Sony A7R II to FCP X/7-Convert A7R II 4K XAVC S Videos to ProRes for FCP

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With a world’s first full-frame 42.4-megapixel Exmor R back-illuminated structure CMOS sensor, the Alpha a7R II Mirrorless Digital Camera from Sony is prepared to take mirrorless imaging to another level. This sensor design both improves low-light operation and speeds up data throughout, enabling fast high-resolution stills and UHD 4K video recording. Onto video, the major addition is internal UHD 4K 3840 x 2160p recording at 30 or 24 fps with the XAVC S format at 100 Mbps. This is possible using either the Super 35 crop mode, with no pixel binning, or the full-frame readout. Full HD 1920 x 1080p is still readily available at up to 60 fps and HD 1280 x 720p is possible at up to 120 fps.

If you’ve got a Sony Full Frame Mirrorless Camera like A7R II, the 4K XAVC S format will not be an unfamiliar for you. The only problem usually occurred during the editing process. 4K XAVC S still cannot fully supported by some video editors like FCP X can’t ingest MP4 video from Sony A7R II directly.

As we all know, Apple ProRes is the codec that Final Cut Pro natively recognizes. So the problem can easily turn to be how to convert Sony A7R II 4K XAVC S footage to ProRes MOV for edting in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). After the XAVC S to ProRes MOV conversion, you can directly import and edit the 100Mbps XAVC S files in FCP X/7/6 without any importing problems and need not to search for the latest Sony XAVC S Plug-ins or wait for the release of the suitable one.

Here UFUSoft XAVC/XAVC S Converter for Mac, a solid tool to help users convert Sony a7R II 4K XAVC S to ProRes, which ensures the best results when using in Final Cut Pro 7/6 or FCP X. With this professional XAVC S to FCP converter, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode 4K or 1080p XAVC S from Sony A7R II for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLEs), including Final Cut Pro X, FCP 6/7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc.

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Tutorial on converting Sony a7R II XAVC S to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 in simple steps

1. Launch the XAVC S to ProRes Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony a7R II for converting. It supports batch conversion.

2. Click “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for editing XAVC S in FCP X/7/6 with natively supported video 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.

3. After all necessary settings, click the convert button; it will start converting Sony a7R II XAVC S to ProRes .mov for importing to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 immediately.

After the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in FCP 7/6 as well as FCP X without hassle.

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