Sony FDR-AX30, a palm-sized Handycam camcorder, equips with a wide-angle Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens with 10x optical zoom and up to 20x Clear Image zoom and features an Exmor R CMOS sensor with Bionz X image processor that delivers Ultra HD (3840×2160) resolution video using Sony’s XAVC S codec. The Sony AX30 also records 1080p video in XAVC S or AVCHD and takes up to 20.6MP upscaled (interpolated) still images.

As we know, XAVC S (*.mp4) format is efficient but it is not ideal for editing, which isn’t engineered to maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. Uncompressed HD format delivers superior image quality, but data rates and file sizes can stop a workflow dead in its tracks. To solve the problem, the quick workaround is to convert Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S to iMovie and FCE natively supported formats AIC MOV. Along with some help from UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac, it can be done effortlessly.

Overall, it is one of the best XAVC S to AIC Converter(including E1 Capitan, Yosemite). With it, you can effortlessly convert Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S 4K videos to AIC MOV for iMovie and Final Cut Express without quality loss. Besides AIC MOV, it can also convert Sony XAVC S to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS to meet users’ different needs. Now, download the software and follow the steps below to start the Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S to AIC conversion.

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Convert Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S 4K videos to AIC MOV on Mac

1. Install and run the UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Sony FDR-AX30 to iMovie/FCE Converter on your Mac, then run it. Click on “Add File” button, and browse your files; select all the XAVC S 4K video files you wanna convert.

Tip: If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to iMovie or Fianl Cut Express, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.

Sony FDR-AX30 to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac

2. Click the “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, select “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format. AIC MOV is iMovie and FCE naitvely supported format.

Convert Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S 4K videos to AIC MOV

Tip: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically.

3. After the settings done, click the “Convert” button to convert Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S 4K videos to iMovie/FCE AIC MOV on Mac with fast speed and high quality.

When the Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S to AIC conversion completed, you can click “Open Folder” to get your generated AIC .mov files. Now, you can edit Sony FDR-AX30 XAVC S 4K video files in iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express without any hassles.