The Sony Alpha a6000′s full HD 1080p video recording is supported at 60, 30, and 24 fps in the high-quality 50 Mbps XAVC S codec. Other recording options include the ability to utilize the AVCHD and MP4 codecs, with support for recording up to 1080p60 video at 28 Mbps. Dual video recording is supported, as well, with the ability to select either XAVC S or AVCHD codecs plus a duplicate MP4 file to be recorded at the same time for greater efficiency when sharing videos online.
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony Alpha a6000–is not supported by the usual video editors including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. so far. To edit Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S footage on Mac smoothly, the easy workaround is to use a great UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac, which can convert XAVC S files from Sony Alpha a6000 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE systems for native editing. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.
How to Convert and Import Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Load Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S files to the program
Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S footages for converting.
Step 2. Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format.
a. You just need to go to Final Cut Pro column by choosing “Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)” as best video format for editing Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to FCE/iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov) as the target format.
c. Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing Alpha a6000 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
d. To convert Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to Avid Media Composer, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.
Step 3. You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
Step 4. Start Converting Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S files
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony Alpha a6000 XAVC S to FCP/Avid/FCE/iMovie/Premiere Mac conversion.
Once the conversion process shows 100%, you can easily import the converted files to Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer with smooth workflow.