Sony A9 is a very powerful DSLR that can record full HD 1080p videos in MP4 format as well as 4K UHD videos in XAVC S format, Full HD 1080p recording is also supported in frame rates up to 120 fps, and both resolutions utilize the 100 Mbps XAVC S format contained within an MP4 wrapper with 4:2:0 sampling. 4K video recording also avails the ability to produce 8MP stills during playback by taking a frame grab from a movie and storing it as a separate file. In this case, Sony A9 turns out to be one of the best cameras when you want to take photos and record videos.

“Hi there, I purchased a new Sony A9 DSLR to take photos and record videos during my trip, in the past days I have recorded a lot of videos and now I want to edit them with Avid MC/Davinci, and then I will share my recordings with friends on YouTube. Today when I try to load videos from Sony A9 to Avid MC/Davinci, I find the recordings cannot be loaded smoothly, my videos are in 1080p AVCHD MTS format and XAVC S MP4 format, can anyone tell me the way to edit Sony A9 AVCHD MTS and XAVC S MP4 files with Avid MC/Davinci? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”

More and more users have bought Sony A9 to take photos and record videos, after they recorded videos with Sony A9 most of them will choose to edit the footages with Avid MC or Davinci Resolve on Mac, but many users have encountered the issue to import and edit Sony A9 AVCHD MTS videos and XAVC S MP4 videos in Avid MC/Davinci, they found the videos cannot be imported and edited smoothly, what’s the reason? It is because Sony A9 recorded AVCHD MTS and XAVC S MP4 videos are not natively supported by Avid MC or Davinci Resolve, if you want to edit Sony A9 videos smoothly you will need to convert Sony A9 AVCHD/XAVC S videos to Avid MC/Davinci natively supported DNxHD codec MOV format, the DNxHD codec is the native editing codec for Avid MC/Davinci, once you convert Sony A9 AVCHD/XAVC S to Avid MC/Davinci DNxHD, you can edit Sony A9 AVCHD/XAVC S videos with Avid MC and Davinci natively.

Import Sony A9 AVCHD/XAVC S MP4 videos to Avid MC or Davinci

Step 1. Download UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, this program is the best software to convert Sony A9 AVCHD MTS and XAVC S MP4 videos to Avid MC/Davinci best format, what’s more, you can use it to convert other HD videos like MOV, MKV, AVI, etc. to any formats you need, there are many optimized output formats in this Sony A9 to Avid/Davinci Converter.

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Step 2. Launch UFUWare Video Converter for Mac as the Sony A9 to Avid/Davinci Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add File” button to import Sony A9 recorded AVCHD MTS and XAVC S MP4 videos.

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Step 3. Choose Avid/Davinci native supported DNxHD codec for output. Please click the “Profile” bar to choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)” as output format. With this format you can edit videos with Avid MC and Davinci Resolve smoothly.

Convert Sony A9 AVCHD MTS and XAVC S to DNxHD codec MOV

Tip: Before converting Sony A9 AVCHD/XAVC S to DNxHD, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the output resolution, Bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. you can adjust these parameters according to your need.

Step 4. Click “Convert” button to convert Sony A9 AVCHD MTS and XAVC S MP4 video to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC/Davinci on Mac with best quality.

When the Sony A9 to Avid/Davinci conversion is finished, you can load converted videos into Avid MC or Davinci, and then you can edit the recordings with Avid Media Composer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) smoothly, you don’t need to render anymore, and there will be no problems anymore.

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