How to edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video in FCP X/7/6?

How to import ony PXW-Z100 XAVC video into Final Cut Pro? Download a Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC plugin for your FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6? I will show you an easy way to import PXW-Z100 XAVC to Final Cut Pro without plugin. Le you edit PXW-Z100 XAVC video smoothlt and without rendering.

Sony is very smart. In 2012, it has set goals to push 4K content into the professional and consumer market by releasing the CinaAlta 4K camcorder PMW-F5/F55. One year later, it moves a step forward with the newest 4K model-PXW-Z100. The PXW-Z100 uses Sony’s XAVC™* recording format first employed in the PMW-F55 CineAlta® 4K camera. MPEG-4 AVC/ H.264 compression is used for HD (1920×1080), QFHD (3840×2016) and 4K (4096×2160) content..

How to edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video in FCP X/7/6? For most videographers, they not only want a good camcorder with great shooting performance, they also need a secure and worry-free post editing workflow. Those who use Sony Vegas Pro 12 will find it a piece of cake to edit the XAVC footages. However, the users of Final Cut Pro, expecially FCP 7 and FCP 6, will be left stranded since it cannot support XAVC at all. Thankfully, nothing is impossible in this highly developed digital world. Using a powerful XAVC Converter for Mac, it is incredible simple to edit PXW-Z100 XAVC in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) with Apple ProRes codec. The user-friendly interface of the converter makes it easy enough for everyone to transfer PXW-Z100 to FCP smoothly.

Now, let’s talk about the steps of converting PXW-Z100 to FCP with this all-in-one XAVC to FCP Converter for Mac.

Note: Here we go! Before starting the conversion, please make sure you download and set up the Sony PXW-Z100 video converter.

How to import Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video in FCP X/7/6?

1. Select and Import PXW-Z100 XAVC to the XAVC to ProRes converte

Now that the Sony PXW-Z100 t FCP converter has been installed onto your computer, you should run it and enter the interface. Then, drag and drop the PXW-Z100 XAVC footages into the program. You can also import the source files by hitting the “Add video” button on the tool bar.

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2. Choose FCP ProRes 422 as the Output Format

This is the most important step. To edit PXW-Z100 XAVC in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), you can press the “Format” button, when a format list shows up, you need to choose “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*mov)” as the output format. Click the “Setting” button next to the “Profile”, you are allowed to customize the output video resolution, frame rate, bitrate, etc.

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Tips: Would you like to make the XAVC footages distinctive? Easy job! You can use the default editing features in the converter. Alter the video dimension, add watermark, apply special effects, etc. Those stunning editing features will surely satisfy you.

3. Convert PXW-Z100 to FCP ProRes 422

Are you happy with the final result now? If so, please hit the “convert” button in the lower right corner of the interface that means the conversion from PXW-Z100 to FCP ProRes 422 is officially launched. By the way, you can click the “Save to” button to designate a location for saving the converted XAVC files. Just go and give it a shot by yourself.

After Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to ProRes conversion, click “Open” button to locate the converted video files. You can import and edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video in FCP X/7/6 now.

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