The Sony FDR-X1000V is a versatile, splash resistant camcorder, designed to go wherever you do – whether on a mountain expedition or just for a walk in the park. Featuring Wi-Fi, the Sony X1000V can be operated remotely using a mobile device or with the separately available RMLVR2 Live-View Remote. It features a water-resistant design and simple one-button operation. Video is recorded to a separately available microSD card, with the option for web-friendly MP4 and professional XAVC S compression.

You may have got the Sony X1000V camcorder, recorded 4K footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the 4K XAVC S videos to iMovie or Final Cut Express for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S videos to iMovie/FCE. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the latest high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by iMovie/FCE so far. To import Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S videos to iMovie/FCE for editing without issues, the best solution is to convert Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S to iMovie/FCE supported format AIC MOV. The AIC MOV is a friendly format supported by Final Cut Express and iMovie.

Transcode Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S videos to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE editing

Step 1. Free download the UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac. It’s excellent XAVC S to AIC Converter, which can convert Sony X1000V XAVC S videos to AIC MOV with high quality and fast speed.

Free Download XAVC Converter for Mac Free Download XAVC Converter

Step 2. Install and launch the Sony XAVC S to iMovie/FCE Converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop to import your Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S videos to the converter.

Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S to iMovie/FCE Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” from the drop-down menu list, which is best codec for FCE/iMovie editing.

Convert Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S to AIC MOV

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 X1000V 4K XAVC S video to AIC MOV for iMovie or FCE on Mac.

When the Sony X1000V 4K XAVC S to AIC MOV conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated .mov files for importing and editing within Final Cut Express or iMovie 8/9/11.