Edit Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage in Premiere Pro
A few days ago I was invited to attend a colleague’s Christmas party, in the Christmas evening we played particularly fun, and I use my new bought Sony DSC- RX1R II shot some wonderful videos which both in MP4 (XAVC S) format. At home, I am still very happy, I want to edit those captured video tonight do a small changes, then upload to YouTube and Facebook to share with friends and family. However, something wrong was happened, when I import Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage into Premiere Pro, there appears “codec error”, so that I can’t edit XAVC S MP4 footage in Premiere Pro. I would like to know whether there are other ways to help me complete this task with Sony DSC-RX1R II XAVC S MP4 video and Premiere Pro.
This year, Sony officially released the black card series new flagship full-frame RX1RII. The full-frame 42.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor present in the DSC-RX1R II works with the BIONZ X image processor to offer high-resolution stills and video while minimizing noise and improving speed. Besides, the RX1R II has a world’s first variable optical low-pass filter system that can adjust voltage on a liquid crystal layer to adjust the light-splitting properties of the array.
This enables detailed high-bit rate footage to be captured in Full HD 1080p at 50 Mbps at up to 60 fps. What’s more, this also works with HD 720p recording at 120 fps for slow motion video.
However, first of all, if you need to edit Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage in Premiere Pro, you may need to be aware of the fact that XAVC S video files are not supported well by Premiere Pro, therefore Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 files can’t be played on Premiere Pro for further editing. Besides, although you can import them into Premiere Pro, you may find there will be some errors appear, and you can’t edit Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage smoothly in Premiere Pro. So in order to play XAVC S MP4 files from Sony DSC- RX1R II, you need to firstly get rid of the format incompatibility problems, and convert Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 files to Premiere Pro best supported editable format.
So, here I would like to recommend you a professional tool – Acrok HD Video Converter, which is designed to legally convert Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage to H.264 MOV which is the best format for editing in Premiere Pro with high quality and fast speed. With the MP4 Video Converter, you can easily edit all your Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S videos in Premiere Pro without any problem. Follow the below steps and you can know how to convert Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S to H.264.
How to make your Premiere Pro ingest XAVC S MP4 files easily?
Step 1: Add recorded Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S footage
Launch the XAVC S Converter, and add your Sony DSC- RX1R II MP4 recordings to it by clicking “Add Files” or the marked buttons below.
Step 2: Target H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro
Point to the format bar and click it to show the output format list. Click “Editing Software” > Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC)(*.mov) for best output format.
Step 3: Start Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 footage conversion
One hit the “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony DSC- RX1R II XAVC S MP4 to Premiere Pro.