How to perfectly Edit Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC files in Davinci Resolve

Wanna import Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC files to Davinci Resolve for further editing? This article will teach you how to freely edit Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC videos in Davinci Resolve without any issue.

XAVC from Sony FS5/FS55 is an open recoding format that allows for a wide range of content production including intra frame recording and long group of pictures (GOP) recording. Many tutorials are supplied after Sony FS5/FS55 released, like Sony FS5/FS55 and Davinci Resolve workflow.

However, users still met issue while importing Sony FS5/FS55 to Davinci Resolve.

“I have an issue however, after opening the library and clicking on any file Da Vinci Resolve Crashes every time. I have no idea what might be the reason for this. Any thoughts? Thank you so much.”

In order to get rid of crash issue, you are advised to try another workfolw-Convert Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC to DNxHD for Davinci with a third party program.

Here Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you. With it, you not only can convert Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC videos to DNxHD codec for Davinci, but also can encode Sony FS5/FS55 MXF files to other codecs like Apple ProRes, AIC, MPEG-2 .etc. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MXF Converter. Now, download the software and start conversion.

How to Open Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC files in Davinci Resolve

1: Install and launch the MXF to Davinci Resolve converter. Click the Add button to import your MXF videos to the program. Checking the “Merge into one file” box allows you to merge several videos into one file.

2: Click the format bar and move mouse cursor “Avid Media Composer”. Here we recommend the “Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as the best video format.

Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.

3: Click “Convert” button to start converting Sony FS5/FS55 XAVC MXF to DNxHD for importing to Davinci Resolve.

After conversion, just run Davinci Resolve and import the generated DNxHD .mov files. You will find the output video work perfectly on DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12.

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