The HXR-NX80 Full HD XDCAM camcorder from Sony offers phase-detection Autofocus (AF) and HDR capabilities in a compact, palm-style body. Suitable for corporate events, broadcast news, and television production, the HXR-NX80 camcorder features a stacked 1″ Exmor RS CMOS sensor with 14.2MP, a 12x Zeiss optical zoom, an OLED viewfinder, and 3.5″ touchscreen LCD monitor. This camcorder records 4K in XAVC S 4K, streams via 2.4/5 GHz frequency bands, and includes S-Log3/S-Gamut3 functions for additional image control.
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony HXR-NX80–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 HXR-NX80 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 HXR-NX80 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC S to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony HXR-NX80 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 HXR-NX80 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Load Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC S files to the program
Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC S footages for converting. And you can click “Snapshoot’ button when previewing the Sony HXR-NX80 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 HXR-NX80 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony HXR-NX80 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 HXR-NX80 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
d. To convert Sony HXR-NX80 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 HXR-NX80 XAVC S files
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony HXR-NX80 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.