Sony XAVC to Avid: Convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to DNxHD MOV for Avid importing

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 Avid Media Composer, 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 Avid Media Composer smoothly, a workaround is to convert Sony XAVC to Avid Media Composer native supported format.

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 Avid fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. It can also export AIC for iMovie/Final Cut Express, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE systems for native editing.

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Transcode Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files to DNxHD MOV on Mac

1. Install and launch the aPubsoft HD Vide Converter as the Sony PMW-RX50 to Avid 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.

Sony PMW-RX50 to Avid Converter

2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)”. The DNxHD is the native codec for Avid editing.

Convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to DNxHD MOV

Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel 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 DNxHD MOV for Avid on Mac immediately at fast speed.

After the Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to DNxHD conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted DNxHD .mov files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC footages to Avid Media Composer for native editing on Mac without any issue.