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Import/Convert Sony A6300 4K XAVC S to ProRes for FCP 7/X

Below I will take a XAVC S to FCP Converter app to show you how to convert Sony A6300 4K xavc s footage to ProRes .mov for editing in Final Cut Pro 7, FCP X on Mac OS X in details.

Sony has introduced the long-awaited update to its popular a6000 mirrorless camera: the a6300. Featuring a newly developed 24 Megapixel APS-C sensor and a completely revamped '4D' AF system with 425 phase-detection AF points, the a6300 sits at the top of Sony's APS-C mirrorless lineup. It also appears poised to break down one of the last remaining strongholds of DSLR by a live feed of the action in between frames, with minimal blackout, at a respectable 8 fps shooting rate, with AF.

Key Features:

24MP CMOS APS-C sensor with copper wiring
425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system
11 fps continuous shooting (8 fps continuous live view)
2.4m dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder with 120 fps refresh rate
Silent shooting in continuous drive (3 fps with AF/AE)
Max ISO of 51200
4K video capture up to 100 Mbps
Phase-detect AF compatible with A-mount lenses via LA-EA3 adapter
Magnesium alloy design with upgraded dust and moisture resistance

Well, you can record videos with A6300 Sony's XAVC S format. But, is there any possible workflow for Sony A6300 XAVC S to Final Cut Pro? Can Final Cut Pro ingest 4K XAVC S videos from Sony A6300? The result may let you down- FCP including FCP X won’t open and import Sony A63004K footage correctly. What caused the issues? Based on our testing, it may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility.

Actually, Apple does not respond on the issues and no one here knows or can say when, if ever, XVAC-S will be natively supported by FCP (X). To edit Sony a6300 XAVC S in Final Cut Pro X/7, a workaround is to transcode Sony A6300 4K XAVC S to a more editable format for FCP with proper settings under Mac OS X.

With a professional XAVC S converter- Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, you can get the work done easily. This software is able to convert XAVC S files from Sony A6300 to FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. It can export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE systems for native editing. Download the software and follow the guide to finish the conversion task.

Full Guide: Transcode Sony a6300 XAVC S to Final Cut Pro for editing

1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.

2. Click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format. This format is specially designed for FCP, so that you can edit your original Sony a7S video in Final Cut Pro perfectly.

Tip: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.

3. Click the “Convert” icon, and the XAVC S to FCP Converter will start converting a6300 XAVC S to ProRes MOV for FCP 7/X on Mac.

After the conversion, launch Final Cut Pro, choose File > Import > Files…, and browse to where you save the converted XAVC S clips to. Now you can start fun away with editing Sony a6300 video footage in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6 without any problem.

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ProRes is for Final Cut Pro. Your recommended Brorsoft video converter offers me the special codec. Thanks.