What is Sony Xdcam?
XDCAM is a series of products for digital recording using random access solid-state memory media, introduced by Sony in 2003. Four different product lines – the XDCAM SD, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX and XDCAM HD422 – differ in types of encoder used, frame size, container type and in recording media.
How do I open XAVC files?
How to open file with XAVC extension?
- Get the VLC media player.
- Verify the you have the latest version of VLC media player.
- Associate Sony XAVC Video Format files with VLC media player.
- Ensure that the XAVC file is complete and free of errors.
How do I import Sony XAVC and XDCAM media to Final Cut Pro?
You need to install additional software to import Sony XAVC and XDCAM media. If you use Final Cut Pro X version 10.2. Final Cut Pro X 10.2 supports Sony XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM, XDCAM HD, and XDCAM EX media. Before importing Sony XAVC and XDCAM media, verify that Pro Video Formats is installed on your system.
What version of XDCAM do I need for Final Cut Pro X?
For all other supported OS, please use version 1.1. This plug-in supports SxS Card but not Professional Disc. XDCAM Professional Disc users can use Content Browser software to ingest material into Final Cut Pro X.
How do I install the Sony plug-in for Final Cut Pro?
If you need to install the Sony plug-in, manually download it from the Sony Creative Software Download page. Review the included release notes, and then install the Sony plug-in. To learn how to import media, read these topics in Final Cut Pro 10.1.4 Help:
Does the XDCAM ProRes/DNxHD plug-in support SxS card?
This plug-in supports SxS Card but not Professional Disc. XDCAM Professional Disc users can use Content Browser software to ingest material into Final Cut Pro X. To import ProRes/DNxHD file (which is shot with PMW-F55/F5 cameras) to FCPX, the XAVC/XDCAM Plug-in for Apple (PDZK-LT2) must be uninstalled.