To import and edit Sony a6300 XAVC S footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS flawlessly, a good suggestion is to convert Sony a6300 XAVC S to Premiere Pro compatible MPEG-2 MPG video. Here is how.
As you see, the Sony Alpha a6300 records 4K resolution with XAVC S codec which is the highest level that video standard supported by level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, but something frustrating, a group of guys complained issues when importing XAVC S from Sony a6300 to Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing.
Based on our testing, the trouble may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility. To edit Sony a6300 XAVC S footages in Premiere Pro CC/CS, a workaround is to transcode Sony A6300 4K XAVC S to a more editable format for Premiere Pro with proper settings.
Along with some help from third-party software like aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac, you can achieve your goal effortlessly. Overall, the program is the best XAVC S Converter under Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony a6300 XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere Pro, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid MC, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to aPubsoft Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert the a6300 XAVC S videos to Premiere Pro CC/CS easily.
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Transcode Sony a6300 XAVC S 4K footage for Premiere Pro editing
Step 1. Load XAVC S footage
Install and run aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac XAVC S Converter; click “Add Videos” button to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony a6300. Or you can directly drag and drop the 4K XAVC S footages to the converter.
Step 2. Set output format
Click “Profile” pull down list to select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip: You can click “Settings” if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
Step 3. Start XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion
Click the “Convert” button under the preview window to transcode Sony A6300 XAVC S 4K footage to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro editing on Mac with best quality.
Once the XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the output MPEG-2 .mpg videos. Then, you can import and edit Sony a6300 XAVC S 4K footages in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 on Mac without issues.
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