Sony FDR-AX53, is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder that combines a Zeiss 20x optical zoom lens and a high-sensitivity image sensor to produce crisp and high-quality UHD 4K video. The Exmor R CMOS image sensor supports UHD 4K video capture at 24 or 30 fps using Sony’s XAVC S codec and features pixels that are approximately 1.6x larger than the previous model for enhanced performance in all conditions, particularly low-light scenarios. The camcorder also features Sony’s Balance Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology to help produce smooth and stable footage throughout the zoom range. Further enhancements include improved autofocus speed and accuracy, a lower-noise built-in microphone, and a high-speed 1080p 120 fps recording mode to create high-resolution slow-motion content.
After you got the Sony FDR-AX53 camcorder, you may have recorded a lot of videos with it, the recordings may be in XAVC S format, to most users they will need to edit the videos before share them with others, so you may have the need to import Sony AX53 XAVC S 4K videos to Premiere/Vegas for editing, Premiere/Vegas is the most popular video editing program on Mac. You may find that Premiere/Vegas can’t support Sony FDR-AX53 recorded XAVC S files, the XAVC S is not supported by Premiere Pro or Sony Vegas Pro, so you can’t import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S files to Premiere/Vegas for editing smoothly. In this case, how to import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S 4K videos to Premiere/Vegas and edit natively? The best way is to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to Premiere/Vegas supported format.
Import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S 4K videos to Premiere/Vegas for editing
Free download the Sony XAVC S Converter:
Step 1. Add Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S 4K video files
Install and launch the Sony FDR-AX53 to Premiere/Vegas Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S 4K videos to this professional converter. Or you can simply drag the XAVC S 4K files directly to the converter.
Step 2. Select MPEG-2 MPG as output format
Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”. The MPEG-2 is the native codec for Premeire Pro and Vegas Pro editing.
Tip: You can also select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)” or “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” as output format.
Step 3. Customize the video and audio parameters (Optional)
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.
Click the “Convert” button under the preview window, the Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 Converter will convert Sony XAVC S 4K videos to MPEG-2 MPG immediately at fast speed.
When the Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted MPEG-2 .mpg files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S 4K footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS or Sony Vegas Pro without issues.