Transfer Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Apple Aperture for native editing

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Transfer Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Apple Aperture for native editing

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Sony PXW-X70 is a highly compact, single chip camera the images it produces are really very good. The XAVC HD recordings are 10 bit 422 long GoP at 50Mb/s, 35Mb/s or 25Mb/s. The quality of the 50Mb/s recordings is amazing with no compression artefacts that you can see. Even the 25Mb/s recordings look really good. You can shoot at up to 60fps in 60i mode and 50fps in 50i mode. In 60i mode you also have 24fps.

If you don’t want to change to the latest Apple Aperture 3.6, you will need to transcode Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to a format that is suited for editing in Aperture, like ProRes MOV and more. This requires 3rd party program like UFUWare HD Video Converter. It seems to be the best method of converting Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Aperture editable files.

You can download UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac/Windows to have a try. They are not free but it is totally worth it.

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How to edit Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files with Aperture?

Step 1. Import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as a professional Sony PXW-X70 to Aperture Converter. When its main interface pops up, click "Add File" button to import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to it.

Step 2. Select ProRes MOV for Aperture

Click on the "Profile" and you will see options to convert your Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files for certain video editing software. Since you will be importing the video to Aperture after the conversion, select "Final Cut Pro > Apple Pro Ress 422 (*.mov)" or "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)" as output format from the drop-down menu list.

Tip: If necessary, you can click "Settings" button and go to "Profiles Settings" panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.

Step 3. Convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF to ProRes MOV on Mac

When ready, click "Convert" button to convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF to ProRes MOV for Aperture on Mac with best video and audio quality.

After the Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF to ProRes conversion, you can click "Open Folder" button to get the generated ProRes .mov files, then import the converted Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Apple Aperture 3.3/3.4/3.5/3.6 for editing on Mac.

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