Play Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC in QuickTime

This article gives you easy solutions to play Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC in QuickTime player without hassle. 

My QuickTime won’t play XAVC files from my Sony PMW-F5. Any solution? Searching in Google, a quick solution hits me. If you also have the similar issues when open Sony F5, F55 XAVC in QuickTime, just read on to find out the workaround.

First, try to upgrade your QuickTime player to the latest version or you can try a third-party media player like VLC(See how to play XAVC in VLC).

Well, if it still doesn’t work, you can try a XAVC Converter to change XAVC to MOV format. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac(See best XAVC Converter Review) is what I’m using.

It enables you to fast convert XAVC to MOV that can be easily played in QuickTime player. Besides, it also allows you to convert any other popular video and audio format like AVI, MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MTS, MXF, 3GP, VOB, AC3, MP3… with ultra-fast speed and zero quality loss. If you are Windows users, please turn to the equivalent Windows version Brorsoft Video Converter to transcode XAVC files to QuickTime player on Windows. Now let’s start conversion.

Convert Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC for playback in QuickTime

Step 1. Load XAVC movies

Run the software and then import your Sony FS7 XAVC files onto the interface by convenient drag-and-drop feature. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Choose output format

Click format you choose MOV as target format. This video app offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Or, you can also choose “Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)” as the output format.

Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3. Start conversion

Hit the “Convert” button to let this smart converter start encoding Sony F5/F55 XAVC to QuickTime .mov on Mac OS X.

After the conversion, you can play the converted XAVC videos in QuickTime player beautifully.

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