Sony PXW-FX9 XAVC-I, XAVC-L, XAVC Proxy and MPEG videos are not supported after upgrading to FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6? Acrok MXF Converter for Mac, convert Sony PXW-FX9 MXF to FCP X supported format. Let you edit Sony PXW-FX9 videos in FCP X smoothly.
Sony has unveiled the FX9, a new XDCAM camera that features a 6K full-frame sensor, a hybrid autofocus system and, most interestingly, an E-mount for attaching lenses. Sony does note though that the FX9 will only support 3840×2160 recording at launch with full 4096×2160 recording following in a future update. The FX9 is also capable of capturing Full HD at 120 frames per second.
Since the update to Final Cut Pro X, when I import my cameras .mxf files from Sony PXW-FX9, I received an error reading: “MXF decode error in…”. regret it bigly…I should have waited for the kinks to be ironed out! I tried all suggestions offered online, clearing cache, renaming, using Media Browser, XF Utility… but nothing worked. Finally, I gave up and then chose to encode Sony PXW-FX9 footage to Final Cut Pro format. Can’t load the 4K MXF videos from Sony PXW-FX9 to FCP X? This article will teach you how to open and edit PXW-FX9 video files in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6).
Luckily, the third party program- Acrok MXF Converter for Mac I used is much professional. It’s an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality Sony PXW-FX9 video converter, player and editor which is compatible any Mac OS system. I’ve used this tool for a long time rewrapping Sony PXW-FX9 MXF recordings for FCP and iMovie. With it, I can effortlessly transcoding Sony PXW-FX9 files for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro X. If you’re a Windows user, pls turn to Acrok MXF Converter Windows version. With the Windows version program, you can convert 4K MXF and 1080P MXF to any video format and any editing software. If you want to edit Sony PXW-FX9 videos in Premiere Pro CC without rendering, Acrok software can do the andy XAVC to Premiere Pro CC native supported format easily. Now, download the software and let’s start conversion with the below tutorial.
Free download Sony PXW-FX9 to FCP X Converter
How to Convert Sony PXW-FX9 MXF files to ProRes for FCP X?
1. After downloading, install and run this MXF to FCP X Converter, just copy the MXF files from the Sony PXW-FX9 cards right to your hard drive, import the files to the 4K Video Converter.
2. Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Final Cut Pro –> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as target format. Besides, you can also choose Apple ProRes 4444 (*.wov) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
3. As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Sony PXW-FX9 video to FCP X conversion on Mac OS X. Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can copy the converted Sony PXW-FX9 files to FCP X with smooth workflow.
You’re now ready to get the result files into Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) to do further editing. Launch Final Cut Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import” to import converted file.