Edit Sony PXW-X70/X160/X180/X500 XAVC files in Adobe Premiere

Wanna work Sony PXW-X70/X160/X180/X500 XAVC Media in Adobe Premiere without any trouble? This article will teach you how to convert Sony XAVC MXF to MPEG-2 for Premiere editing.

You may own some sony professional XAVC camcorders like PXW-X70, PXW-X160, PXW-X180, PXW-X500 .etc with beautiful recordings output. While the problem is that it’s difficult fr users to import XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro or other NLE system. This article mainly discusses the best way to work XAVC files in Premiere Pro.

As far as I know, XAVC codec is supported natively by Premiere Pro CC, but there is no luck on the older version Premiere Pro CS6/CS5/CS4. In order to import the XAVC files from Sony PXW-X70/X160/X180/X500 to Adobe Premiere for editing, the easy workaround is to transcode Sony XAVC files to Adobe Premiere Pro compatible video formats. Along with some help from a top XAVC converter like Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, it can be done quickly and easily.

With it, you can convert Sony PXW-X70, PXW-X160, PXW-X180, PXW-X500 recorded XAVC videos to Adobe Premiere Pro compatible MPEG-2 video without any quality loss. What’s more, this XAVC converter can also transcode XAVC clips for editing in Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc flawlessly. If you are working on PC, Brorsoft MXF Converter Windows version is your first choice.

Tutorial: How to Open Sony XAVC files in Premiere

Step 1: Launch the XAVC .mxf converter. Click “Add” icon to load XAVC video files or directly drag&drop the files into file list.

Step 2: For editing XAVC .mxf in Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing in Adobe PP natively.

Optional: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Hit the convert button to start XAVC files to Premiere conversion immediately.

Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Adobe Premiere Pro perfectly.

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