“How to import XAVC to Final Cut Pro? Fianl Cut Pro X cannot recognise XAVC S files on my Sony A7s when attempting to import. Is there any way I can import these XAVC files into Final Cut Pro?” —— Answers Yahoo
XAVC is a recording format released on October 30, 2012 by Sony. XAVC uses level 5.2 of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC which is the highest level supported by that video standard. XAVC can support 4K resolution at up to 60fps.
In order to import Sony XAVC files to Final Cut Pro X, you’ll need to download and install the XAVC/XDCAM Plug-in for Apple (PDZK-LT2) provided by Sony. If not, then you can still import Sony XAVC files to Final Cut Pro by transcoding XAVC videos to Prores MOV for Final Cut Pro.