The Sony PXW-X70, professional compact camcorder records HD video using the XAVC Long-GOP codec with 4:2:2, 10-bit color sampling at 50 Mb/second, providing footage with a high data rate that is suitable for broadcast applications. Sony’s Slow & Quick Motion is built-into the camera. The camera features two SD card slots, allowing simultaneous and relay recording, and both a 3G-SDI and an HDMI output.

Sony PXW-X70 Camcorder Key Features:

  • 1.0″ type Exmor R CMOS sensor for a wide range of shooting conditions
  • High sensitivity and high resolution
  • Optical 12x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens with lens ring
  • XAVC HD422 10bit recording and 4K ready in near future
  • 24x Clear Image Zoom and 48x Digital Zoom
  • Viewfinder includes amazing OLED technology
  • Compact body

If you have got the Sony PXW-X70, recorded full HD videos in XAVC format, you may have the need to edit these XAVC footages in iMovie or Final Cut Express on Mac. But iMovie/FCE best supported video format is AIC MOV format, so iMovie/FCE doesn’t support Sony PXW-X70 1080P XAVC footages well. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC videos to AIC MOV editing in iMovie or Final Cut Express, you can follow the steps below to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC video to iMovie/FCE best editing format for editing on Mac without any problem.

Step 1. Free download and install UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac

UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac is a professional XAVC to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac, which can convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC MOV with orginal quality on Mac.

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Step 2. Import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footages

Launch the Sony XAVC to iMovie/FCE Converter, click “Add Video” button to add the XAVC footages to the converter, or directly drag and drop the XAVC footage to it.

Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac

Stpe 3. Select AIC MOV as output format

Click “Profile” bar to choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format, it’s best codec for iMovie/FCE editing.

Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC MOV on Mac

Stpe 4. Customize output file’s video/audio settings

You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.

Customize video and audio parameters

Step 5. Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC MOV on Mac

Click “Convert” button under the preview window, and the Sony XAVC to AIC MOV Converter will convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC MOV on Mac immediately.

After conversion, click “Open Folder” button to get the iMovie/FCE compatible files. Now, you can import and edit Sony PXW-X70 video in iMovie or Final Cut Express on Mac freely.

With this Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC MOV Converter, you can easily transfer XAVC files to iMovie/FCE for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footages to AIC MOV in less time. You can also convert Sony PMW-F5/F55, Sony PXW-Z100, Sony PXW-X180, Sony PXW-X160, Sony PXW-X200, Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC to iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express 4 on Mac Yosemite, Mavericks.