Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Work Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve

Sony just announced a pretty substantial performance update to its superzoom camera lineup with the RX10 IV, which can shoot 4K XAVC S video with full pixel readout at 30 or 24fps. For Davinci Resolve users, after the shooting stage, you may come the need to load the Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S to Davinci Resolve for some professional post editing workflow. Can Davinci Resolve native import 4K XAVC S video shot with Sony RX10 IV, if not, how to fix that?

Media compatibility of 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve

As the world-leading NLE editing software, Davinci Resolve is compatible with all major post production file types, formats and post production software. You get native compatibility with everything from ProRes and DNx to H.264, DPX, Cineon, EXR and more. It works with all popular camera formats such as CinemaDNG RAW, ARRI Alexa™ RAW, RED, Canon, Sony and other formats. Unfortunately, 4K XAVC S is excluded from its native importing support list.

Transcode Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S to Davinci Resolve

Since you can't directly import Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVS to Davinci Resolve, therefore, to fix the format incompatible issue, you will need to perform a format transcoding process. Here, you can get the job easily completed with our best Mac XAVC S Converter - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. The program can batch load multiple Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S video for conversion at one time to save your precious time. You can easily produce Davinci Resolve supported editing formats such as QuickTime, Prores, DNxHD with remarkable file quality.

To get better output video and audio quality, you can flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Edit Sony RX10 IV 4K video with built-in editing function

Before loading RX10 IV 4K video into Davinci Resolve, you can do some simple video customization work with your video footage. You can trim or cut away unwanted segments from the video, if there are black edges around your video frame, you can use the cropping tool to remove them off. You can add transparent text watermark to video footage or insert external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle to video.

The program is available on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks, etc, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Windows version Pavtube Video Converter for Windows 10/8.1/8/7. The program is is very easy to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. In addition, it supports to produce high quality conversion results with better video/audio quality.

How to Work Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve?

Step 1: Import Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S.

From "File"drop-down option, select "add Video/Audio"to add source Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S to the program.

Import Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Click the "Format" bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Davinci Resolve supported editing formats such as "Apple Prores 422(*.mov)" under "Final Cut Pro" main category.

Output Davinci Resolve supported editing formats

Step 3: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the "Convert" button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from Sony RX10 IV 4K XAVC S to Davinci Resolve supported editing format conversion process.

When the conversion is finished, click "Open Output Folder" icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then feel free to load the Prores files into Davinci Resolve for post editing workflow.