How to edit Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S 4K videos in Avid or Davinci Resolve?

The DSC-HX90V is a new digital compact camera from Sony. Besides sharp imaging and fast autofocus speeds, Sony HX90V can record Full HD 1080p videos in AVCHD or in the high-quality XAVC S format at 50 Mbps in multiple frame rates. However, if we want to import the Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S videos to Avid/Davinci Resolve for editing, you may find the high quality XAVC S files are not recognized by Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve. So what’s the available workflow for Sony DSC-HX90V and Avid/Davinci Resolve?

Well, according to our testing and other users’ feedback, the basic reason why we can’t work Sony DSC-HX90V XVAC S with Avid/Davinci Resolve is that XAVC S codec is a new one, and is not widely supported. To make the XAVC S compatible with Avid/Davinci Resolve, the easy workaround is to convert XAVC S to DNxHD MOV, which ensures best results when using in Avid and Davinci Resolve. aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users complete the Sony XAVC S to DNxHD conversion on Mac.

This Mac Sony XAVC S Converter can enable you to effortlessly convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S files to DNxHD – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid and Davinci Resolve. What’s more, it also allows you to convert XAVC, XAVC S to Final Cut Pro, iMovie/Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc with the best quality. Below are the steps on converting Sony XAVC S to DNxHD MOV for Avid/Davinci Resolve.

 

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Step 1. Install and launch the aPubsoft HD Video Converter as the best Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S Converter, then click “Add File” button to load Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S video files or directly drag the files into file list. By default, the files are selected. You can delete files which you don’t want to import to.

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Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to determine output format. For best image quality, click the format bar and choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as output format, it is the native format for Avid and Davinci Resolve editing.

Convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S 4K videos to DNxHD MOV

Step 3. Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4. When setting are done, click the “Convert” button to convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S 4K videos to DNxHD MOV for Avid/Davinci Resolve on Mac at fast speed with top quality.

When the Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S to DNxHD conversion process is complete, you can click “Open Folder” button to get and import the generated DNxHD .mov files to Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve for smooth playing and editing.