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 Sony Vegas or Movie Maker for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to Sony Vegas/Movie Maker. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the latest high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Sony Vegas Pro or Windows Movie Maker so far. To import Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to Sony Vegas/Movie Maker for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony AX33 XAVC S to Sony Vegas/Movie Maker supported format WMV. The WMV is a friendly format supported by Sony Vegas Pro and Windows Movie Maker.

Guide: Convert Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to WMV for Sony Vegas/Movie Maker

1. Free download and install the UFUWare XAVC Converter. It’s excellent XAVC S to WMV Converter, which can convert Sony AX33 XAVC S videos to WMV with high quality and fast speed.

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2. Launch the professional Sony XAVC 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 XAVC Converter

3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” from the drop-down menu list, it’s compatible format with Sony Vegas Pro and Windows Movie Maker.

Convert Sony AX33 XAVC S to WMV

Tip: 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

4. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert Sony AX33 XAVC S 4K video to WMV for Sony Vegas/Movie Maker.

When the Sony AX33 XAVC S to WMV conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated .wmv files for importing and editing within Sony Vegas Pro or Windows Movie Maker.