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How to transfer Sony XAVC videos to iMovie (iMovie'11)


    XAVC is a recording format that was introduced by Sony and recently it expands XAVC format to accelerate 4K Development in the professional and consumer market. Sony PMW-F55 and F5 cameras are both used XAVC format. Well, after having the XAVC recordings, would you like to edit your Sony PMW-F55/F5 video with a simple way? In this article, we introduce an easy approach to assist you edit Sony XAVC video in iMovie straightforward.

    As we know, iMovie is a single of most broadly utilised video editing software program app sold by Apple Inc and it's widely used by Mac users. However, iMovie seems not able to import such XAVC files, especially the true 4K videos. For using Sony XAVC videos in iMovie smoothly, you need to convert Sony XAVC video to iMovie supported format first.

    To perform this conversion, you need a professional XAVC Converter to help you. Here Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is right what you are looking for. This converter perfectly works as the XAVC to iMovie Converter that helps you convert XAVC or XAVC S to AIC MOV, which is the best format for iMovie to edit with ease. With it, you may also transcode XAVC to Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. In addition, it might help you change XAVC to other frequent formats such as XAVC to MOV, FLV, MP4, AVI, MPG, 3GP and so forth for distinctive customers.

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    How to Convert Sony XAVC videos to iMovie supported AIC MOV

    1. Load XAVC files to the Converter

    Install the XAVC to iMovie Converter, launch it. Drag and drop the XAVC files to the Converter, you can also go to Add files menu to add XAVC video clips to the app.

    Tip: If you wanna combine Sony XAVC files into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.


    2. Select output format

    Hit the "Format" bar and select iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(*.mov) as output format on the drop-down menu.


    Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

    3. Convert XAVC videos to iMovie

    When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start XAVC to AIC .mov conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. After the conversion, start iMovie and click File > Import > Movies to transfer the Sony XAVC movies to iMovie(9/10/11) to edit freely.

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