Sony PXW-X500 is one of the latest high-end camcorders released not long ago, this is powerful camcorder, it is equipped with three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, which can help users to record low noise and high sensitivity videos. Sony PXW-X500 camcorder gives a high degree of flexibility for professional users, with this device we can shoot in a wide variety of SD and HD formats.

From Sony PXW-X500 official website or user manual you will learn that this camcorder can help us to record high-definition videos in many different codecs and formats, such as XAVC, MPEG HD 420/422, etc. after you recorded videos with these different codecs and formats, you may need to edit Sony XAVC footages with Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS on Mac, but it is not easy task, many professional users have got problems when they try to import Sony PXW-X500 video files to Premiere Pro on Mac, the software can’t recognize the recordings or the videos can’t be handled smoothly or natively.

As Premiere Pro can’t support all Sony PXW-X500 recorded files well, you may want to find out the best way to import and edit Sony PXW-X500 files with Premiere Pro natively, here we want to recommend the best way for you, it is to convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro, because MPEG-2 is native codec for Premiere Pro. Once you convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG, you can edit Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files with Premiere Pro natively.

You will need a professional Sony XAVC Converter to help you convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files to MPEG-2 MPG. On the market, common video converter can’t support output to MPEG-2 codec, here we recommend you to try UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, which can convert all the video formats to MPEG-2 MPG or other formats.

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How to edit Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files in Premiere Pro CC/CS?

Step 1. Add XAVC files

Launch the Sony XAVC Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add File” button to import your XAVC flies from HD drive or your Sony PXW-X500 camcorder directly.

Sony XAVC Converter - Add Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files

Step 2. Select proper format for Premiere Pro

Click “Profile” bar to choose “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as output format, it’s best format for editing in Premiere Pro CC/CS.

Convert ony PXW-X500 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

Tip: If you wanna, you can go to the “Settings” page to customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

Step 3. Convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

After all necessary settings donw, click the “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to MPEG-2 conversion on Mac.

Once the conversion completed, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files. Now, you can transfer the converted Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for native editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included). Just download UFUWare Video Converter for Mac and have a try!

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