Working with Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4

When you got the issues of importing Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S files to Adobe Premiere Pro CS 6/5/4, let's find the solutions below.

Sony announced a new camcorder for XAVC S camcorder list. With it, whether you're shredding waves, tearing up mountains, or just enjoying the open road, the new Action Cam HDR-AS200V will be there to capture every second. After capturing, users may have plan to transfer Sony HDR-AS200V videos to Premiere for editing before uploading or sharing. However, users will meet problems while importing Sony HDR-AS200V clips into Premiere directly since it records videos in XAVC S video codec.

XAVC S, a higher bitrate compression codec, is hardly compatible with many NLEs and Players, like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, iPhoto, QuickTime, VLC, etc. Thus, in order to make Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S compatible with Premiere, you’d better change Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S to MPEG-2 or other outputs that Premiere supports.

To achieve the goal, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which is specially designed to deal with XAVC, XAVC S videos for editing in Premiere (MPEG-2), FCP (Apple ProRes codec), iMovie/FCE (AIC codec) and more. If you are a PC user, then Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version is specially designed for you. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5).

How to Edit Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S files into Adobe Premiere

Step 1: Add original files

Run the video converter, then click "Add File" button to import Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S videos to this powerful program. Or you can simply drag the videos directly to the software.

Step 2: Choose preferred format

Click "Format" pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Tip: Click the "Settings" button, you are able to enter the "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video and audio parameters for the converted files, including video size, bit rate, frame rate and more.

Step 3: Start conversion

Click the Convert button to start transcoding Sony HDR-AS200V XAVC S to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Once the process is at 100%, click "Open" button on the main interface to find the generated videos, then you can transfer the transcoded videos to Premiere easily and quickly.

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