Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Edit Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve

The Alpha A7R III Mirrorless Digital Camera from Sony is a versatile, high-performance camera characterized by not only its resolution, but by its multimedia versatility. With the camera, you can record up to 100 Mbps UHD 4K video in XAVC S format within an MP4 wrapper at a frame rate of 23.98, 25 and 29.97fps. Wish to import the A7R III 4K XAVC S footage into Davinci Resolve for professional post editing workflow, the following article will show you how to easily achieve a smooth editing workflow.

Media compatibility of 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve

From Davinci Resolve's media specification page, we can see that this world's leading NLE software has provided perfect compatibility with various post production file types, formats and post production software. The bad news is that 4K XAVC S is unfortunately excluded from its native importing support list.

Transcode A7R III 4K XAVC S to Davinci Resolve

To fix the format incompatible issue, you will need to perform a format transcoding process. Here, if you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use application to complete the job, we highly recommend you to download our best Mac XAVC S Converter - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. The program supports batch conversion mode, so that you can load multiple Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S video into the application for conversion at one time to save your precious time. With this tool, you can easily and efficiently export 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 tweak 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.

The program has perfect compatibility with macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks, etc. For your great convenience, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Windows version Pavtube Video Converter for Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

How to Import and Edit Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S with Davinci Resolve?

Step 1: Import Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S video.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or click the "Add Video" button on the top tool bar to import Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S video into the program.

Load Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S video

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 A7R III 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.