DaVinci Resolve is a valuable on set tool for logging and organizing footage. As it claimed, DaVinci Resolve allows full unlimited editing and grading of DPX, CIN, EXR, QuickTime, ProRes, DNxHD and MXF files all in real time. When tried to import XAVC, XAVC S to DaVinci Resolve, it doesn’t seem to find the audio track. Says 0 audio tracks and plays no sound. The video track works, though. What we need is to find a fast way to get around the XAVC/XAVC S Files to Davinci Resolve incompatible issue.
Got some clues from related forum, some guys mentioned that Resolve and many other programs can only handle PCM audio, like WAV files. Not LPCM audio. There are totally different formats. And basically, XAVC/XAVC S is not ideal format for NEL. Based on our multiple testing, we finally work out a solution to editing XAVC/XAVC S Files in DaVinci Resolve flawlessly. In fact, it is easy, fast and worth the effort. The best way to let DaVinci Resolve work with XAVC/XAVC S clips is to convert these XAVC/XAVC S files to Davinci Resolve most compatible format like DNxHD or Apple ProRes. UFUSoft XAVC/XAVC S Converter for Mac is just what you want.
Overall, it is an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality XAVC or XAVC S Video converter, player and editor. This software can deal with 4K or 1080p XAVC/XAVC S videos. With it, users can effortlessly transcode XAVC/XAVC S files for smoothly editing in DaVinci Resolve. What’s more, it can generates more optimal editing formats/codecs for you to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and more. For Windows users, please get XAVC Video Converter. Below is how. Just take a look at the brief guide below.
How to import Sony XAVC or XAVC S to Davinci Resolve for editing?
Step 1: Add source XAVC/XAVC S videos
After downloading, install and run this XAVC/XAVC S Video Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the XAVC/XAVC S files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.
Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) or Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 Codec (*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click “Common Video” > “MOV – QuickTime (*.MOV)” as the target format.
Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. If you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.
Step 3. When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start transcoding XAVC/XAVC S for DaVinci Resolve. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.
After the conversion, it’s freely to import XAVC, XAVC S clips into DaVinci Resolve 12/11/10 for natively editing.