Import and Edit Sony FDR-AX53 4K XAVC S video in FCP X/7/6

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The Sony FDR-AX53 is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder that combines a Zeiss 20x optical zoom lens and a high-sensitivity image sensor to produce crisp and high-quality UHD 4K video. The Exmor R CMOS image sensor supports UHD 4K video capture at 24 or 30 fps using Sony’s XAVC S codec and features pixels that are approximately 1.6x larger than the previous model for enhanced performance in all conditions, particularly low-light scenarios. The camcorder also features Sony’s Balance Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology to help produce smooth and stable footage throughout the zoom range. Further enhancements include improved autofocus speed and accuracy, a lower-noise built-in microphone, and a high-speed 1080p 120 fps recording mode to create high-resolution slow-motion content.

The footage shot onto a Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC card in 4K resolution with Sony FDR-AX53, are normally saved as MP4 files. These files, usually known as XAVC S file for short, are not naturally supported by most media players and editors. When importing the Sony FDR-AX53 footage for playing back or editing, you probably will get an error message. Here I would like to share with you UFUSoft XAVC S File Converter for Mac, a video trans-coding tool to help you solve the incompatibility issues. With this application you can convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to MOV, convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S to AVI, and various other video formats easily. Audio track can be extracted for collection too.

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Here, please let me show you how to convert Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S video for Final Cut Pro X/7/6 importing on Mac.

How to import Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC 4K video into FCP X/7/6 on Mac?

Step 1: Import video to the powerful XAVC S Converter

Run the UFUSoft XAVC/XAVC S Video Converter for Mac as the best Sony FDR-AX53 4K XAVC S to FCP X editable video conversion software, click “Add file” or “Add Folder” icon and browse to the 4K footage from Sony FDR-AX53 you’d like to convert, click “OK” to confirm.

When the AX53 4K XAVC S files are loaded to the program, you can view the videos from the Preview window. Simply select an item and click the “Play” button. When the video is playing, you may take snapshoot when it plays to your favorable frame by clicking the “Snapshoot” button.

Step 2: Choose Output Video Format

The UFUSoft XAVC S Converter is capable of converting Sony FDR-AX53 XAVC S files recorded on a SD card to any format. Since we are talking about converting Sony FDR-AX53 video to FCP X editable video, what you need to do is clicking on the “Format” bar and select desired format from the profile list. There are several Final Cut Pro presets, they are encoded in different codecs like Apple ProRes 422 and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target.

Step 3: Start Sony FDR-AX53 4k Video to FCP X/7/6 Conversion

Click “Convert” to start converting Sony FDR-AX53 4K XAVC S to ProRes MOV format when everything’s ready. The UFUSoft XAVC/XAVC S Video Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple XAVC S files and convert them to FCP X Apple ProRes codec video at one time. You may also merge them to one file by checking the box “Merge” before conversion starting. After conversion you may click “Open” button to find generated MOV files and use them freely. Run Final Cut Pro on your Mac, import and edit the ProRes video in FCP X/7/6 now.

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