Summary: From this article you will know the way to import Sony A7S recorded XAVC S files to FCP X/7/6, and edit with Final Cut Pro native supported Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec, you won’t have any Sony Alpha A7S to FCP X/7/6 importing and editing problems.
The Sony A7S can record full HD video internally, though, and even offers a choice of AVC codecs. Beyond the standard AVCHD format, the Sony A7S also supports the XAVC S codec, previously found only in Sony’s high-end Handycam professional camcorders. The XAVC S codec was designed to be able to accommodate 4K video, but in the case of the A7S provides high-bitrate full HD, at 50 Megabits/second.While, there are a few issues when it comes to view, load and edit Sony a7S XAVC S in Final Cut Pro. Some tricks for Sony a7S to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 best workflow are listed below.
To edit Sony A7S XAVC S footage in FCP X or FCP 7/6 smoothly, a suggestion is to use UFUSoft XAVC S Video Converter for Mac to transcode “XAVC S” to “ProRes”, which is a friendly format supported by FCP.
With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony A7S XAVC S files to Apple ProRes – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro (no matter Final Cut Pro X, FCP 6 or FCP 7). The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality. Click the Download button below to get the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import Sony a7S XAVC S videos to Final Cut Pro without any troubles.
Convert Sony A7S XAVC S MP4 to FCP X/7/6 Apple ProRes codec
1. Free download UFUSoft Sony A7S Video Converter for Mac, install it on your Mac computer, run it as the best Sony A7S to FCP X/7/6 converter.
2. Click “Add files” button to import Sony A7S recorded XAVC S videos into the software, you can add several files at one time, batch conversion is supported.
3. Click format bar to choose output format. To import Sony A7S XAVC S files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6, just click and choose Apple ProRes codec, it is native supported by FCP X/7/6.
4. Click convert button to start Sony A7S XAVC S to FCP conversion.
When the Sony A7S XAVC S to FCP Apple ProRes conversion is finished, click open folder button to get the converted videos, and then import the converted videos to FCP X/7/6, you will be able to edit Sony A7S files with Final Cut Pro X/7/6 smoothly, there will be no problems anymore.