Work with Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC in Premiere Pro

Work with Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC in Premiere Pro

Category : 4K Cameras , Adobe Premiere

Sony is pleased to introduce the PXW-FS5, a small size XDCAM Super35mm camcorder with extraordinary capabilities. When quality is everything, make the most of the FS5’s Super 35 Exmor sensor and shoot 100Mbps 4K (3840 x 2160) using Sony’s advanced XAVC (Long GOP) recording system. If you need a fast turnaround, switch to Full-HD (1920×1080) recording at up to 60p XAVC 10bit 4:2:2 50Mbps. When you got a PXW-FS5 4K camera, you will wanna know the 4K workflow. So, what is currently the best and most efficient way to work with Sony PXW-FS5 4K XDCAM XAVC in Premiere Pro?

4K XAVC footage looks amazing but usually it can make video editing a real nightmare. Granted, Premiere Pro CS6, CC 7 can handle (usually) 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intensive. Thankfully you probably don’t have to buy a new computer… but you do need to convert Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC video to Premiere Pro using MPEG-2 (1080p) as primary delivery format. The following paragraphs show us how to edit 4K XAVC footage from Sony PXW-FS5 with Premiere Pro without bogging down your computer. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.

With it you can easily rewrap and transcode Sony PXW-FS5 4K XDCAM XAVC to MPEG-2 which ensures best results for using in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality. Moreover, this ideal converting tool is equipped with basic editing functions including trimming, cropping, adding watermark, removing audio and more. If you are a PC user. Below is the detailed guide on transcoding and downsize Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC files to Premiere Pro on Mac.

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Efficient Way to Edit Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC in Premiere Pro

Step 1: Load the 4K XAVC videos to the program

Install and run the 4K Video Converter, and then import the source 4K XAVC videos to it. To do so, you can directly drag & drop the files onto the main interface, or you can click the “Add video” icon to locate the videos from your local disk.

Step 2: Set output video format

Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Tip: Click the “Settings” button, you are able to enter the “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video and audio parameters for the converted files, including video size, bit rate, frame rate and more.You can keep the original 4K resolution but also can adjust to 2K, 1080p just according to your needs.

Step 3: Begin to convert Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC to Premiere Pro

When you finish the settings, you can press the big “Convert” button to kick off the conversion. By using this professional 4K to Premiere Pro Converter, the conversion will be finished with ultrafast speed and the best video quality kept. After the conversion, you can then edit the Sony PXW-FS5 raw 4K in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 smoothly.

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