The Sony FDR-AX33 records 4K and HD movies in the XAVC S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP4 wrapper, but it is not easy for editing. How to import and edit Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S footage in iMovie/FCE on Mac? This guide will show you the best solution for you. Let you edit Sony AX33 recordings in iMovie/FCE smoothly.
Here recommended the UFUSoft XAVC S Converter for Mac to transcode Sony AX33 video to iMovie/FCE best editing video format-AIC MOV, which is also compatible with Mac OS X Yosemite/Mavericks. With it, you can not only convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S files to iMovie/FCE on Mac OS, but also edit your XAVC S files, such as cropping video size, trimming video clips, adding special effects and text/image/video watermarks to output videos, thus it will be on the top of your list.
Let’s start the conversion with the step-by-step guide on how to convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S recordings to AIC MOV and then import the converted videos for editing in iMovie/FCE (iMovie 11, iMovie 9, iMovie 7).
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How to convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE?
Step 1: Import Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S files to the top Sony XAVC S to iMovie/FCE AIC Converter;
Launch the UFUSoft HD Video Converter on Mac as the best XAVC S to iMovie/FCE Converter. Click the button “Add File” to add Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S files to it. If it is necessary, you can preview the loaded videos from preview windows.If you want to merge AX33 files into One, just need to select all XAVC S files and click Merge.
Step 2: Select an output format for iMovie/FCE and set the output folder.
Click on the “Format” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “iMovie/FCE”. Under the sub list are there a format which is compatible with iMovie/FCE. Here we recommend the AIC MOV. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Output” column as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4: Start Sony FDR-AX33 files to iMovie/FCE AIC conversion
Click the “Convert” button; this top XAVC S to iMovie/FCE conversion software will transcode Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
When the Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S files to iMovie/FCE AIC conversion process is 100% completed, you will be able to get the output files for iMovie/FCE by clicking on “import” button effortlessly. Now you can easily import the converted and/or merged Sony FDR-AX33 files to iMovie/FCE for editing with high quality without any trouble.