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 Final Cut Express or Adobe Premiere on Mac. But FCE/Adobe Premiere best supported video format is AIC/MPG format, so FCE/Adobe Premiere 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 AIC/MPG editing in Final Cut Express or Adobe Premiere, you can follow the steps below to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC video to FCE/Adobe Premiere 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 FCE/Adobe Premiere Converter for Mac, which can convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC/MPG with orginal quality on Mac.

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Step 2. Import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC footages

Launch the Sony XAVC to FCE/Adobe Premiere 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 FCE/Adobe Premiere Converter for Mac

Stpe 3. Select proper output format for FCE/Adobe Premiere Pro

Click “Profile” bar to choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”, AIC MOV is native format for Final Cut Express.

Choose “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > WMV(VC-1) Video(*.wmv)” or “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MOV(AVC) Video(*.mov)”, MPG, WMV, or MOV is native format fo Adobe Premiere.

Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC to AIC/MPG 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 AIC/MPG on Mac

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

After conversion, click “Open Folder” button to get the FCE/Adobe Premiere compatible files. Now, you can import and edit Sony PXW-X70 video in Final Cut Express or Adobe Premiere Pro CS/CC on Mac freely.