Sony introduced one new 4K systems: the PMW-F5/F55. This camera can capture 4096×2160 resolution on a single Super 35mm, 3-perf-format-sized CMOS sensor, and can also capture 4K and 2K RAW footage using Sony’s new AXS-R5 recorder. In terms of dynamic range, this camera contain a minimum 14 stops of latitude with very high sensitivity and very low noise. As a professional camera, the price is quite expensive. With Sony PMW-F5/F55, you can get 4K, 2K, 1080P and 720P videos in XAVC format.

As far as we know, XAVC is an open recording format that was introduced by Sony Inc and can keep footages in 4K resolution (4096 x 2160 and 3840 x 2160) at up to 60 fps. The latest XAVC format introduced by Sony–is not supported by Avid Media Composer so far. To edit Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC footage in Avid Media Composer smoothly, the easy workaround is to convert Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC to DNxHD MOV, which is a friendly format supported by Avid. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.

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Step 1: Load Sony XAVC files to the program

Install and launch the UFUWare XAVC Converter as the top Sony XAVC to Avid Converter. Click “Add File” button to import the Sony XAVC video files to the program, or drag and drop the Sony XAVC files to the Converter.

Sony F5/F55 XAVC to Avid Media Composer Converter

Step 2: Select output format

You just need to go to “Avid Media Composer” column, and choose “Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)”, which is the native format for Avid Media Composer editing.

Convert Sony Sony F55/F5 XAVC to DNxHD MOV for Avid

Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

adjust video and audio settings

Step 3: Start Converting Sony XAVC to DNxHD MOV

When you finished all settings, click “Convert” button, the Sony XAVC to DNxHD MOV Converter will convert Sony XAVC to Avid DNxHD MOV at fast speed.

After the conversion completed, you can find the output files by clicking “Open Folder” button on the main interface, then you can transfer the converted .mov files to Avid Media Composer for further editing with ease.