How to Work Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC with After Effects CS5/CS6/CC
No more worries about how to import the Sony PXW-FS5 4K XAVC recordings to After Effects for editing now, in the following guide, what we are talking about is the efficient solutions to remove the troubles of XAVC files and After Effects. Then we can get a good mood in editing FS5 XAVC files in After Effects cc/cs6/cs5.
If you like to edit your home movies with Adobe After Effects, then you will have some problems when trying to import Sony FS5 XAVC 4K to After Effects since XAVC video files are not supported by After Effects(CS4/CS5/CS6/CC). To do that, you need to get a third-party program for help.
After countless tests, I highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to all of you which can help the users to change 4K XAVC to Adobe After Effects supported format with fast encoding speed and zero quality loss. What's more, it also supplies powerful profiles to other NLEs, like FCP, iMovie, Avid, Premiere .etc for Mac users. It has an equivalent Windows version Video Converter for PC users.
The guide below will teach you how to convert and import Sony FS5 XAVC to After Effects CC, CS6, CS5.
How to convert Sony FS5 XAVC to After Effects supported file formats
Step 1: Load source XAVC files
Launch the Video Converter on your Mac, and you can either click "Add" button to import XAVC files, or directly drag and drop the video files into this program.
Step 2: Select output format
To import XAVC files to After Effects, you can follow Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.
Step 3: Start XAVC to AE Conversion
Finally, press the convert button; it will start to transcode Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC files to MPEG-2 for After Effects CS4/CS5/CS6/CC immediately.
After a while, you will get the converted MPEG-2 files which are ready to be imported to AE for further editing without problems.
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