Sony’s PXW-Z190 4K 3-CMOS 1/3″ Sensor XDCAM Camcorder continues the fine tradition of the XDCAM series of cameras. It captures 4K at up to 60p, relying on three 1/3″ Exmor R sensors that provide improved low-light capability when compared to standard sensors. The camera integrates a 25x optical Sony G zoom lens and an electronic variable ND filter. The camera supports a variety of codecs out of the box, with an optional MPEG HD license enabling you to shoot HD video.
However, the latest high definition XAVC S video format introduced by Sony PXW-Z190–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-Z190 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-Z190 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while.
This software can export Sony PXW-Z190 XAVC S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Sony PXW-Z190 XAVC S to Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, Sony PXW-Z190 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Sony PXW-Z190 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 PXW-Z190 XAVC S footage to FCP,Avid, FCE, iMovie and Premiere?
Step 1. Load Sony PXW-Z190 XAVC S files to the program
Install and launch the Sony XAVC S Converter Mac. Click Add button to load Sony PXW-Z190 XAVC S footages for converting. And you can click “Snapshoot’ button when previewing the Sony PXW-Z190 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 PXW-Z190 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.
b. To convert Sony PXW-Z190 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 PXW-Z190 XAVC S in Adobe with natively supported video codec.
d. To convert Sony PXW-Z190 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 PXW-Z190 XAVC S files
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-Z190 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.