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 50 Mbps), AVCHD, or web-optimized MP4.
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony HDR-CX900–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 HDR-CX900 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 HDR-CX900 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony HDR-CX900 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 HDR-CX900 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Load Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S files to the program
Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S footages for converting. And you can click “Snapshoot’ button when previewing the Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S video. Click “Option” to set the image format of screenshots.
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 HDR-CX900 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S to Avid Media Composer, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.
c. Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing HDR-CX900 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
d. To convert Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S to FCE/iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov) as the target format.
Step 3. Adjust video and audio settings.
You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
Step 4. Start Converting Sony HDR-CX900 XAVC S files
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony HDR-CX900 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.