“I am trying to work with XAVC S files from the Sony a99 II into iMovie. 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 iMovie flawlessly.”
Luckily, after searching, now I share the guide with you how to convert Sony a99 II XAVC S to iMovie/FCE 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 iMovie/Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro X, 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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Guide: Cconvert Sony a99 II XAVC S to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE editing
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 videos to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
Step 2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” as output format. The AIC is the native codec for editing in iMovie and FCE.
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 AIC MOV for editing in iMovie/FCE on Mac without quality loss.
After the XAVC S to AIC conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated AIC .mov files. Then, import and edit Sony a99 II XAVC S footages with iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express 4 on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) flawlessly.
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