Fast Transfer Sony PMW-F5 XAVC to FCP for Editing

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Sony PWM-F5 is one of the best sellers in 2013. There are still some users out there having trouble in editing PMW-F5 XAVC in iMovie or Final Cut Pro freely.

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In the past few years, after shooting videos by a camcorder, we can only play them on TV sets. But now, things changed greatly. Except for playing the recorded videos on TV, DVD, Blu-ray player or PC, we can also polish the video clips by using professional video editing software such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, etc. Besides, we can also upload the videos to YouTube and other websites for sharing after doing the editing. Doesn't it sound cool?

According to the latest record from Amazon, Sony PMW-F5 is enjoying the fastest-growing sales in the first quarter of 2013. It surprised no one since we all know that PMW-F5 has got splendid features and stunning capability of shooting HD videos. In spite of this, we will keep on hearing users asking question about how to transfer Sony PMW-F5 to FCP or convert PMW-F5 to iMovie for extension editing. The reason is that PMW-F5 shoots videos in the newest XAVC format which supports 4K resolution (4096×2160 and 3840×2160). Most professional editors including FCP, iMovie and Sony Vegas cannot support the XAVC footages at all. Therefore, in order to convert XAVC to FCP smoothly, it is recommended to use Doremisoft XAVC to FCP Video Converter for Mac to make XAVC acceptable.

Doremisoft XAVC Video Converter for Mac conducts the conversion in a fast and accurate way. Let’s have a quick glance at converting Sony PMW-F5 to FCP via this great XAVC converter.

Step 1: Add PMW-F5 XAVC FootagesTo get started, download and run the converter. Then, please hit the "Add Files" button to load XAVC footages into the program.

Step 2: Choose Proper Output FormatAs is known, Final Cut Pro supports Apple ProRes 422 MOV the best, therefore, we will choose "Final Cut Pro"->"Apple ProRes 422 MOV" as the output format after clicking "Convert to" menu. To edit XAVC in iMovie, please select "iMovie"->"iMovie ProRes (*mov)" or "iMovie H.264" from the format list.

Step 4: Convert XAVC to Final Cut ProAfter doing the optional editing to the video files such as trimming video, merging video clips, applying visual effects and so on, hit the "Start" button, beginning to convert PMW-F5 XAVC to Final Cut Pro for editing.

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