Transcoding Sony a7 III XAVC S to Davinci Resolve
Sony a7 III, a full-frame mirrorless camera enables you to capture your subjects with beautiful results. After recording some stunning 4K footage by Sony a7 III, chances are you want to edit these 4K videos in XAVC S with Davinci Resolve, so as to make them more stylish. However, here comes the problem,XAVC-S is a highly compressed long-GOP codec. Nice to have smal files even with 4k/UHD but it will stress your processors no matter which NLE you choose. So, any workaround to help you work with Sony a7 III XAVC S in Davinci Resolve smoothly.
Well, if you stick to edit Sony a7 III XAVC S in Davinci Resolve, you'd better convert them to a more editing-friendly format for Davinci Resolve like ProRes or DNxHD.
Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What's need is a just a common video converter like Brorsoft Video Converter - The program works as the best XAVC S converter. It helps you fast transcode Sony a7 III XAVC S footage to Davinci Resolve preferred DNxHD or ProRes codec with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. What's more, it's the optimal tool for transcoding DJI, GoPro, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, etc camera or camcorder videos to kinds of NLE programs Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier Pro, Cyberlink PowerDirector and more. For Mac user, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Just download it and follow the simple guide to achieve your goal.
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Guide: How to convert and import Sony a7 III XAVC S files to DaVinci Resolve
Step 1. After downloading, install and run this XAVC S Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the XAVC S files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.
Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422 (*.mov)" as the target format.
Tip: The XAVC S file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from Sony a7 III XAVC S to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.
After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted Sony a7 III XAVC S clips to DaVinci Resolve 11/12/13/14/15 for smooth editing.