For a fast and fluid workflow between Sony PXW-X500 XAVC (.mxf) Intra frame 59.94p*, 50p*, 59.94i and 50i footage and Adobe Premiere Pro, sometimes you need to encode Sony PXW-X500 video files to Premiere Pro native editing codec before you start editing. To do this you will need a workable XAVC to Premeire Pro converter. Learn how to convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC MXF to QuickTime MOV via using such a top XAVC converter app.
The PXW-X500 offers a wide array of traditional and new recording formats, including SD formats such as MPEG IMX and DVCAM, HD formats such as MPEG-4 SStP and MPEG HD422, plus XAVC Intra 4:2:2 1080 59.94/50i and XAVC Long 4:2:2 1080 59.94/50p. In early 2015, the PXW-X500 will also support Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD as options.
You need to install additional software to import Sony PXW-X500 media into Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5. If you use Premiere Pro CC 8.2.0 or later, you need to verify that Pro Video Formats is installed on your system before importing XAVC media. If you use Premiere Pro CC 8.2.0 or earlier, you need to verify that Pro Video Formats If this doesn’t work, we would recommend transcoding the Full HD XAVC footage to Pre miere Pro preferred H.264 codec before editing. This will require a third party Sony PXW-X500 to QuickTime MOV Converter for Adobe editing software.
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1. Install and run Acrok Video Converter Ultimate as the best XAVC Video Converter. Click “Add File” to load Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files that you want to convert into this software.
2. As we know QuckTime MOV (XviD, AAC) and H.264 MP4 are supproed by Premiere Pro well. So you can click “Format” to select “Editing Software > Adobe Premiere/SonyVegas MOV (AVC) (*.mov)” as output video format. If you are Final Cut Pro user and need to transcode Sony PXW-X500 MXF for further editing, please click “Format” to select “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. Apple ProRes is FCP X’s favorite editing codec, which FCP X will recognize and handle well.
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
3. Click “Convert” to start converting Sony PXW-X500 video to Premiere Pro supported format on Windows or Mac. As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open” to get the generated H.264 MOV files for editing in Adone Premiere Pro CC, CS6 or CS5 with optimum performance.
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