“I am trying to work with XAVC S files from the Sony a99 II into FCP X. 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 in FCP X flawlessly.”
Luckily, after searching, now I share the guide with you how to convert Sony a99 II XAVC S to FCP X 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 Final Cut Pro X, iMovie/Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, 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 convert Sony a99 II XAVC S to ProRes MOV for FCP X
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 video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
Step 2. Click the “Prfoile” bar and select “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” as output format. The ProRes MOV format is specially designed for FCP, so that you can edit your original Sony a99 II XAVC S videos in FCP X perfectly.
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 ProRes MOV for FCP X editing on Mac without quality loss.
After the XAVC S to ProRes conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes .mov files. Then, launch Final Cut Pro, choose “File > Import > Files…”, and browse to the converted XAVC S clips. Now, you can start fun away with editing Sony a99 II XAVC S footages in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) without any problem.
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