Summary: This guide easily show you how to use XAVC-S Video Converter to convert Sony A68 XAVC-S footage to Mpeg-2 for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.
The camera Sony Alpha 68 which used XAVC S format was recently unveiled by Sony. XAVC S is a new recording format which can support 4K resolution (4096 * 2160 and 3840 * 2160) at up to 60 fps. However, .xavc s is still not as popular as other kinds of video formats such as AVCHD and MXF, so when you deal with the XAVC/XAVC-S footages in Adobe Premiere Pro, you may encounter some format compatibility or video/audio synchronization problems.
Then some people may wonder there is possible to edit Sony A68 XAVC S videos in Premiere Pro? How to get XAVC S files work with Premiere Pro? In fact, after doing some searches, we find the most compatible video format for Premiere Pro is Mpeg-2. So the most common and pratical option is to convert Sony A68 XAVC S to Mpeg-2 format with the help of a professional XAVC S Converter like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Overall, the program is the best XAVC S converter. With it, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC S encoded MP4 to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
How to work XAVC S files in Adobe Premiere Pro
Step 1. Load XAVC S videos
Download, install and run the XAVC S to Premiere Pro Converter; click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import source video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
Step 2. Select output format
Click "Format" pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip - Profile Settings:
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. Start converting XAVC S files
Hit the convert button, it will start converting Sony A68 XAVC S for Adobe Premiere Pro immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click "Open" button to get the generated files for natively editing in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 perfectly.
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