
Edit Sony RX10 IV video (optional)
To edit your Sony RX10 IV 4K recordings, click the "Edit" button to open the video editor window. And then you can trim the video, crop video size, deinterlace, add some special video effects, add watermarks, attatch subtitles even Add 3D effects.
Start converting videos
Finally, click the "Convert" button to start converting your Sony RX10 IV videos to Final Cut Pro native supported video on Mac. When the conversion is done, you need to click “Open” button to locate the converted videos. Now you can import and edit Sony RX10 IV video in FCP X smoothly and without rendering.