Mar 31

Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC to FCP/Premiere/Avid/FCE/iMovie Converter Tips

The PXW-Z90V 4K HDR 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 PXW-Z90V camcorder features a stacked 1″ Exmor RS CMOS sensor with UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, a 12x Zeiss optical zoom, an OLED viewfinder, and 3.5″ touchscreen LCD monitor. It can record 4K in XAVC Long at 4:2:0, HD in XAVC Long at 4:2:2 10-bit, as well as MPEG HD at 4:2:2 (requires optional license key). S-Log3/S-Gamut3 functions offer users additional image control.

However, the latest 4K XAVC video format introduced by Sony PXW-Z90V–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-Z90V XAVC footage on Mac smoothly, the easy workaround is to use a great UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac, which can convert 4K XAVC files from Sony PXW-Z90V to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.

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This software can export Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC 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 PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?

Step 1. Load Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC files. Install and launch the Sony XAVC Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC footages for converting.

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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 PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC in Final Cut Pro as well as good video convert XAVC or XAVC files

b. To convert Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC to Avid Media Composer, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.

c. To convert Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC 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-Z90V XAVC in Adobe with natively supported video codec.

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 PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC files

As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC 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.

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