Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Sony a6500 XAVC S videos with Final Cut Pro X on Mac OS X.
How can I edit my movie files from the Sony a6500 in Final Cut Pro. I can’t open the XAVC S files with Final Cut Pro X.
Searching related threads, I got know that to stick to edit Sony a6500 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro, we need convert them to a more editing-friendly format for FCP like ProRes. Actually, it’s not as difficult as you imagine. What’s need is a just a common video converter like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac – The program works as the best Mac XAVC S converter.
It helps you fast transcode Sony a6500 XAVC S footage to FCP preferred Apple ProRes with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. What’s more, it’s the optimal tool for transcoding GoPro, DJI, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, etc camera or camcorder videos to kinds of NLE programs Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro, FCE and more. Just download it and follow the simple guide to achieve your goal.
Steps to convert Sony a6500 XAVC S clips to ProRes for FCP X
1. Import Sony a6500 videos to the software
Once run the XAVC S to FCP converter, you can click “Add Video” button to load .xavc s source files. Convert supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Select the output format
Click “format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(LT) (*.mov)” as Final Cut Pro X compatible codec for editing XAVC S in FCP X smoothly. ProRes 422(HQ), Pro Res 422, Pro Res 444, Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all the proper choice.
Tip: Tap “settings” to customize the output parameters- adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, etc to get a decent video for editing in Final Cut Pro.
3. Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start encoding XAVC S to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro . Once the conversion is done, you can transfer your Sony a6500 XAVC S footage into Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 for editing smoothly on Mac(macOS High Sierra included).
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