Sony HX90V and Premiere Workflow, Edit Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S videos in Premiere

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 Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing, you may find the high quality XAVC S files are not recognized by Premiere Pro. So what’s the available workflow for Sony DSC-HX90V and Premiere Pro?

Well, according to our testing and other users’ feedback, the basic reason why we can’t work Sony DSC-HX90V XVAC S with Premiere Pro is that XAVC S codec is a new one, and is not widely supported. To make the XAVC S files compatible with Premiere Pro, the easy workaround is to convert XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG, which ensures best results when using in Premiere Pro. aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users complete the Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion on Mac.

This Mac Sony XAVC S Converter can enable you to effortlessly convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S files to MPEG-2 – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro. What’s more, it also allows you to convert XAVC, XAVC S to FCP, iMovie/FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc with the best quality. Below are the steps on converting Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro.

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Import Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S videos to Premiere Pro for editing

Step 1. Launch the aPubsoft HD Video Converter as the best Sony DSC-HX90V to Premiere 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 “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format, it is the native format for Premiere Pro editing.

Convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S to MPEG-2

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. Click the “Convert” button to convert Sony DSC-HX90V XAVC S videos to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion process is complete, you can click “Open Folder” button to get and import the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for smooth playing and editing.

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