Sony FDR-AX1 is the latest 4K/60P handycam camcorder released by Sony. As new digital 4K video camera recorder, it will help to tell your story in four timeshare the resolution of full HD.
Maybe you have used this 4K camcorder and recorded some vivid videos, and you may have the need to import Sony FDR-AX1 footages to final cut pro for editing. From Sony FDR-AX1 official page you will know that it records videos in XAVC-S video format, this format is not supported by FCP X/7/6 on Mac, so you will find that you can import Sony FDR-AX1 XAVC-S videos to final cut pro X/7/6 for editing. How to solve this problem?
As we know every software has its best supported video codec, for final cut pro, its best codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so the best way to import and edit Sony FDR-AX1 XAVC-S videos in FCP X/7/6 on Mac is to convert them to Apple ProRes codec, and then you can import and edit without problems.
Which software can convert Sony FDR-AX1 to final cut pro Apple ProRes codec?
On the market, there are few video converter that can convert videos to Apple ProRes codec perfectly, but our HD Video Converter is the ideal software to transcode Sony FDR-AX1 XAVC-S to prores codec. This is top Apple ProRes codec converter which supports nearly all the video formats, such as AVCHD MTS, M2TS, MXF, XAVC, XAVC-S, MP4, MKV, AVI, etc. it will help you convert Sony FDR-AX1 to FCP X/7/6 with quality lossless.
How to use this Sony FDR-AX1 video converter to convert footages to FCP X/7/6?
It is very easy to use this video converter for Sony FDR-AX1, even if you have not used any converters before, you can easily convert Sony FDR-AX1 XAVC-S to final cut pro. Please follow the easy steps below.
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Step 1. After you have downloaded this Sony FDR-AX1 video converter on your computer, install and launch it as best Sony FDR-AX1 to FCP converter.
Step 2. Load your Sony FDR-AX1 recorded videos to this program, XAVC-S video is well supported by this software, you can also load other videos like MKV, MP4, MOV, AVCHD, MTS, etc.
Step 3. To edit Sony FDR-AX1 video in final cut pro, you will need to choose the best format for FCP, just as we talked above, you need to choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, it is best supported by FCP.
Step 4. Click convert button on the main interface of the Sony FDR-AX1 to final cut pro converter, the program will begin the conversion immediately.
When the Sony FDR-AX1 to FCP converter finished the conversion, you can load the converted video files to final cut pro for editing as you want. Please take a free try now!
Learn more: Sony FDR-AX1 Video Format
Sony FDR-AX1 records 4K/HD movies in the XAVC-S format, which was developed for consumer usage based on the professional XAVC 4K/HD format. XAVC-S uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Long GOP for video and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in an MP4 wrapper. The XAVC-S codec allows longer recording times within a given media capacity than XAVC, making 4K recording easier and more convenient.