The Sony PXW-X70 features a 1.0 type Exmor™ R CMOS Sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels. The sensor, which is even larger than the Super 16mm film frame, delivers high resolution and fantastic low light performance, as well as offering more depth of field control as demanded by today’s diverse shooting requirements. The new camcorder has the ability to record High Definition in XAVC Long GOP, enabling 422 10-bit sampling at 50 Mbit/s.
The Sony PXW-X70 camera can help you record vivid HD movies, it’s also an excellent recorder. But, Sony PXW-X70 recorded files are in XAVC (*.mxf) format, this format is often used in Sony high-end cameras or camcorders. XAVC format is not supported by many editing software, such as FCP X/7/6. so if you want to edit Sony PXW-X70 files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6, you need to convert first.
FCP X/7/6 best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so if you convert Sony PXWX70 XAVC to ProRes 422 MOV format, you can edit Sony PXW-X70 footages in FCP X smoothly without rendering, below is a guide for you to transcode PXWX70 XAVC to FCP X/7/6 ProRes.
Step 1. Download UFUSoft XAVC Video Converter for Mac.
Install and run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Sony XAVC to FCP X/7/6 Converter, and click the “Add” button to load Sony PXW-X70 XAVC videos.
Step 2. Select “Apple ProRes 422” as output video format compatible with FCP X/7/6.
Click the drop-down list in the Format line to get the format box. Then choose the Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for full HD 1080p XAVC files.
Step 3. Adjust the output video’s parameters as you want.
Click the Setting button after the Format to get the Profile Settings. Change the Size to 1920×1080, the Bitrate to original, and the Codec after Audio to AAC for getting the perfect effects.
Step 4. Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes for FCP X/7/6 editing on Mac OS X Lion.
Click the “Convert” button to start Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes 422. With this Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to ProRes Converter, you can edit Sony PXW-X70 video in FCP X/7/6 smoothly.