“I am a new user of Sony a9 II, not long ago I purchased the Sony a9 II camera, and I have recorded some 4K videos with it in the past days, I noticed that the recordings are in 4K XAVC S format. Now I need to import the Sony a9 II 4K files to FCP X for editing, but when I try to load the 4K XAVC S videos from Sony a9 II to FCP X, I found both FCP X can’t support Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files well, the 4K XAVC S files cannot be handled smoothly, can you help me to import and edit Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files with FCP X? Thank you!”
Sony Alpha a9 II takes the impressive feature-set of its predecessor and adds enhanced connectivity, a refined body design, and even quicker performance. Utilizing the proven 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS BSI stacked CMOS sensor and an updated BIONZ X processor, the a9 II sports especially quick and responsive capabilities. Up to 20 fps shooting is possible with a silent electronic shutter or up to 10 fps with a mechanical shutter is supported, along with a wide sensitivity range that reaches up to an expanded ISO 204800. The sensor’s design also incorporates a 693-point phase-detection autofocus system, which offers intelligent subject tracking and Real-time Eye AF to ensure critical focus on moving subjects.
Recently many Sony a9 II users have encountered the issue to import 4K XAVC S files from Sony a9 II to FCP X, they found that FCP X can’t support Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files well, to most users, it is hard to deal with 4K XAVC S files, because the XAVC S codec is not a widely used codec, it often adapted by Sony cameras, and now many editing programs like FCP X still can’t support this codec well, so you will meet with importing or editing problems when you edit Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S videos in FCP X. What’s the best Sony a9 II to FCP X workflow? The best workflow is to convert Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files to FCP X native supported video formats, like Apple ProRes codec for FCP X, and then you can edit Sony a9 II 4K files with FCP X smoothly.
What’s the best Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S Converter?
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is the best 4k video converter and XAVC S video converter software for you to get the work done. Basically, it does a good job in converting 4K XAVC S files to FCP X native supported video formats. For example, it can convert 4K XAVC S videos from Sony a9 II to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec MOV format. U2USoft Total Video Converter supports rich video formats, such as 4K XAVC S files, 4K H.264 MP4 videos, 4K H.265 videos, 4K XAVC files, 4K MXF videos, Blu-ray disc movies, DVD disc movies, etc. it is all-in-one powerful converter.
Convert Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S to FCP X
Step 1. Download U2USoft Video Converter for Mac version or Windows version from the link, you will get Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S converter from product page, install and launch it on your computer you will see the XAVC S converter’s main interface. Both Mac version and Windows version is available to use, you can choose the right version according to your need. You can also check the detail features of the software below.
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Features of Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S Converter:
- Convert Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files to any formats;
- Native formats for FCP X, Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid, etc.
- Work as professional 4K video converter on Mac or Windows;
- Rich codecs support, such as XAVC S, H.264, H.265, XAVC, ProRes, etc.
- Optimized formats for tablets, smartphones, 4K TVs, etc.
- NVIDIA and AMD video card acceleration support;
- Change output settings like resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.
Step 2. Run the best 4K video converter and click the “Add Files” button to load Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S videos. 4K video conversion is well supported, it can run as 4K video converter to convert all kinds of 4K videos.
Step 3. Click “Format” bar to choose output format, to convert Sony a9 II to FCP X, please choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format.
Tip: In this Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S converter, if you need to adjust the output parameters before you convert 4K XAVC S files, please click settings button on the main interface, and then you can change the video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. the customization feature is very easy to use.
Step 4. The final step is to click convert button to start the Sony a9 II to FCP X conversion.
The 4K XAVC S video conversion will begin immediately, you just need to wait some time, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will help you to convert Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files at top quality and fast speed. When your Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S files are converted to FCP X supported format, you can import the converted Sony a9 II videos to FCP X, and then you can edit Sony a9 II files with FCP X smoothly, and there will be no importing or editing issues anymore. Just get this powerful Sony a9 II 4K XAVC S converter and try it.