“I just received my Sony PXW-X160 and was eager to import XAVC footage into Sony Movie Studio Platinum. I ignored the negative comments I saw on the Web about importing into Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro but since I have Movie Studio Platinum, I figured that I’d be okay. Guess what? The Movie Studio Platinum does not recognize file. I get an error statement.”

XAVC files to Movie Studio Platinum

Naturally, Sony is at the forefront when it comes to editing XAVC footage too. Movie Studio Platinum supports a complete 4K workflow when you’re working with XAVC and XAVC S, and is part of an overall Sony workflow when you’re working with RAW footage. Just as same as editing Sony XAVC files in FCP or Premiere Pro. So with the incompatible issues, any better XAVC solutions there we can take a reference?

Fortunately, we have the UFUShare Video Converter, with this professional XAVC converting assistant, you won’t worry too much anymore. With Mac XAVC converter, you can effortlessly transcode Sony PXW-X160 XAVC files to MPEG-2 MPG – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Movie Studio Platinum. Plus, it supports encoding XAVC to more video editing software compatible file types.

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Convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Movie Studio Platinum editing

Step 1.Download, install and run the XAVC Converter on your Mac computer; click “Add File” button to load your source XAVC videos from Sony PXW-X160.

Mac XAVC Converter - Load Sony PXW-X160 XAVC files

Step 2. Select output format for Movie Studio Platinum. Click “Profile” pull down list to select “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as the best video format for Sony Vegas Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well. You can click Settings to adjust video and audio parameters to get the best quality video.

Convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Movie Studio Platinum

Tip: 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.

Customize video and audio parameters

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for editing in Movie Studio Platinum on Mac OS X.

After Sony XAVC to MPEG-2 conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to locate the generated MPEG-2 .mpg video files. Afterwards, you can import the converted Sony PXW-X160 XAVC clips into Sony Movie Studio Platinum for further editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) smoothly.

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