You may have got the Sony HDR-AS100V camcorder, recorded some 4K footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the XAVC S 4K videos to Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony AS100V XAVC S 4K recordings to FCP X/Premiere. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro so far. To import Sony AS100V XAVC S 4K videos to FCP X/Premiere for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony AS100V XAVC S to FCP X and Premiere supported format. The Apple ProRes is a friendly codec supported by FCP X, and MPEG-2 is friendly codec supported by Premiere. Below is a brief guide for you.

How to convert Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC S to ProRes MOV or MPEG-2 MPG?

Step 1. Free download and install the UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac. It’s excellent Sony XAVC S to ProRes/MPG Converter, which can convert Sony AS100V XAVC S 4K videos to ProRes/MPG with high quality and fast speed.

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Step 2. Launch the professional Sony HDR-AS100V to FCP X/Premiere Converter, and click “Add File” button to import the Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC S 4K videos to the converter, you can also directly drag and drop the Sony XAVC S 4K videos to it.

Sony HDR-AS100V to FCP X/Premiere Converter for Mac

Step 3. Choose proper format for FCP X and Premiere.

a. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu list, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. Apple ProRes codec best codec for FCP X/6/7 editing.

Convert Sony FDR-AS100V XAVC S to Apple ProRes codec

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

Convert Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG

Step 4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate or others as you want. You can also keep them as default.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 5. When the settings all done, click “Convert” button to convert Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC S 4K videos to ProRes for FCP X, MPG for Premiere on Mac.

After the Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC S to ProRes/MPG conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the converted ProRes .mov or MPEG-2 .mpg files for importing and editing within Final Cut Pro X/7/6 or Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS on Mac.