Sony XAVC S to MPG, Edit Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files in Premiere/Vegas with MPG

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 Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas, 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 Adobe Premiere Pro or Sony Vegas Pro smoothly, a workaround is to convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to Premiere/Vegas native supported format MPEG-2 MPG.

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 Premiere/Vegas fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. It can also export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, AIC for iMovie/Final Cut Express and more NLE systems for native editing.

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Import Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC files to Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas

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

2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”. The MPG is the native format for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas Pro.

Tip: You can also select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)” or “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” as output format.

Convert Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG

Tip: You can click “Settings” icon 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 MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere/Vegas on Mac immediately with high quality.

After the Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC to MPG conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted MPEG-2 .mpg files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Sony PMW-RX50 XAVC footages with Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS or Sony Vegas Pro without any issue.