4K and HDR are now available in an easy-to-use camcorder format with the Sony FDR-AX700 4K Camcorder. Using the HLG format, HDR (High Dynamic Range) images can be recorded and processed for playback on HDR screens. Compared to SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) formats, HDR offers increased color and contrast representation that is immediately noticeable. Dual SD card slots, an LCD and viewfinder, manual controls, a 12x zoom range, and a comfortable form factor make the AX700 an all-around camera for anything from family events to professional filmmaking and videography.
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony FDR-AX700–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 FDR-AX700 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 FDR-AX700 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export Sony FDR-AX700 XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony FDR-AX700 XAVC S to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony FDR-AX700 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony FDR-AX700 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 FDR-AX700 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Load Sony FDR-AX700 XAVC S files to the program
Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony FDR-AX700 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 FDR-AX700 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony FDR-AX700 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 FDR-AX700 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
d. To convert Sony FDR-AX700 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 FDR-AX700 XAVC S files
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony FDR-AX700 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.