You may have got the Sony FDR-X1000V camcorder, recorded some 4K footages in XAVC S format, and wanted to import the XAVC S videos to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing. But you will encountered problems when importing Sony X1000V XAVC S 4K recordings to FCP X/7/6. Why the problems occur? Sony XAVC S is the high definition format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Final Cut Pro so far. To import Sony X1000V XAVC S videos to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing without problem, the best solution is to convert Sony X1000V XAVC S to FCP supported format Apple ProRes MOV. The Apple ProRes is a friendly codec supported by FCP X and FCP 7/6. Below is a brief guide for you.

 

Guide: Convert Sony FDR-X1000V 4K XAVC S videos to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X

Step 1. Free download and install the UFUWare XAVC Converter for Mac. It’s excellent Sony XAVC S to ProRes Converter, which can convert Sony X1000V XAVC S videos to Apple ProRes with high quality and fast speed.

Free Download XAVC Converter for Mac Free Download XAVC Converter

Step 2. Launch the professional Sony XAVC S to FCP X Converter, and import your Sony X1000V XAVC S 4K videos to the converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop the Sony XAVC S 4K videos to it.

Sony X1000V XAVC S to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, Apple ProRes codec best codec for FCP X/6/7 editing.

Convert Sony X1000V XAVC S to Apple ProRes on Mac

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.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 5. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert Sony X1000V XAVC S 4K videos to Apple ProRes for FCP X/7/6 on Mac. When the conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the converted Apple ProRes .mov files for importing and editing within Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6 on Mac.