This guide totally told us ths way how to work Sony PXW-X70 XAVC 50-mbit Clips well with Avid Media Composer.
You got any XAVC files recorded by Sony PXW-X70? The camera records broadcast quality 1920 x 1080 HD video using a variety of codec, at 4:2:2 10-bit in XAVC, AVCHD and DV format. Although the PXW-X70 offers us a wide choice for video recording format, it seems that the post-production is not as easy as we image. And you will find it a painful experience to import XAVC 50-mbit Clips from Sony PXW-X70 to Avid Media Composer.
Q1: Avid cannot see Sony PXW-X70 XAVC 50-mbit clips? Anyone having an issue getting Avid to accept the XAVC 50-mbit clips from the new Sony PXW-X70?
Q2: Sony PXW-X70 XAVC files cannot be 'seen' by Avid MC. I have purchased a Sony PXW-X70 which as far as I can see performs very well indeed with the test footage I have shot. But how do you get the XAVC quality footage into Avid?
No doubt we now need a professional converter for help, but not all converting tool can do this job with the high quality reserved, right? However Pavtube XAVC to Avid Converter for Mac could do this well.
Download it here and follow my steps with several easy operations. When you install the program on your computer, launch it and open the main interface, on the left corner above, 'Add video' and 'Add from folder' can smoothly import your original files in. How to find the Avid as the output? Drop down the 'Format' list, you will see the item 'Avid Media Composer'>>'Avid DNxHD (*.mov). For another way, you can also search it in the 'search box'.
Tips: Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile 'Settings' to get XAVC files converted for working with Vegas Pro smoothly. You'd better adjust original 4K video to HD quality. Just as the screenshot showed:
In the end, click the 'Convert' button to start transcoding XAVC files for Avid. After the process completes, click "Open" button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer and edit the Sony PXW-X70 video in Avid Media Composer easily and quickly. Do you have other suggestions? Just leave below.
Can you offer us some good methods of freely importing Sony FS700 MTS files to DaVinci Resolve for further editing
It is said that the popular editing software DaVinci Resolve works with everything in real time, ranging from Quick Time, ProRes, DNxHD, MXF files to AVI, JPEG2000, HQ and HQX in MOV,JPEG,TGA and BMP. However, MTS with DaVinci Resolve is such a pain.
My friend got an 30sec ama sequence of an commerical shoot on sony fs700. Resolve cannot handle MTS files and now he needs to deliver the sequence for grading so what should be the best way to do this. He said he is not familiar with this MTS workflow because most of the time he is working with red footage cut it offline and relink it back to raw.
Run DaVinci Resolve video converter on your Windows PC or Mac, and click the 'Add vdieo' to load them in a correct way. As is mentioned above, Avid DNxHD is well supported by DaVinci Resolve 11. So just click the format bar to follow “Avid Media Compose” ＞ “Avid DNxHD 720p (*.mov)” or “Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov).”
Before importing MKV, MTS, MXF, AVI, MP4, and FLV videos to DaVinci Resolve 10/9 for professional and further editing, you can use the video editor designed in this video converter to edit your MKV, MTS, MXF, AVI, MP4, and FLV videos. Click “Edit” to get to the “Video Editor” interface, and edit your videos by trimming (get/cut off video clips), cropping (remove unwanted areas), adding text/image/video watermarks, inserting subtitles, adding special effects, etc.
With all the preparation work done, click the 'Convert' to start your work. For more related guides, you can take the following as the reference. Also, welcome to show your own opinions below.
Our article below mainly talks about the best method of encoding Sony F5/F55 MXF files to After Effects CC on Mac Mavericks
'Moved one of our Macs to Mavericks (as a test) and have lost the ability to import Sony F5 MXF files directly into an AE project. Current configuration OS 10.9.2 and After Effects CS6 11.0.4. Went from OS 10.8.5 where it was working perfectly. Doesn't seem to be an update from either the Sony or Adobe side to solve this problem. Does anyone have a workaround without having to first make a movie file?'
Could you find out the question above? Frankly speaking, for most Sony fans all know that MXF, as a special container, it can't be accepted by most main editing tools not only After Effects CC but also not suitable foriMovie orFCP, etc. Cause some plug-ins can't do this matter with the audio or video in a common usage, here may I introduce you a nice converting tool for you?
When you load your MXF projects with 'Add video' or 'Add from folder', for 'After Effects CC', it has the specific item, 'Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas'>>'MPEG-2 (*.mov). two another selections are also available too.
I have to offer you guys here this program has another attractive point called 'Editor' Yes! It is also a primary editor itself. 'Trim' to decide your video length, 'Crop' to cut off the unwanted e dges or give the audience some explanations with 'add subtitles', etc.
Finally, don't forget to 'Convert' to start your conversion and transfer your output videos in After Effects CC with the standard way 'File>>load file.....' For more guides, take the pages as reference.
As long as you read this article, you won't have any troubles in importing AVCHD MTS footage in Adobe Premiere Elements 12.
For all photographers, pursuing higher quality of video footage is their constant goal. More and more camera manufactures have put their eyesight into high-definition digital camera market. However, for most high quality video formats, such as AVCHD MTS, etc. They are not suitable for popular editing tools or media players. We can see the example below:
'Can anyone confirm if Adobe Premiere Elements 12 will import AVCHD at 50p? I have a Canon Legria HF R46 which I can't import into iMovie from so wondered if Adobe Premiere Elements 12 would be the way to go? Any help very much appreciated, thanks.'---From Annie
For Premiere Pro, your footage with AVCHD at 50p will not be showed up in the list of available presets. To deal with this trouble, how about transcode AVCHD MTS into other compatible formats? Such like MPG, MOV or WMV. If you ask me for a professional converter, here is one for you. PavtubeMTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, a nice program can convert MTS files to any other formats you want.
Launch the program, two main methods to load your AVCHD MTS files in Mac AVCHD to Premiere Elements Converter. Method 1.Connect your camera with your computer with USB cable and load them form camera storage to program. Method 2. Click the 'Add form folder' to load your files from computer directly, files can be listed on left.
To make the AVCHD MTS files accepted by Premiere Elements 12, just make sure your output format is right.' From Premiere Pro' to 'MPEG-2 (*.mpg). additionally, you must see other output formats specially for FCP, iMovie, Avid, etc.
Tip: This program has the powerful visual impact with 3D effect. So you can have a 3D MTS/M2TS/M2T/MOD/TOD/TS video files entertainment at home.
To preserve the source high-definition video, before you click the 'Convert' item, get into the 'Settings' interface to know more. For example, adjust the video size as 1920*1080, frame rate 30 and bitrates 12000. Just choose one you need.
Look forward to your comments and suggestions if you are satisfied with the program. Some other guides you may like below:
The Panasonic VDR-D300 DVD Palmcorder Camcorder with 3CCD Camera System and Optical Image Stabilizer is compatible with either DVD-RAM or DVD-R, giving you multiple recording and playback options. DVD-R discs are tough and versatile, and can be played back on most home DVD players. However, DVD-RAM discs allow you to record and erase, just like videotapes. DVD-RAM discs can be played back in compatible devices, like DVD players and computers. Since DVD Camcorders use a "non-contact" method to record and play, repeated playback doesn't affect the image quality like it can with videotape. Your favorite videos and images can be kept for years without any loss of quality. Plus, DVD-RAM discs can be rewritten approximately 100,000 times, making them an economical and ideal choice for repeated recording.Panasonic VDR-D300 VRO in FCP X
While, currently Panasonic VDR-D300 VRO is not a compatible format which is supported in FCP X. If you are a VDR-D300 user and really want to edit VDR-D300 VRO in FCP X , you might face the troubles of the conversion.
Since FCP X supports the importing video formats like MOV and so on. We need to convert AVCHD to MOV etc first, and then we can put the converted files into FCP X for a further postproduction. Thus we need a powerful program.
After many trials, I find Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac, an excellent converter which enables Panasonic VDR-D300 VRO in FCP X. It combines AVCHD convert, MXF converter, VRO converter etc. As we all known, there will be a great loss of quality about videos after the conversion. But this video converter retains the high quality of the source videos after the conversion! It also brings AVCHD, MXF, VRO and many other popular video formats to many common output video formats for Adobe CC, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere, QuickTime and so on. In a word, it supports countless video and media player, set format parameter for different devices and convert video files in batch mode.
Step1. Import Panasonic VDR-D300 VRO files. Get Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac installed, and you will see its concise interface. Add or drag are both allowed to import the files to it. Tips: I recommend you to load AVCHD files from the camcorder first, and then you can add these files to the software. This is to keep the stability of importing files and prevent the conversion to be broken off.
Step2. Select the output format. Click the format and choose iMovie and Final Cut > Apple InterMediaate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) Tips: MOV is compatible to FXP X and plenty of other editing software, and it is also a stable video format to many common players.
Step3: Set video and audio profile. Click “setting” to adjust the specific parameters. Tips: You may also change the codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, and channels of the video and audio for your specific needs.
Step 4: Convert Panasonic VDR-D300 VRO to MOV for FCP X. Click the yellow arrow icon to convert Sony NEX FS700 AVCHD to MP4. With a click on “Open output folder”, you can easily locate the export files. Tips: This efficient program supports the batch conversion. You can go to sleep when Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac processes batch conversion through a click on “shut down computer after conversion”.