XAVC to MOV Converter- Codec for playing and editing Sony F5 XAVC footage



: Have you got a Sony PMW F5 CineAlta 4K Cinema Camera? Do you wanna edit and play XAVC on Mac and Windows? To get Sony F5 XAVC codec compatible, you need to transcode F5 XAVC footage to MOV format. Here you will find the way.

For incredibly vivid HD, start with the 4K imager of the Sony F5. You'll get superior, super-sampled pictures with noticeably higher contrast, rich color reproduction and greater clarity. 

Sony F5 records video in XAVC format, which has been developed as an open format, providing a license program for other manufacturers in the broadcast and production industry to develop their own high quality and high frame rate products. The following fourteen leading manufacturers plan to support the Sony XAVC format workflow:

• Non Linear Editors: Adobe, Apple, Avid, Grass Valley, Quantel, Sony (Vegas Pro)
• On-set dailies: Codex, Colorfront, MTI, YoYotta
• Colour Grading: Assimilate, FilmLight
• Software codec management: Rovi
• Codec board: Matrox

From: www.pro.sony.eu/xavc

What will you do if you need to edit the F5 XAVC with iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc? Ways to play the XAVC video format with QuickTime Player?

Pavtube XAVC Video Converter (XAVC Video Converter for Mac also is out there) will help you convert XAVC video format to MOV and other format like WMV, AVI, MPEG-2, MP4,FLV, and so forth. With this converter, you can conveniently convert Sony PMW-F5 XAVC files to MOV for editing natively and playing smoothly on Mac. Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly convert Sony PMW-F5 XAVC to MOV on Windows and Mac. Here provide you the Mac workflow.

Step 1. Import Sony F5 XAVC files to XAVC Converter for Mac.

Connect Sony F55 and F5 to iMac or Macbook and transfer .xavc files from memory card to Apple hard drive.

Run XAVC Converter for Mac and click “Add” button or “Add from folder” to load XAVC files from F5 to be converted.

Step 2. Choose MOV as output format.

Click on the drop-down list of “Format”, and follow “Common Video”> “MOV-QuickTime (*.mov)” for playback with QuickTime Player.


Or you can choose Prores/AIC/DNxHD/AVC MOV video for editing natively in FCP/iMovie/FCE/Avid MC/Adobe Premiere with the least loss of original video quality.


Refer to the following guides:


If you would like to customize output video parameters, please click “Settings” button.

Step 3. Start Sony XAVC to MOV conversion.

Click “Convert” button at the right-bottom corner and this Mac XAVC to MOV Converter will start this conversion for further editing and plaing Sony F5 XAVC files.


In this way, you can fully make use of this Sony F5 XAVC footage on Windows and Mac.



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