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Convert Sony RX10 IV XAVC S for FCP 7 and FCP 6

Sony RX10 IV is a compact camera for the multimedia image-makers, this camera is very popular, in this article we will share the best Sony RX10 IV to FCP workflow, and then you will get the best way to edit Sony RX10 IV XAVC S in FCP 7 and FCP 6 natively.

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Sony RX10 IV features a 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS CMOS Sensor & BIONZ X Image Processor, which is able to deliver outstanding image quality with incredibly fast performance. The Fast Hybrid AF System with 315 Phase-Detection Points will dramatically improve autofocus speed for both stills and video. With Sony RX10 IV, it is very easy to do UHD 4K video recording, it can record UHD 4K video at 30/24 fps, advanced XAVC S format is supported, you can record a high bit rates up to 100 Mbps. So Sony RX10 IV is one of the best choices if you want to purchase a new camera.

Sony RX10 IV to FCP Workflow
As Sony RX10 IV camera is capable of capturing 4K UHD video at both 30 and 24 fps in XAVC S format, this feature will make it an appealing option for users who are interested in shooting video. For most users, after shooting stage, they choose to create a captivating movie or trailer with Apple’s FCP video editing software, and add some animations, transitions, effects and video stabilization to the clips to make the videos better. However, the importing of Sony RX10 IV XAVC S to FCP 7 and FCP 6 is not an easy hassle. The FCP 7 and FCP 6 does not support RX10 IV captured XAVC S videos. As for XAVC S importing to FCP 7 and FCP 6, since XAVC S is a new format format, it cannot be recognized by FCP 7 and FCP 6.

How to fix above Sony RX10 IV to FCP X/7/6 incompatible issues? The best solution is to transcode Sony RX10 IV XAVC S to FCP 7 and FCP 6 best video editing codec – Apple ProRes Codec, which is a high-quality and native codec for using with HD workflows in FCP 7 and FCP 6 and FCP X. To produce Apple ProRes codec, you can download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac – Best Apple ProRes 422 Converter, which is special designed for Windows/Mac users to convert Sony RX10 IV XAVC S to Apple ProRes for further fast and smooth workflow in FCP 7, FCP 6 and FCP X.

How to convert Sony RX10 IV XAVC S for FCP 7 and FCP 6?

Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate from the link, this XAVC S video converter has Mac version and Windows version, it can convert XAVC S to FCP supported apple prores codec on Mac or Windows 10/Windows 7.

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Step 2: Add Sony RX10 IV XAVC S files. Launch the Sony RX10 IV to FCP 7/6 converter on your computer, add RX10 IV XAVC S files to the program by clicking the “Add Files” or “Add folder” button.

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Step 3: Choose output file format. As we need to edit Sony RX10 IV XAVC S in FCP 7 and FCP 6 natively, we need the apple prores codec, from “Format” drop-down option, choose the output format according to your own preference, for FCP 7 and FCP 6 editing, select “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) to output. In the output lists, you can see there are many optimized output formats, if you want to convert videos to other formats, just select the output format according to your need.

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Step 4: Adjust output settings. This Sony RX10 IV to FCP converter has the customization feature, after you selected the output format, you can click “Settings” button and change the output parameters. For example, if the mp4 video you recorded has 4K resolution, you can downscale 4K XAVC S to 1080p Apple ProRes for smooth workflow, just adjust the resolution as you want. you are recommended to compress 4K to 1080p, since FCP 7 and FCP 6 has better support for 1080p videos but not 4K videos.

Step 5: Start the Sony RX10 IV to FCP 7/6 conversion process. When all the setting is done, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start Sony RX10 IV XAVC S to FCP 7 and FCP 6 conversion process.

After the conversion, you can import converted Sony RX10 IV videos to FCP 7 and FCP 6 for fast and fluid editing, you can edit Sony RX10 IV files in FCP 7 and FCP 6 smoothly, and you don’t need to render anymore, it will save much time for you. Now just download this XAVC S to FCP converter and take a try!

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