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 or AVCHD 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 AVCHD/XAVC S 4K videos to Avid for editing, Avid is the most popular video editing program on Mac. You may find that Avid can’t support Sony AX53 recorded XAVC S files and AVCHD files, the XAVC S and AVCHD formats are not supported by Avid Media Composer, so you can’t import Sony AX53 AVCHD or XAVC S files to Avid for editing smoothly. In this case, how to import Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD or XAVC S video to Avid and edit natively? The best way is to convert Sony AX53 AVCHD/XAVC S to Avid supported format DNxHD MOV.
Convert Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD/XAVC S to DNxHD MOV for Avid editig
Free download the Sony FDR-AX53 to Avid Converter:
Step 1: Add Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD or 4k XAVC S files
Install and launch the Sony FDR-AX53 to Avid Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD or XAVC S 4K videos to this professional converter. Or you can simply drag and drop the AVCHD or XAVC S 4K video files to the converter.
Step 2: Select DNxHD MOV as output format
Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)”. The DNxHD is the native codec for Avid Media Composer editing.
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 AVCHD/XAVC S to DNxHD Converter will convert Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD or XAVC S 4K video files to DNxHD MOV on Mac immediately with high video and audio quality.
When the Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD/XAVC S to DNxHD conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted DNxHD .mov files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Sony FDR-AX53 AVCHD or XAVC S 4K video files in Avid Media Composer without issues.