Sony PXW-FS5M2 is a powerful camcorder that released several months ago, the Sony PXW-FS5M2 has a 4K Super 35mm Exmor CMOS Imager, and the movie standard frame plus 14-gear tolerance gives it an edge in picture performance. It is great for you if you want a high quality camcorder to capture 4K videos. In this article we will share the best method to edit PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC in iMovie, just follow the content below to learn the workflow.
Sony PXW-FS5M2 is a professional 4K camcorder, it can be externally output 4K raw signal and 4K 120fps high speed, the machine can also continuously record 120fps Full HD screen. In the official sample, we can see that Sony PXW-FS5M2 has the color science of the movie camera. Character skin has a significant improvement, while the skin color, texture and other details of the perfect restore. At the same time, HLG and S-log can help users to shoot, collect enough image information, in the later period to get the greatest extent to play.
After purchased this camcorder, many users have recorded some 4K videos with it, the recorded files can be in 4K XAVC codec, and it is wrapped in the MXF file format. Before sharing the videos with friends and family members, you may want to edit them to get better effect, so that they can enjoy some interesting scenes on computer or some portable devices. However, Sony PXW-FS5M2 camcorder takes videos in 4K XAVC MXF format which is hard to be supported by Windows and Mac, so then you import 4K XAVC MXF files from Sony PXW-FS5M2 to iMovie, you will meet with problems. Just like the problem showed below.
“Hello, I just bought a Sony PXW-FS5M2 camcorder for my studio, it records 4K XAVC MXF videos, now I want to convert them to a compatible format that I can use them with my iMovie, because I always get problems when I try to edit PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC in iMovie, I have a MacBook, so can you recommend a software that can do this on Mac?”
If you have tried to import 4K XAVC files from Sony PXW-FS5M2 to iMovie, you will know that it’s not easy to transfer Sony PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC MXF footages to iMovie and some other editing programs. As the Sony PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC MXF format is not supported by these programs, you may have to convert Sony PXW-FS5M2 MXF files to iMovie supported format for editing. Below is a brief guide for you to transcode Sony PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC MXF to iMovie using Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which is the best 4k converter that can convert xavc on Mac. Just download the xavc converter and follow and follow the steps below to accomplish the conversion.
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Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer, if you want to use this 4k video converter on your Windows computer, just download the corresponding Windows version.
Step 2. Load original Sony PXW-FS5M2 4K XAVC MXF videos to the software. After you launched the Sony 4K XAVC MXF Converter on computer, click “Add Files” button on the main interface to load your original Sony PXW-FS5M2 recordings.
Step 3. Set output format for iMovie. Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format for iMovie, you can choose “iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov)”, this is the best native format for iMovie. This conversion tool provides many optimized output formats for editing programs and playable devices. For example, you can convert 4K video to native format for FCP X, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Sony Vegas Pro, etc. or convert videos to portable devices, such as iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPad 2018, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9, etc.
Step 4. In this Sony PXW-FS5M2 to iMovie converter, you can click settings button to adjust output parameters as you want, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. If necessary, you can select the option “Merge all files into one” to combine several videos to one file. Edit function is available in the Sony PXW-FS5M2 4K video converter. You can crop, trim, add watermark or adjust effect to the 4K XAVC MXF video.
Step 5. Start Sony PXW-FS5M2 to iMovie Conversion. When all the settings are done in this xavc converter, click the Convert button on the main interface to start transcoding Sony PXW-FS5M2 files to iMovie or other formats.
Once the Sony PXW-FS5M2 to iMovie conversion finished, click the “Open” button on the main interface to get the converted videos. Now you can edit Sony PXW-FS5M2 videos in iMovie smoothy, or use converted videos as you want.
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