The Sony FDR-AXP35 4K Camcorder with Built-In Projector is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder compatible with European broadcast standards. It can capture the finest details in 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution at 24, 25 fps using Sony’s XAVC S codec. It also records 1080p video up to 50 fps in XAVC S or AVCHD and takes up to 20.6MP upscaled (interpolated) still images. Overall we are expecting the image to be most exciting from the FDR-AXP35. However, the problem that filmmaker considered is that how to make these outstanding 4K XAVC S videos from Sony FDR-AXP35 into Avid/Davinci Resolve or other NLEs for editing smoothly. Now this article will offer you tips and tricks for importing Sony AXP35 XAVC S to Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve.

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-AXP35 XAVC S to Avid/Davinci Resolve natively supported formats. 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 DNxHD Converter for Mac(including E1 Capitan, Yosemite). With it, you can effortlessly convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid/Davinci Resolve without quality loss. Besides DNxHD MOV, it can also convert XAVC/XAVC S to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro to meet users’ different needs. Now, download the software on computer and follow the steps below to start conversion.

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Convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to DNxHD MOV for Avid/Davinci Resolve

Step 1. Import Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S video files

Install and run the UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Sony FDR-AXP35 to Avid/Davinci Resolve Converter on your Mac, then run it. Click on “Add File” button, and browse your files; select all the XAVC S files you wanna convert. If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to Avid or Davinci Resolve, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.

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Step 2. Choose DNxHD MOV as output format

Click “Profile” bar and choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)”, this is the best format for Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve editing. Besides the DNxHD codec, you can choose rich output formats according to your need.

Convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to DNxHD MOV

Tip: If you want to adjust the output video’s parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can customize the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc.

Step 3. Convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to DNxHD MOV

After all necessary settings done, click the “Convert” button to start the Sony FDR-AXP5 XAVC S to DNxHD conversion on Mac with fast speed and high quality.

After your Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S 4K video files are converted to DNxHD codec, you can import generated DNxHD .mov files into Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve for native editing, you don’t need to render again, and you won’t have any problems.