In the professional recording studio market, Sony often plays the role of a facilitator. This time when brings out the new 4K2K system, Sony has taken the lead to launch XAVC video format which be supported by two CineAlta cameras including Sony PMWF-55 and Sony PMW-F5. Currently, there are about 14 manufactures which have joined it. Adobes, Final Cut Pro X, Sony Vegas Pro 12, Matrox etc are involved.
The rate of XAVC is 120 dpi box DPS. Basically, it can correspond to many image formats like MPEG-4 AVC/H264 level 5.2. The existing HD 1080 50p/60p can also be converted to 4K. XAVC supports the following formats as well:
a. Resolution: 4K2K (4096×2160 and 3840×2160) with the existing HD format
b. Compression: MPEG-4 AVC and H.264
c. 12,10 and 8-bit color range
d. MXF format
e. Accept 4:4:4,4:2:2,4:2:0 etc color sampling
The XAVC format developed by Sony will allow 4K2K to be stronger in the development of professional and consumer markets. In the future, the TV programs, documentaries, MV or commercials which are marked XAVC not only represent the resolution of 4K2K, but also on behalf of the high audio and video quality of Sony.
However, such an excellent file format is not easy or even impossible to be uploaded on websites like YouTube, Yahoo video, Vimeo etc. To make up for this shortcoming, we get XAVC Video Converter for help. With it, you can convert XAVC to FLV which is widely used on video sharing website. If you want to edit XAVC videos in Final Cut Pro 7, you don’t have to pay for update your FCP 7 to make XAVC fit it because you can use the converting tool to convert XAVC to Final Cut Pro 7, which is cheaper and effective.
Since it is all-in-one software, you can free convert XAVC to other common video formats for further entertainment via the software. You can convert XAVC files to MOV for QuickTime, XAVC to .mp4 for iPhone 5 or iPad mini etc. It seems it is omnipotent. You should download it to have a try. The following steps may be helpful to you.
Step1. Load XAVC files
To begin with, you should load XAVC footage to the software. By hitting the button “Add Files”, you can finish this step easily. You are allowed to load multiple files to the software at one time since the batch conversion function is supported.
Step2. Select output format
Clicking the video format icon next to the loaded files, a list of output formats will pop up. And you should choose proper one as output format. After that, turn to the “Save to” option to pick an output path to save your converted files.
Step3. Begin convert XAVC files
After all settings are ready, hit the start converting icon to start converting XAVC to proper formats. How long it will take you to finish the job depends on your video’s length.