Import Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC 4K footages to Camtasia Studio 7/8/9 for editing

The Sony PDW-HD1550 professional disc recorder is a half-rack-size disc recorder which supports triple- and quad-layer discs, enabling a recording duration of more than three hours even in Full-HD format. Have you ever considered editing Sony PDW-HD1550 recordings in NLEs like Camtasia Studio, etc. before uploading or sharing? This article will discuss how to import Sony PDW-HD1550 video files to Camtasia for editing.

In addition to MPEG HD422, this recorder supports XAVC Intra HD record/playback, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM formats in the SD domain. Users may choose XAVC as defaulted recording formats owning to it high compression rate. Meanwhile, Sony supplies some plug-ins for XAVC users to work with NLEs. However, if for some reason these plug-ins don’t work for you or you dislike using it, you will can convert the PDW-HD1550 XAVC files to Camtasia friendly formats with a powerful third party program named aPubsoft HD Video Converter. This program is specially developed for supporting transcode XAVC footages to Camtasia for editing without quality loss. Besides XAVC video format, it also can handle other media files such as XAVC S, AVCHD(MTS, M2TS), MXF, MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, VOB and so on.

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Import Sony PDW-HD1550 4K XAVC footages to Camtasia for editing

Step 1. Install and run the aPubsoft HD Video Converter as the professional Sony XAVC Converter on your PC. Click “Add File” button to add your Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC 4K footages to the converter.

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Step 2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “HD Video > AVI Video(*.avi)” as output format. The AVI is the native format for editing in Camtasia.

Tip: You can also select “HD Video > HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)” as target format for Camtasia Studio.

Convert Sony PDW-HD1550 4K XAVC to AVI

Step 3. If needs, you can go to “Settings” panel to adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc. before converting.

Step 4. After all settings, click “Convert” button to convert Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC 4K footages to AVI for Camtasia on Windows.

When the Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC to AVI conversion completed, you can find the output .avi files by clicking “Open Folder” button on the main interface. Then you can import and edit the converted Sony PDW-HD1550 XAVC 4K footages in Camtasia Studio 7/8/9 on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP.

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