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Summary: If for some reason FCP X can not work with Sony XDCAM PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD video files smoothly, you will need to convert them to a format that is compatible with FCP X before editing. This post elaborates the best workflow between Sony XDCAM PXW-X160 and FCP X, and explains how to encode PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD to ProRes for use in FCP X with lossless quality.

As a follow-up to the currently popular Sony HXR-NX5E and PMW-150, Sony's new PXW-X160 is the latest addition to the Sony XDCAM Series of professional camcorders, which features three 1/3? Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors and a newly developed 25x optical zoom G-Lens that extends from a 26mm wide angle. The PXW-X160 can record in XAVC Intra and Long GOP, enabling 10-bit sampling for high-definition recordings with rich tonal expression, as well as MPEG HD422 at 50 Mbps (a format widely preferred by today?s broadcasters and production houses). It can also record in AVCHD and DV format, as well as MPEG HD420 at 35 Mbps.

Sony XDCAM PXW-X160 Key features:

1. Newly developed 25x optical zoom G Lens with 26 mm wide angle
2. Innovative Sony image sensor, image processor, and lens achieve outstanding image quality
3. Compatible with XAVC and a range of other recording formats
4. Support for SxS, XQD, and SD memory cards plus Memory Stick
5. Variable ND filter
6. 3.5 type LCD panel and 0.5 type OLED viewfinder
7. Multi-Interface Shoe

If for some reason FCP X can not work with Sony XDCAM PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD video files smoothly, you will need to convert them to a format that is compatible with FCP X before editing. This post elaborates the best workflow between Sony XDCAM PXW-X160 and FCP X, and explains how to encode PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD to ProRes for use in FCP X with lossless quality.

Free download a PXW-X160 to ProRes Converter for Mac



How to Convert PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD/MPEG/DV to FCP X supported ProRes MOV on Mac OS X?

Step 1. Run Video Converter for Mac as a professional PXW-X160 to ProRes Converter. When its main interface comes up, click 'Add File' to load source video to it.



Steo 2. Select 'Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)' as output format under 'Final Cut Pro' column. The ProRes codec is workable in FCP X and its former version FCP 6 and 7. or you can select one as target format depending on your requirement in post production.

Apple ProRes 422 - Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT);
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) - Keep original video quality for editing in FCP;
Apple ProRes 422 (LT) - Get a smaller file sizes than Apple ProRes 422;
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) - SD levels - 480i/p and 576i/p, Used in offline workflows.
Apple ProRes 422 4444 - Edit and finish 4:4:4 material.

Step 3. Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
If you like, you can click 'Settings' button and goto 'Setting Profiles' panel to modify video and audio setting.

Step 4. Click convert icon to start the PXW-X160 XAVC/AVCHD/MPEG/DV to ProRes .mov conversion on Mac. After conversion, you can get the converted video files by clicking ?Open? button. Now, you can edit ProRes QuickTime files for using in FCP X/7/6 with optimum performance.

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4K Video Converter-Convert GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 to Resolve

Overview: How do I edit a GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 file in DaVinci Resolve? This article shows you how to do it in 3 simple steps. Get in to read the detail now!

Source: Work GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 Videos with DaVinci Resolve



Tiny body, attractive appearance, high quality footage, these are all main features of GoPro Hero4 camera, the latest series in GoPro family. As it outputs the 4K MP4, though so popular on the video definition world, not compatible with some popular editing tools, such as GoPro 4K to FCP? To Premiere Pro? While the DaVinci Resolve is the typical one.

Generally speaking, from 4K to 1080p or 720p, the digital definition has walked a long way. While for the DaVinci Resolve, it is used by so many loyal editors for a long time, if you are a professional editor, you must know that the most suitable format is MOV which is encoded by DNxHD codec.

Firstly, download a professional application to do the 4K MP4 to MOV conversion. The one used in the article - say, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite included) - is outstanding in the features of easy-to-use and fast conversion speed. It's a good assistant for all camera and camcorder users. It supports optimized preset for Avid Media Composer which can work for DaVinci Resolve, too. With this feature, if you have no idea which target format you should choose for DaVinci Resolve, you can directly select Avid DNxHD mov as output, then the output video can work well on DaVinci Resolve.

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How to Convert GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 to DaVinci Resolve on Mac

Step 1. When you download and install the program according to the instructions, run it and drag your files in or you can 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. For those different output formats, you can find them on ?Avid Media Composer'>>'DNxHD (*.mov)' as the suitable one.



Step 2. You can use the video editor designed in this video converter to edit your original videos. Click "Editor' on the main interface, and edit your videos by trimming (get/cut off video clips), cropping (remove unwanted areas), adding text/image/video watermarks, inserting subtitles, adding special effects, etc.



Step 3.With all the preparation work done, click the "Convert" to start your work. Then, you can transfer your GoPro Hero4 4K files to DaVinci Resolve smoothly for a nice editing. If you want to edit GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 video in Final Cut Pro, please choose the "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output; For iMovie or FCE 4, choose the "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)". For Avid MC, choose "Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)".

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See Also:
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Best Exporter: From Adobe Premiere to ProRes and HEVC/H.265
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