What is Sony XAVC codec? And how to convert Sony XAVC (long Gop) MXF videos for FCP, iMovie, Avid, Premiere editing? This article will give you some clues. Keep reading.
What is Sony XAVC?
XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, which is the highest level supported by that video standard. XAVC can support 4K resolution (4096 × 2160 and 3840 × 2160) at up to 60 frames per second (fps). It allows allows for a wide range of content production including intra frame recording and long group of pictures (GOP) recording.
Users can learn much about XAVC format with XAVC FAQ in Sony official website.
From Sony website, we can easily know that XAVC is far from an open format that Sony still continues an active discussion with major NLE manufacturers and other post production application developers. If we wanna get a fluent workflow in NLEs, we’d better look for a best Sony XAVC Converter for conversion.
What the best Sony XAVC Converter need to do
1: Fully support Sony XAVC MXF videos
2: Equipped with the optimized codecs for most NLEs including Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Premiere, DNxHD for Avid and more
3: Offers other common video outputs for easily playing XAVC files on devices and media players
4: Do basic editing before conversion like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, setting 3D effect .etc
There are a lot of programs online for you to choose, while few software can meet the above demands. After searching on Google and do some comparison, I finally recommend Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac to you. It can fully support the above featureswithout any trouble. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft MXF Converter is your first choice.