The Sony FDR-AX33 is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder that combines 4K video recording and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to deliver clear, high-resolution video, even as you follow the action.. The Sony AX33 is able to record 4K and HD movies in the XAVC S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression.

You may have got the Sony AX33 camcorder, recorded some full-HD footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the XAVC S recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to Adobe Premiere. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the latest high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Adobe Premiere Pro so far. To import Sony AX33 XAVC S recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony AX33 XAVC S to Adobe Premiere supported format MPEG-2 MPG. The MPEG-2 MPG is a friendly format supported by Adobe Premiere Pro.

How to convert Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to MPEG-2 MPG on Mac?

Step 1. Free download and install the UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac. It’s excellent XAVC S to MPEG-2 Converter, which can convert Sony AX33 XAVC S videos to MPEG-2 MPG with high quality and fast speed.

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Step 2. Launch the professional Sony XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Converter, and import your Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K video files to the converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop the 4K video files.

Sony AX33 XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Converter for Mac

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” from the drop-down menu list, it’s best codec for Adobe Premiere Pro editing.

Tip: You can also choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” or “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)” as output format. The MOV and WMV are native format for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Convert Sony AX33 XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG

Step 4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface and adjust the resolution, bitrate or others as you want. You can also keep them as default.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 5. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K video to MPEG-2 MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K to MPEG-2 conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated .mpg files for importing and editing within Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.