In this article you will learn the easy to import Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 camera recorded XAVC S files to iMovie for editing on Mac, get the best XAVC S to iMovie workflow.

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“How can I import Sony HX80 recorded XAVC S files to iMovie? I use a MacBook pro with retina screen, today I try to import Sony HX80 files to imovie, but problems always occurred, the software says the format is not supported. I am new to camera recording and don’t know the reason, can you help me?”

In recent weeks, there are some Sony HX80 users have reported problems that they can’t transfer and load Sony HX80 XAVC S files to iMovie on Mac, and they are seeking for tools or solutions that can solve the problems. In this article, we will explain the reason and offer an effective program for you.

Reason for the issue of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 XAVC S to iMovie

Maybe you have also met with the problem, why imovie does not support Sony HX80 XAVC S videos? This is because XAVC S is a special format, it is wonderful for HD data storing, but not compatible with most editing software, like iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, etc. To imovie, it only supports limited file formats, like MOV, MP4, etc. and Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) MOV format is imovie best supported format, once you convert Sony HX80 XAVC S to MOV, you can edit files natively with imovie.

With UFUShare Video Converter for Mac, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode XAVC S files from Sony HX80 for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, FCP 6/7, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. Download it and follow the guide to convert Sony HX80 files to AIC .mov for iMovie on Mac.

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How to import Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 XAVC S files to iMovie?

1. Download, install and run the XAVC S to iMovie Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony HX80.

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2. Click “Format” and move your pointer to “iMovie and Final Cut Express” Category and choose “Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” format. It ensures the perfect editing with your Sony HX80 XAVC S files in iMovie program.

3. 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.

4. Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac video converter will start converting Sony HX80 XAVC S to iMovie on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated AIC .mov files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch iMovie, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import converted Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 XAVC S clips into iMovie for further editing.

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