Sony XAVC to AIC MOV-Edit Sony PXW Z100 XAVC footage in iMovie/FCE on Mac
The Sony PXW-Z100 4K Camcorder provides professional-quality 4K recording in a familiar handheld form factor. It is capable of recording true 4K 4096x2160 resolution video at up to 50 and 60fps. Utilizing Sony's XVAC 4:2:2 10-bit intra frame recording format, the PXW-Z100 records 4K video at a maximum bit rate of 600Mbps. The camcorder features a G lens with 20x optical zoom and three control rings, dual XQD memory card slots, and 4K HDMI and 3G/HD-SDI interfaces.
If you recorded some videos with Sony PXW-Z100 and want to import the clips to FCE/iMovie for editing on Mac, you may get problems as showed above. Many pro users like editing videos with FCE/iMovie on Mac, but the Sony PXW-Z100 recorded XAVC video can't be supported by FCE/iMovie on Mac, this is due to the video codec program. From FCE/iMovie official page you will see that FCE/iMovie supported formats are limited, XAVC format is not included. To edit videos with FCE/iMovie on Mac, the best codec is Apple InterMediate Codec MOV format, so the best way to edit Sony PXW-Z100 video in FCE/iMovie is to convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to AIC MOV.
How to convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to FCE/iMovie Apple InterMediate Codec codec?
You can free try UFUSoft XAVC Converter for Mac software, it is top Sony XAVC to AIC MOV converter, with it you can convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video to AIC MOV perfectly, it's very easy to use, you can get video footages converted in just few clicks. Now you can follow the guide below to use this Sony PXW-Z100 video converter.
Free download a trail of Sony XAVC to FCE/iMovie Converter:
1. Add Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC video files
Install and run the UFUSoft XAVC Converter as the best Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC Converter. Click "Add File" icon to load Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC files into this XAVC Converter for FCE/iMovie.
2. Set output format
Here, you need to choose AIC MOV as output video format for FCE/iMovie. How to find this profile from Sony PXW-Z100 to FCE/iMovie converter? Click "Profile" bar to choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express" > "Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)". This software is the best XAVC to iMovie/FCE Converter in 2014.
Click "Convert" button to start Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to AIC MOV conversion on Mac. After the conversion. Click "Open Folder" button to locate the converted video files. Now, you can import the converted video files into iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express 4 for further editing.