After record some funny footage with Sony FDR-AX53, you may want to edit the 4K recordings with Final Cut Pro X. However, you may have found that the 4K XAVC S MP4 videos cannot be import into Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). In this case, you may need to transcode Sony FDR-AX53 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV format which is well compatible with Mac editing software. To convert XAVC S files to ProRes format, you can use Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac – the professional and easy-to-use XAVC S Converter which is supported by macOS and Windows.
Comparing with other video conversion program, Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac can convert not only Sony XAVC S files but also transform between various video formats like MXF, MTS, WMV, FLV, MOV, MP4, RMVB, MOD, TOD and more. Besides converting Sony FDR-AX53 files to MOV, this Sony XAVC S Converter is also able to extract audio tracks from any videos and convert them to MP3, AAC, WMA and so forth. What’s more, Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac also embraces a built-in video editor which allows you to customize the video as you like. Meanwhile, if you would like to convert 4K videos to ProRes MOV in Windows (Windows 10), you can have a try on Acrok HD Video Converter.
Simple steps to convert Sony FDR-AX53 4K XAVC S MP4 to ProRes MOV on Mac
The guide here is taking the Mac XAVC S Converter – Acrok HD Video Convert for Mac to demonstrate the steps on how to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to Apple ProRes 422 MOV.
Import 4K XAVC S files
Download the proper version and install this XAVC S to ProRes Converter in your Mac. Double click the app icon to run it. To add videos into the program, you can directly drag and drop the footage you want into the main window. Another way to import the files is to click the “Add Files” icon on the left bottom side. Batch convert videos is supported by this MP4 to FCP X Converter.
Choose ProRes MOV as the output format
The second step is to choose Apple ProRes MOV as the output format from the Format option on the lower part of the windows. Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac offers optimized presets for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more. Just choose corresponding format as per needs.
Edit Sony Sony FDR-AX53 footage
Click the Edit icon on the right side of the files, you can customize the video to create personalized videos as you like. You can trim the favorite part from the video, append artistic effects to the video, and add watermarks or subtitles and more.
Start to convert the 4K MP4 videos
When all settings are done, click the Convert button to start transcoding Sony FDR-AX53 4K MP4 files. You will get the MOV files in a few minutes, which the converting time depends on the file size. Now, you can import and edit Sony FDR-AX53 4K videos in Final Cut Pro X without any problem.