Edit Sony F3 XDCAM EX footage in Premiere Pro CC/C

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Subject: Edit Sony F3 XDCAM EX footage in Premiere Pro CC/C
Sony F3 XDCAM EX MP4 Workflow with Premiere Pro CC/CS6

Overview: Meeting the issues when importing the Sony F3 XDCAM EX MP4 recordings to Premiere Pro CC/CS for further editing? Don´t worry too much, here we are going to offer you guys the efficient ways to convert XDCAM MP4 to MPEG-2 MPG in Premiere Pro CC/CS in order to solve the issues. Let´s check the solutions below.


PMW-F3 (PMW-F3K) is a hot product from Sony XDCAM EX lineup. It records 1920 x 1080 full HD images using the "MPEG-2 Long GOP" codec, which conforms to the MPEG-2 MP HL compression standard. However, the only problem comes when the users tried to import Sony PMW-F3 native MP4 to Premiere Pro on Mac OS X as same as you cannot import DNxHD MXF files or XAVC S videos to Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

As the main reason is that the XDCAM EX MP4 is not the best editing format for Adobe Premiere Pro, we here would like to offer you the professional XDCAM MP4 to MPEG-2 MPG converter called Pavtube Video Converter for Windows / Mac, which is not only suitable for Adobe but also for other popular NLEs. This is the alternative choice for encoding PMW-F3 videos to Premiere Pro on Windows PC. Now download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.


Transcode Sony PMW-F3 XDCAM MP4 files to Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing on Windows and Mac

Step 1. Load your Sony MP4 footage. After you successfully download and launch the program. We can directly drag the files in or with the buttons ¡®Add videos´ and ¡®Add from folder´.

Step 2. Select the output what we need. Click on "Format" and choose "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" from" Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas" as the best codec for editing Sony F3 XDCAM EX files. Just we mentioned above.

Tips: Click "Settings" button if you´d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. Note: If you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.

Step 3. Let´s move back to the main interface, now it´s time to hit the ¡®Convert´ button to start the workflow of editing Sony F3 XDCAM EX MP4 Footage in Premiere Pro CC/CS. After transferring XDCAM MP4 in Premiere Pro, it´s time to enjoy editing them on your own.


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