The Sony PMW-RX50 mobile recorder plays and records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35Mbps, MPEG IMX and DVCAM, making it the ideal companion deck for XAVC camcorders. As the successor to the Sony PMW-50, the PMW-RX50 has a lot of attractive features, including dual SxS memory card slots offering dual simultaneous recordings, 3G HD/SD-SDI interface and 1080 59.94/50P workflow support and conversion output from 1080/59.94P (50P) to 1080/59.94i (50i).
When transfer the Sony RX50 XAVC recordings to iMovie/Final Cut Express, the result may let you down – won’t open and import the Sony XAVC footage correctly. What caused the issues? Based on our testing, it may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility. To edit Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files in iMovie or Final Cut Express smoothly, a workaround is to convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to iMovie/FCE native supported format AIC MOV.
With the powerful aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac, you can get the work done easily. This Sony XAVC Converter is able to convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files to iMovie/FCE fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. It can also export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE systems for native editing.
Free download the Sony XAVC Converter:
Edit Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files in iMovie/FCE on Mac
1. Install and launch the aPubsoft HD Vide Converter as the Sony PMW-RX50 to iMovie/FCE Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files to this powerful program. Or you can directly drag and drop the Sony XAVC files to the converter.
2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)”. The AIC is the native codec for editing in iMovie/FCE.
Tip: You can click “Settings” icon to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels according to your need.
3. When setting done, click the “Convert” button under the preview window, to convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac immediately with high quality.
After the Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to AIC conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted AIC .mov files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC footages with iMovie 11/9/8 or Final Cut Express without any issue.