“I am thinking of purchasing the new PMW-F5.As it has just been released I am curious to know if Adobe has a preset or any other information of how it will work with the XAVCS codec.”
“Trying to get 1080p XAVC footage from Sony PMW-F55 to work in Premiere Pro CS6 (Mac), but when I try to do anything with it, it crashes. Apparently I need a plug-in. Looked at Rovi Totalcode but it costs $350 and only for a PC.”
The XAVC format is produced from Sony camcorders (PMW-F55 and PMW-F5), which is not yet widely adopted on the market. Today i will share some tips to import the Sony XAVC file to Adobe Premiere directly if you are also planning to have a post production on the Sony PMW-F55 (or PMW-F5) XAVC footages in your Adobe Premiere editor software.
To Convert Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro, you can download UFUSoft XAVC Converter (XAVC Converter for Mac), a cross-platform and professional xavc video conversion application which supports to convert both 4K and 2K XAVC video including Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC files to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC7 importable formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MPG, MPEG, FLV, F4V, M4V, DV, VOB, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, etc on both Windows and Mac.
How to Convert Sony XAVC for Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows or Mac?
Step 1: Drag and drop the XAVC files from Sony PMW-F55 (or PMW-F5) camcorder to the XAVC Files Converter you have set up just now.
Step 2: Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the best video format for editing Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro as well as good video quality.
Step 3: 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 main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 4: Click the arrow button to start transcoding Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC to MPG(MPEG-2) for Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows or Mac. After the process completes, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC7 easily and quickly.