Aug 29

How to Edit your Sony CX900 XAVC S in Avid MC smoothly?

The Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder brings broadcast-quality HD video to the palm of your hand. The 1″ Exmor R CMOS sensor is approximately 8x larger than that of typical camcorders, allowing you to capture cinematic images with shallow depth-of-field for defocused backgrounds. The camcorder features a wide-angle Zeiss Vario Sonnar T lens with 12x optical zoom plus 24x Clear Image digital zoom. SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode delivers smooth video and 3-Way-Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother results. The HDR-CX900 is a versatile camcorder that lets you capture Full HD 1920×1080 video in XAVC S (up to 50mpbs), AVCHD, or web-optimized MP4.

You may have got the Sony CX900 and recorded many high-definition XAVC S videos when you travel, after you back home, you may want to make your own XAVC S videos and share with your family and friends. It’s a good choice to edit the XAVC S video before sharing.

You may like to import these XAVC S projects to Avid media composer for editing. But you will encounter importing problems as the Avid can’t import Sony CX900 recorded 1080 50P XAVC S video, the frame rate is so high and the codec is not friendly to Avid MC for editing, on Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD or XDCAM codec for editing, and DNxHD codec is the first choice.

In order to edit your Sony CX900 XAVC S in Avid smoothly, you should transcode XAVC S format to DNXHD codec, which is best supported by Avid.

UFUSoft XAVC S converter for Mac is the tool that can deal nearly all kinds of XAVC S videos, it can convert Sony CX900 XAVC S files natively for Avid Media Composer 5.5 on Mac, that is to convert CX900 XAVC S video to DNXHD codec MOV format, and then you can edit Sony CX900 XAVC S files natively in Avid MC 5/5.5/6 with this 1080P 50p workflow to Avid. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

1. Download UFUSoft XAVC S to Avid Converter for Mac, follow the prompts to install the program. Click “Add” to load Sony CX900 XAVC S video files or directly drag the files into file list.

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2. And then click “Format” bar to choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNXHD (*.mov), this format is best presetted for Avid Media Composer editing.


3. “Settings” button in the main interface is very useful for you to customize the Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

4. After these, you can click “Convert” to start to convert Sony CX900 to Avid Media Composer DNXHD codec for native editing.

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