How to play Sony PMW-F5/F55 XAVC videos using QuickTime
Transcode Sony PMW-F5/F55 4K XAVC to MOV to play on QuickTime
Do you wanna enjoy your XAVC footage on QuickTime player? It is known that 4K XAVC footage is not compatible to QuickTime player. So you may need to transcode XAVC footage to MOV for QuickTime player. How to do it? Here you will find the way.
XAVC footage, which is usually shot by Sony PMW-F5 and Sony PMW F55, features 4k (4096 x 2160 and 3840 x 2160) resolution and employs MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression. Meanwhile, MXF wrapping format is used for videos. In this way, Sony PMW-F5 and Sony PMW F55 are favored by a large number of users especially the videographers.
Sometimes we shot some video for wedding, travel or education activities so as to watch them on media player like QuickTime. However, it is hard for a Mac user to play XAVC footage with QuickTime on Mac OS X Mavericks because XAVC is not so well compatible with QuickTime player.
Now how to play XAVC videos using QuickTime? Where there is a will, there is a way. We can count on a XAVC converter for help. Pavtube HD Converter for Mac can help to transcode XAVC footage to QuickTime MOV for playback. It supports to convert various videos formats to MOV for QuickTime playback or Final Cut Pro editing, or to other video formats for popular portable devices like iPad, iPhone, Galaxy S4 and more. And you are allowed cutting off unnecessary part of the video, adding watermark including text, image and video and attaching subtitle to output videos. All the powerful edit function will contribute to a better individual output video.
Let's go to see how it works. Download and install it before moving on.
Step 1. Load XAVC files.
Run the Best XAVC to QuickTime Converter. Click "Add video" to load xavc footage.
Step 2. Select MOV for QuickTime.
Click "Format" menu to find "Common Video > MOV-QuickTime(*.mp4)" for playback on QuickTime player.
Tip 1: "Settings" on the interface will allow you to adjust some video and audio settings for output files according to your need, such as bitrate, frame rate, channel, etc.
Tip 2: Click "Edit" icon, you will be brought to video editor, such as trim, crop, subtitle, etc.
Worthy to point out that you can attach subtitle made by you or download form Internet. For example, you can add subtitles of the dialog to your recordings about travel, education activities, or wedding, etc.
Free Subtitle Editor Software will help to create your own subtitles in .srt format, and then attach it to output video with Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac.
Go to "Subtitle" option and check "Enable", then load subtitles files and convert it to output videos.
Step 3. Convert XAVC to MOV.
Click "Convert" button to start conversion. When completed, click the "Open" button to find the generated MOV files for QuickTime player. Conversion won't take much time.
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