The Sony PXW-X70, professional compact camcorder records HD video using the XAVC Long-GOP codec with 4:2:2, 10-bit color sampling at 50 Mb/second, providing footage with a high data rate that is suitable for broadcast applications. Sony’s Slow & Quick Motion is built-into the camera. The camera features two SD card slots, allowing simultaneous and relay recording, and both a 3G-SDI and an HDMI output.

Sony PXW-X70 Camcorder Key Features:

  • 1.0″ type Exmor R CMOS sensor for a wide range of shooting conditions
  • High sensitivity and high resolution
  • Optical 12x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens with lens ring
  • XAVC HD422 10bit recording and 4K ready in near future
  • 24x Clear Image Zoom and 48x Digital Zoom
  • Viewfinder includes amazing OLED technology
  • Compact body

If you have got the Sony PXW-X70, recorded full HD videos in XAVC format, you may have the need to edit these XAVC footages in FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) on Mac. But Final Cut Pro best supported video format is Apple ProRes MOV format, so FCP X doesn’t support Sony PXW-X70 1080P XAVC footages well. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC videos to Apple ProRes codec (ProRes 422/ProRes 4444)for editing in Final Cut Pro X, you can follow the steps below to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC video to FCP X best editing format for editing on Mac without any problem.

Step 1. Free download and install UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac

UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac is a professional XAVC to FCP X Converter for Mac, which can convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes with orginal quality on Mac.

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Step 2. Import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footages

Launch the Sony XAVC to FCP X Converter, click “Add Video” button to add the XAVC footages to the converter, or directly drag and drop the XAVC footage to it.

Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to FCP X Converter for Mac

Stpe 3. Select Apple ProRes as output format

Click “Profile” bar to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. If you like, you can choose Apple ProRes 4444 MOV as output format here.

Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes on Mac

Stpe 4. Customize output file’s video/audio settings

You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.

Customize video and audio parameters

Step 5. Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to ProRes on Mac

Click “Convert” button under the preview window, and the Sony XAVC to ProRes Converter will convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac immediately.

After conversion, click “Open Folder” button to get the Final Cut Pro compatible files. Now, you can import and edit Sony PXW-X70 video in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac freely.

With this Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to Apple ProRes Converter, you can easily transfer XAVC files to FCP X/7/6 for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footages to ProRes in less time. You can also convert Sony PMW-F5/F55, Sony PXW-Z100, Sony PXW-X180, Sony PXW-X160, Sony PXW-X200, Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac Yosemite, Mavericks.