The Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder features three 1/3″ Exmor CMOS sensors and a 25x Sony G zoom lens with 26mm wide angle. It records high-quality, 10-bit 1080p video using the XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP codecs. It also offers MPEG HD 422, MPEG HD 420, AVCHD, and DV codecs to fit into a variety of broadcast and production workflows. Other key features include a 0.5″ OLED viewfinder, dual SxS memory card slots, proxy recording to SD cards, and an electronically controlled variable ND filter. The camcorder can be controlled wirelessly with a smartphone or tablet using the included wireless LAN module.

“I received my Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder and shot several commercials with XAVC codec. Unfortunately, when I tried to import and edit the PXW-X180 XAVC media in Sony Vegas Pro, it crashed. I was wondering if it is possible to edit Sony PXW-X180 XAVC footage in Sony Vegas Pro smoothly? I just want to get the material edited as soon as possible. Any help would be much appreciated!”

When you try to open the Sony PXW-X180 XAVC footage in Sony Vegas Pro for further editing, the Sony Vegas crashed. In this situation, you will need third party software to transcode PXW-X180 XAVC for your editing program. You are suggested to transcode Sony PXW-X180 XAVC to WMV/MPG/MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.

How to import and edit Sony PXW-X180 XAVC footage in Sony Vegas Pro ?

Free download a trail of UFUWare Sony XAVC to Sony Vegas Converter:

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1. Launch the Sony PXW-X180 XAVC to Sony Vegas Pro Converter, and click “Add File” button to import XAVC footages from your Sony PXW-X180 Camcorder to it.

Sony XAVC to Sony Vegas Pro Converter

2. Click “Profile” bar and select “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)” as output format.

Convert Sony PXW-X180 XAVC to WMV

Tip: If you want to edit Sony XAVC videos in Adobe Premiere Pro, you can also selet “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)” as output format.

3. If you want to adjust output parameters, You can adjust the video size, bitrate and fame rate. If you would like to use default settings, simply skip this step.

adjust video and audio settings

4. Click “Convert” button to convert Sony PXW-X180 XAVC to WMV/MPG/MOV for Sony Vegas Pro with fast speed and high quality, you just need to wait some time, when the conversion finished, you can open the output folder to get the generated files, and then you can edit videos in Sony Vegas Pro freely.