How to transcode XAVC files to MOV on Mac OS X
Have lots of video files in XAVC from Sony PXW-X70, X180, X160, X500, FS7... and want to convert XAVC to MOV on Mac since MOV is well supported by QuickTime and Mac tools like iMovie, FCP? This article is specially written down to assist you to do the XAVC to MOV conversion step by step.
XAVC is an open format that based on the best of current codec standards. This innovative format gives maximum flexibility and creative possibilities for videographers, programmer and movie makers not only during the capture, recording, but also in post-production, editing and archive. While, XAVC is still not an ideal format on Mac, if you want a more efficient method of working with XAVC on Mac OS X, the easy workaround is to transcode Sony XAVC to MOV, a Mac more compatible format. Along with some help from a top XAVC converter Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, it can be done quickly and easily.
Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use XAVC Converter on Mac. With it, you can convert Sony F5, Sony F55, PXW-X70, PXW-FS7 and more recorded XAVC videos to MOV video without any quality loss. What's more, this XAVC converter can also transcode XAVC clips for editing in Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc with optimal presets like DNxHD, ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, etc. The equivalent Windows version is Brorsoft Video Converter, which can encode XAVC files for Windows playing and editing.
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How to Convert XAVC to MOV on Mac
STEP 1. Load XAVC videos
Launch the XAVC to MOV Converter Mac. Drag & drop XAVC files to the program directly and your files would be added instantaneously. Or you can head to the "Add" button to locate the XAVC files you want to add.
Tip: If you want to convert the video files at one time, you can apply the batch conversion by adding several files at a time.
STEP 2. Choose MOV as the output format
Click format you choose MOV as target format. Select "Common Video -> MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)" as the output format.
STEP 3. Advanced Settings
This XAVC to MOV encoder also allows you to customize video and audio parameters via clicking Settings button. The adjustable settings include codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel.
STEP 4. Start XAVC to MOV conversion
Click "Convert" button to start transcoding 4K, 2K, HD XAVC video to MOV under Mac OS X.
After conversion, click "Open" button to get the exported files. You can play output MOV video on Mac for playing, editing without hassle.
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