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20 Jan

Sony PXW-FS7 Tutorial Downscaling FS7 4k XAVC to 1080P DNxHD(*.mov)For Davinci Resolve

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Quick tutorial on how to take your Sony PXW-FS7 4k XAVC footage and downscale it to 1080p which gives your images so much detail and makes your computer run faster during your edit/grading process in Davinci Resolve.

Source From: Fix Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC and Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 workflow issues

Q1: Sony FS7 Davinci Xdcam Workflow Issues
"I have been testing FS7 using Davinci Resolve (Resolve9.1/ ML 10.8.5/ Mac Pro 3.1) and I can see the XAVC flavors and these render out fine but all the XDCAM Flavours are black in Resolve and come out black when i render them out.

I am looking around online while i type this but is anyone aware of this and what i need to do please?

many thanks !"

Q2: PXW-FS7 Audio In Resolve . Not Following
"I think we've discussed this before .. but has anyone found a solution for sync audio with FS7 XAVC in resolve.

Am i doing something wrong? ,, But i can't seem to bring any audio from my XAVC files when in Davinci,.

Also all my timecode clips are showing up 00:00:00:00:00 ?

What am i doing wrong?


You may also be troubled by the similar problem. To get rid of the issues, you will need to transcode Sony XAVC to a more “edit” friendly codec for Davinci Resolve, DNxHD is the best recommend.

Now I share the guide with you how to convert Sony PXW-FS7 XAVC to Davinci Resolve friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac . With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode XAVC intra footage shot from Sony PXW-FS7 as well as PWM-F5, F55, PXW-X180, etc for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more. If you’re using a Windows, please turn to Video Converter, which can help you solve the XAVC codec to Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 incompatibility on Windows.

Download the XAVC converter app:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Guide: How to convert and import Sony FS7 XAVC files to DaVinci Resolve

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this XAVC Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the XAVC files from your Sony FS7 to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format.

Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from XAVC to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.

More features of the XAVC to DaVinci Resolve converter:

1. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)
The XAVC file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing (optional)
This Mac video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted Sony FS7 XAVC files to DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for further editing without any hassle.

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