Sony PXW-Z100 4K Handheld XDCAM Camcorder provides professional-quality 4K recording in a familiar handheld form factor. It is capable of recording true 4K 4096×2160 resolution video at up to 50 and 60fps. Utilizing Sony’s XVAC 4:2:2 10-bit intra frame recording format, the same found in the PMW-F55 CineAlta camera, the PXW-Z100 records 4K video at a maximum bit rate of 600Mbps. The camcorder features a G lens with 20x optical zoom and three control rings, dual XQD memory card slots, and 4K HDMI and 3G/HD-SDI interfaces.
Sony PXW-Z100 Product Highlights:
* Record 4K 3840 x 2160p Video at 60 fps
* 1/2.3″ Exmor R 8.3MP CMOS Image Sensor
* Sony G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom
* Built-In Microphone & Dual Pro XLR Jacks
* Dual XQD Card Slots for 4K Recording
* XAVC-S Format for 150 Mbps 4K Recording
* Three ND Filters & Five Paint Functions
* Independent Zoom, Focus & Iris Rings
* Seven Assignable Buttons & HDMI Output
* Supports TRILUMINOS Color Technology
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony PXW-Z100–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 PXW-Z100 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 PXW-Z100 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, 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 PXW-Z100 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC-S footages for converting.
Step 2. 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 PXW-Z100 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC S to Avid Media Composer, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.
c. To convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC S to FCE/iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov) as the target format.
d. Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing PXW-Z100 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
Step 3. Start Converting Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC S files. As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-Z100 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.
Tip: If you’re using a Windows PC, please turn to its equivalent Windows version- UFUSoft XAVC Video Converter , which can help you solve the XAVC-S incompatibility on Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP.