Sony PXW-FS7 to Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro

In this article, we will share the best way to import Sony PXW-FS7 recorded XAVC and MPEG files into Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, and then you can edit Sony PXW-FS7 files smoothly with Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro.

Not long ago Sony released its new 4K camcorder, the PXW-FS7 is a new super35mm camcorder from Sony, it has equipped the same sensor as the Sony PMW-F5. The Sony PXW-FS7 camcorder can help you to record 4K internally on XQD cards using Sony’s XAVC codec, you can record 3840×2160 UHD/QuadHD as well as HD, and in the next year you can update the firmware to get the support of 4096×2160 at up to 60fps recording.

How to import Sony PXW-FS7 to Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro?

Maybe you have got Sony PXW-FS7 camcorder and recorded a lot of videos with it, but do you have problems when you want to import Sony PXW-FS7 to Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer? On the forums, there are many users complaining about the importing and editing issues of Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files, they have found that Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro can’t support Sony PXW-FS7 recorded XAVC and MPEG files well, the Sony PXW-FS7 recordings are not compatible with Avid MC and Adobe Premiere, in this case how to import Sony PXW-FS7 to Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro?

If you want a more efficient method of working with Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC in Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro (including old version Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6 or the latest CC) that saves time and speeds up the production process, you’d better convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to best format for Avid and Premiere, Acrok HD Video Converter is the best solution for you.

Overall, Acrok HD Video Converter is the best XAVC converter. It’s able to convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere editable video with least quality loss. With it, you may also encode Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. If you want to encode Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC codec to an editable format on Windows PC, please get Acrok HD Video Converter Windows version. Download the program and start conversion.

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Converting Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 1: Add Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC videos

Run the Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC Video Converter program. Drag and drop the Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app for converting.

XAVC Converter

Step 2: Choose Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere preferable format

Click “Format” pull down list to select the best video format for Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro. You can choose WMV format for Premiere on Windows platform, and choose MOV format on Mac platform, it will convert XAVC to Premiere. For Avid MC, you can choose Avid DNxHD codec. It can also run as XAVC S converter and convert XAVC S to FCP X.

XAVC to DNxHD codec

Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3: Start Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC conversion

Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC video to Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro.

After conversion, click “Open” button to get the exported files. Start Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro on your computer and select File > Import from the main menu to import the converted Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC videos into Avid MC or Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for further editing. This software can also work as 4K video converter for you, you can try it.


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