Edit Sony PXW-Z750 4K MXF in After Effects CC
Can’t load 4K MXF form Sony PXW-Z750 to After Effects CC? This article offers you a guide to import and edit Sony PXW-Z750 4K XAVC videos to After Effects CC flawlessly.
Sony unveiled its new PXW-Z750 camera at BIRTV in Beijing. It is Sony’s first shoulder-mounted camcorder with a global shutter. It is optimized for news and production applications including pre-production for 4K/HDR sports broadcasts, magazine shows, unscripted television, and documentary filmmaking. After recording some stunning 4K XAVC (.mxf) by Sony PXW-Z750, chances are you want to edit these 4K MXF in After Effects CC so as to make them more stylish, before sharing on websites. However, here comes the problem, the recorded MXF files are compressed using the XAVC-L codec, which is final delivery codec and it is not one you want to use for editing. On this circumstance, if you are stick to editing Sony PXW-Z750 MXF videos in After Effects CC, you’d better convert them to a more editing-friendly format for After Effects CC like H.264.
Therefore, you are recommended to transcode Sony PXW-Z750 to a more compatible and less hardware extensive format. Here, you can achieve that with Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which helps to directly encode Sony PXW-Z750 MXF to After Effects CC specially optimized MOV editing codec with all the compatible editing settings such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, etc.
Besides converting Sony PXW-Z750 footage for editing with After Effects CC , you can also use the program to transcode Sony PXW-Z750 MXF to the best formats for viewing on Samsung 4K TV, uploading to YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo, or loading into Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, Davinci Resolve, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc for smooth video editing. For windows users, you can turn to Acrok Video Converter Ultimate to get the conversion done on Windows 10/8/8.1/7.
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How to convert Sony PXW-Z750 XAVC-L MXF to H.264 MOV?
Step 1: Run the 4K Video Converter you just set up. Drag and drop the 4K files from Sony PXW-Z750 to the software. You can play the loaded videos with Acrok software.
Step 2: Choose H.264 MOV as output format form “HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov)” for editing raw 4K MXF in After Effects CC with natively supported video codec. If you want to get 4k output videos for After Effects CC, please choose output format in “4K” category.
Step 3: Hit the “Convert” button to convert Sony PXW-Z750 4K MXF to MOV. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively importing and editing Sony PXW-Z750 in After Effects CC perfectly.