How to edit Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S recording on iMovie? Let’s take a look at the Sony FDR-AX100 first. Sony FDR-AX100 captures your vision in breathtaking 4K Ultra HD with the camcorder that fits in the palm of your hand. Sporting resolution that”s four times clearer than HD, this changes everything. Footage is captured with true cinematic depth thanks to the 1″ image sensor and video is recorded with total versatility in mind: XAVCS, AVCHD and MP4. Put one in your hand and tell your story in 4K.
Many users wonder how to get Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S video editing in iMovie since the iMovie proves to be incompatible with XAVC-S video format.
Would you like to turn to another video editing tool because the iMovie 11/09/08 does not support XAVC-S videos for editing? It is unnecessary because we can convert Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S to iMovie friendly video formats like AIC MOV. To edit Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S recording on iMovie, you need an easy-to-use XAVC-S to iMovie converter on Mac OS platform.
Best Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S to iMovie converter on Mac: UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac
Guide – Encode Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S to AIC for iMovie 11/09/08 editing
Step 1. Import XAVC-S files to the top UFUSoft XAVC to iMovie Converter for Mac.
(Note: Before conversion, you need to transfer XAVC-S files from your Sony FDR-AX100 to Mac Hard Drive, then import XAVC-S videos by clicking “add videos” to load individual videos, or “add from folder” to load the whole folder.)
Step 2. Click the Format bar, and move mouse cursor to “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)”, it’s the best format for editing in iMovie and Final Cut Express.
Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S files to AIC Codec for iMovie 11/09/08 under Mac OS X.
Some more helpful features of the app:
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080 /1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
So there you have it. Pretty simple. After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find them and import the converted video files to iMovie. Now you can are free to start importing/editing Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC-S files in iMovie under Mac without problems, just have a try!