The a7S II Mirrorless Digital Camera from Sony offers an impressive blend of sensitivity, dynamic range, resolution, and speed to benefit a versatile multimedia workflow. Revolving around a full-frame 12.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor, the Sony a7S II is capable of internal UHD 4K recording at 30 fps with full pixel readout as well as 1080p recording at up to 120 fps, all in the XAVC S format. Complementing the 4K recording capabilities is a redeveloped recording setup, including the ability to utilize S-Log3 Gamma and S-Gamut3 in addition to S-Log2, for increasing dynamic range values by up to 1300% to better match high-end post-production workflows.

We can’t import and edit XAVC S 4K video files in FCP X directly. As we all know, Apple ProRes is the codec that Final Cut Pro natively recognizes. So the problem can easily turn to be how to convert Sony a7S II XAVC S footage to ProRes MOV for edting in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). After the XAVC S to ProRes MOV conversion, you can import and edit the Sony a7S II XAVC S files in FCP X without any importing problems and need not to search for the latest Sony XAVC S Plug-ins or wait for the release of the suitable one.

As the best XAVC S to FCP X Converter, UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac can convert Sony a7S II XAVC S 4K videos to any video format on Mac, ProRes MOV, H.264 MP4, H.264 MOV are included. You can free download the top Sony a7S II XAVC S to ProRes Converter here.

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How to convert/edit Sony a7S II XAVC S to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac?

Step 1. Import Sony a7S II XAVC S 4K footage

Run the Sony a7S II XAVC S to FCP X Converter, and click the “Add File” button to load Sony a7S II XAVC S 4K videos for conversion. If you would like to join all the selected files together by clicking the “Merge” button.

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Step 2. Choose ProRes MOV as output format

Click “Profile” bar to determine output format. The professional XAVC S Converter particular output formats for Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). Just click the Profile bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”. If you like, you can also choose ProRes 4444 MOV here.

Convert Sony a7S II XAVC S to Apple ProRes MOV

Step 3. Customize video and audio parameters

You can click “Settings” if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

Step 4. Convert Sony a7S II XAVC S to Apple ProRes on Mac

Click the “Convert” button below the preview window, and the conversion from Sony a7S II XAVC S to ProRes MOV for FCP X starts immediately with fast speed.

After the Sony a7S II XAVC S to ProRes conversion is finished, just run Final Cut Pro and import the converted Sony a7S II XAVC S 4K videos for editing. You will find the output video work perfectly with FCP X/7/6.