Import and edit Sony PXW-Z100 4K MXF in FCP X

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Import and edit Sony PXW-Z100 4K MXF in FCP X

November 13, 2015 Final Cut Pro X 0
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Last month, I organized a birthday party for my son at home, and we invited lots of friends to play with her. I use Sony PXW-Z100 shoot some picture and videos to record the memorable day. My wife wanted me to edit the 4K MXF in FCP X for better show, but when I import Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC video into FCP, a wrong codec appeared which remind me I can’t edit my 4K XAVC video in Final Cut Pro X, I don’t know why? Who can help me? Do I need to change my file code?

Currently, Sony has released a new 4K camera Sony PXW-Z100 which has attracted lots of buyers. It is capable of recording true 4K 4096×2160 resolution video at up to 50 and 60fps. So it is a wonderful experience for you shooting high quality 4K footage with Sony PXW-Z100. The professional-quality XAVC recording format is supported by it, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression is used to record Full HD (1920×1080), QFHD (3840×2016), and true 4K (4096×2160) content. The camcorder features a G lens with 20x optical zoom and three control rings, dual XQD memory card slots, and 4K HDMI and 3G/HD-SDI interfaces.

Have you got many 4K MXF files and eager to edit them in FCP X on Mac OS X El Capitan? It’s a pity that you can’t import and edit your Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC footage in FCP X directly and smoothly, because the Sony PXW-Z100 recorded XAVC .mxf videos can’t be supported by Apple editing programs (Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express) on Mac. These software can’t handle MXF footage as you need. However, there is a simple and quick way can help you successfully complete the work. You just need to convert Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC to ProRes, because now Apple ProRes codec video is FCP best editable and supported format at current. The MXF to FCP X Converter is your best choice for you, it not only help you transcode 4K XAVC to ProRes for FCP6/7/X on Mac, but also can convert all your 4k XAVC footage to many kinds format as you need. So if you have Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC files and need to transcode XAVC to ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444, you have come to the right place. Below is a guide on how to convert Sony XAVC to Apple ProRes on Mac. Please read on!

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How to import Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC to FCP X?

Step 1: Add 4K MXF footage to Sony PXW-Z100 4K Video Converter for Mac after installing and launching.

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Step 2: Choose the output format for FCP X from the drop down list. You can choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” under “Final Cut Pro” category.

Convert Sony PXW-Z100 4K MXF for FCP X

For Adobe Premiere Pro and Premiere Elements users, need to choose “Editing Software” category then select MOV, MPG or WMV as output format. You will can edit Sony PXW-Z100 4K .mxf video without any problem.

Step 3: Click “convert” button to start Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC recordings to Apple ProRes 422 conversion with the powerful converter. Just wait a few time, you will get the generated video applicable for FCP X.

So you just need several simple steps, you can easily import Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC recordings into FCP on Mac without any problem. Please have a try. If you buy our product, please use it with no concerns, we will be free to give you upgrade services always.

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