Best way to edit Sony PXW-X160 XAVC footage in iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac
The Sony PXW-X160 three 1/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors camcorder records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from education/videography to broadcast. We can capture 1080P high-definition video footages, this feature is chosen by most of Sony users.
If you recorded some XAVC videos with Sony PXW-X160 and want to import the XAVC footages to iMovie for editing on Mac, you may encounter some problems when importing the XAVC to iMovie. The Sony XAVC video format is not supported by iMovie so far. To edit Sony PXW-X160 XAVC videos in iMovie smoothly, the easy workaround is to convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to iMovie AIC MOV, AIC MOV is a friendly format supported by iMovie. Here is an easy and efficient Sony PXW-X160 XAVC solution for you.
Convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC footages AIC MOV for iMovie 8/9/11
1. Free download UFUSoft Sony XAVC Converter, this is a professional Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to iMovie Converter. With which you can convert Sony PXW-X160 recorded XAVC files to iMovie supported formats.
2. Install this Sony PXW-X160 XAVC Converter on your Mac, and you can click "Add File" button in the main interface to import the XAVC video files from Sony PXW-X160 Camcorder.
3. Click "Profile" drop-down list, select "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as output video format. AIC MOV is native codec for iMovie 8/9/11.
4. Press "Settings" button to customize the output parameters, include the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.
After the Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to AIC MOV conversion finished, you can get and import the converted video files to iMovie 08/09/11 for editing smoothly.