The Sony FDR-AX33 is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder that combines 4K video recording and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to deliver clear, high-resolution video, even as you follow the action.. The Sony FDR-AX33 is able to record 4K and HD movies in the XAVC S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression.

You may have got the Sony FDR-AX33 camcorder, recorded some full-HD footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the XAVC S recordings to Adobe After Effects for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S 4K videos to After Effects. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the latest high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by After Effects CC/CS so far. To import Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S recordings to After Effects for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to After Effects supported format MPEG-2 MPG. The MPEG-2 MPG is a friendly format supported by After Effects.

How to convert Sony FDR-AX33 4K XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG on Mac?

Step 1. Free download and install the UFUWare Video Converter for Mac. It’s excellent XAVC S Converter, which can convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S videos to MPEG-2 MPG with high quality and fast speed.

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Step 2. Launch the professional Mac XAVC S Converter, and import your Sony FDR-AX33 4K XAVC S files to the converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop the XAVC S files.

Sony FDR-AX33 to After Effects Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” from the drop-down menu list, it’s best codec for editing in After Effects.

Convert Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG

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

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Step 5. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert Sony FDR-AX33 4K XAVC S to MPEG-2 MPG for After Effects on Mac with best video and audio quality.

When the Sony XAVC S to MPEG-2 conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files for importing and editing within Adobe After Effects CC/CS6/CS5 on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan included) without issues.

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