“I am trying to work with XAVC S files from the Sony a99 II into Avid Media Composer. I (and apparently others) have tried the traditional importing method — and it’s a no-go. I’m looking for the workaround to import and edit Sony a99 II XAVC S files in Avid MC flawlessly.”
Luckily, after searching, now I share the guide with you how to convert Sony a99 II XAVC S to Avid MC/Davinci friendly format using aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode XAVC S footage shot from Sony a99 II for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Avid Media Composer, Davinci Resolve, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro and more. Get the XAVC S converter and learn the step-by-step guide presented as below.
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How to edit Sony a99 II XAVC S files in Avid MC or Davinci?
Step 1. Install and run the aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac XAVC S Converter on Mac. Click “Add File” button on the top of the main interface to import Sony a99 II XAVC S videos to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
Step 2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as output format. The DNxHD is the native codec for editing in Avid MC or Davinci Resolve.
Tip: Video/Audio settings (Optional)
Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.
Step 3. Click the “Convert” button to convert Sony a99 II XAVC S to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid MC/Davinci on Mac without quality loss.
After the XAVC S to DNxHD conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated DNxHD .mov files. Then, import and edit Sony a99 II XAVC S footages with Avid Media Composer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) flawlessly.
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