The a68 (ILCA-68) camera from Sony lets enthusiastic photographers discover even more creative opportunities with their precious collection of A-mount lenses. Whether you’re shooting stills or movies, peerless image quality is assured by the 24MP[iii] APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor with wide ISO 100-25600[iv] sensitivity range. It’s teamed with Sony’s speedy BIONZ X image processor that uses Detail Reproduction and Diffraction-reducing Technologies plus Area-specific Noise Reduction for pristine, finely detailed shots every time.
The Sony a68 employs the efficient XAVC S format to shoot video files for high bit rate recordings at up to 50 Mbps with outstanding detail and low noise. If for whatever reason you are having issues working with Sony a68 XAVC S footage in iMovie/FCE, we would recommend transcoding them to a format that is compatible with iMovie/FCE prior, such as AIC codec, iMovie and FCE’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie/FCE will recognize and handle well. Follow this guide to learn how to transcode Sony a68 XAVC S files to AIC MOV for editing in iMovie and FCE.
1. Run aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the professional Sony a68 to iMovie/FCE Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Sony a68 XAVC S files to this powerful program. Or you can directly drag and drop the Sony a68 XAVC S files to the converter.
2. Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)”. The AIC is the native codec for iMovie and FCE editing.
Tip: If necessary, you can click “Settings” button and go to “Profiles Settings” panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
3. When settings done, click the “Convert” button under the preview window, to start the Sony a68 XAVC S to AIC conversion immediately with high video and audio quality.
After conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted AIC .mov files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Sony a68 XAVC S footages in iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express on Mac without any issue.