Sony PXW-X500 is one of the latest high-end camcorders released not long ago, this is powerful camcorder, it is equipped with three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, which can help users to record low noise and high sensitivity videos. Sony PXW-X500 camcorder gives a high degree of flexibility for professional users, with this device we can shoot in a wide variety of SD and HD formats.

From Sony PXW-X500 official website or user manual you will learn that this camcorder can help us to record high-definition videos in many different codecs and formats, such as XAVC, MPEG HD 420/422, etc. after you recorded videos with these different codecs and formats, you may need to edit Sony XAVC footages with Avid/Davinci on Mac, but it is not easy task, many professional users have got problems when they try to import Sony PXW-X500 video files to Avid MC or Davinci on Mac, the software can’t recognize the recordings or the videos can’t be handled smoothly or natively.

As Avid/Davinci can’t support all Sony PXW-X500 recorded files well, you may want to find out the best way to import and edit Sony PXW-X500 files with Avid Media Composer or Davinci Restore natively, here we want to recommend the best way for you, it is to convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to DNxHD for Avid/Davinci, because DNxHD is native codec for Avid MC and Davinci. Once you convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to DNxHD MOV, you can edit Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files with Avid MC and Davinci natively.

You will need a professional Sony XAVC Converter to help you convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files to DNxHD MOV. On the market, common video converter can’t support output to DNxHD codec, here we recommend you to try UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, which can convert all the video formats to DNxHD MOV and other formats.

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How to edit Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files in Avid MC or Davinci?

Step 1. Import Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files

Launch the Sony XAVC Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add File” button to import your XAVC flies from HD drive or your Sony PXW-X500 camcorder directly.

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Step 2. Select output format for Avid Mc/Davinci

Click “Profile” bar, and choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)” as output format from the drop-down menu list. DNxHD is best codec for editing in Avid/Davinci.

Convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to DNxHD codec MOV on Mac

Tip: If you wanna, you can go to the “Settings” page to customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

Step 3. Convert Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to DNxHD MOV

When settings done, click the “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-X500 XAVC to DNxHD conversion on Mac with best video and audio quality.

Once the conversion completed, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated DNxHD .mov files. Now, you can transfer the converted Sony PXW-X500 XAVC files to Avid Media Composer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for native editing on Mac OS(Sierra and El Capitan included). Just download UFUWare Video Converter for Mac and have a try!

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