The Action Cam Mini from Sony is designed for capturing POV footage of adventures of all kinds. It features 1080p60 recording in the lower-compression XAVC S format at 50 Mbps. Well, for Sony AZ1 users, here comes the XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro incompatibility issues. Have you got XAVC S files from Sony ActionCam, and found that it is unable to import the XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro? Is it a Sony problem or more a problem of amateurs not understanding how to make it work?
However, when we import the XAVC S videos from Sony ActionCam to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing, the result let us down- the XAVC S footage especially in 4K are not recognized by Adobe Premiere. So what’s the available workflow for Sony ActionCam XAVC S and Premiere Pro?
To edit Sony ActionCam XAVC S in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 fearlessly, you need to transcode XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro more “edit” friendly codec for like MPEG-2. And based on multiple testing, Pavtube Video Converter /Mac Version is the solid tool to help users convert XAVC S to MPEG-2, which ensures the best results when using in Adobe Premiere Pro.
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Key Features of Pavtube Video Converter
- Three simple clicks to convert ActionCam XAVC S videos to Adobe Premiere Pro compatible formats, such as AVCHD, H.264, DV, QuickTime MOV, etc.
- Aside from Adobe Premiere Pro, you can directly convert ActionCam XAVC S to iMovie, QuickTime, Windows Movie Maker and more video editors supported formats without additional settings.
- Edit your ActionCam XAVC S videos before converting them. With the built-in editor, you can trim or crop your videos. And you are able to add subtitles and watermarks to the videos as well.
- Perfectly compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard; Windows 10, Windows8, Windows 7, Windows XP .
How to convert ActionCam XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro?
Step 1. Download, install and run the XAVC S to Premiere Pro Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony ActionCam.
Step 2. 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.
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3. Hit the convert button, it will start converting Sony ActionCam XAVC S to Premiere Pro immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 perfectly.