The Sony FDR-X3000 Action Camera produces sharp videos and still images with reduced motion artifacts from vibrations and other camera movement. The ultra-wide-angle lens opens up versatile framing options for recording your adventures, and the included underwater housing is watertight to 197′, letting you plumb aquatic depths right out of the box. The Sony FDR-X3000 can record UltraHD resolution 4K (3840 x 2160) video at 30p with a bitrate of 100 Mb/s or 24p with a bitrate of 60 Mb/s using XAVC S codec. Besides 4K, it can record Full HD 1080p video at 50 Mb/s in XAVC S and up to 28 Mb/s in the higher-compressed MP4 mode.

You may have got the Sony FDR-X3000 camcorder, recorded some 4K footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the XAVC S 4K videos to Camtasia Studio for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony X3000 XAVC S 4K recordings to Camtasia Studio. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Camtasia Studio so far. To import Sony X3000 XAVC S 4K videos to Camtasia Studio for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony X3000 XAVC S to Camtasia Studio supported codec format. The QuickTime MOV is a friendly codec format supported by Camtasia Studio. Below is a brief guide for you.

Import Sony FDR-X3000 4K XAVC S files to Camtasia Studio

Step 1. Free download and install the UFUWare Video Converter for Mac. It’s excellent Sony XAVC S Converter, which can convert Sony FDR-X3000 4K XAVC S to QuickTime on Mac with high quality and fast speed.

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Step 2. Launch the professional Sony FDR-X3000 to Camtasia Converter, and click “Add File” button to import the Sony FDR-X3000 XAVC S 4K videos to the converter, you can also directly drag and drop the Sony XAVC S files to it.

Sony FDR-X3000 to Camtasia Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar, and choose “HD Video > MOV – QuickTime Video(*.mov)” as output format from the drop-down menu list. QuickTime is best codec for Camtasia Studio editing.

Convert Sony FDR-X3000 XAVC S to QuickTime MOV for Camtasia Studio

Tip: If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate or others as you want. You can also keep them as default.

Step 4. When settings done, click “Convert” button to convert Sony FDR-X3000 4K XAVC S to QuickTime MOV for Camtasia Studio on Mac.

After the Sony FDR-X3000 XAVC S to QuickTime conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the converted QuickTime .mov files for importing and editing within Camtasia Studio 6/7/8 on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan included) smoothly.