Category: ‘PMW-F5’

XQD Cards for Sony F5 & F55

XQD Sony

For those looking at alternative options to Sony’s SXS Pro Plus cards (recommended for best performance on the F5/F55) fortunately as of the October version 2.0 firmware release Sony added support for the Sony XQD memory card format. Not only do the XQD cards outperform traditional Compact Flash cards for image capture, but with read/write speeds of up to 180MB/s …

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XAVC transcoding with FCP X

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Only 6 months after the launch of the Sony F5 and F55 and we’ve already seen a dramatic increase in the level of support for the XAVC 10-bit 422 codec by several mainstream NLE’s (if not all of them). For a full list of software compatible with Sony XAVC and Sony RAW checkout my recent article. Earlier this year I …

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XAVC & Sony RAW software compatibility list

I originally published this information on the Sony F5/F55 forums. Here is the latest status on XAVC & Sony RAW software compatibil​ity: AutoDesk Smoke – no plugin yet for XAVC but some users report HD XAVC works. ( Official Thread ) Adobe Production Suite CS6 – Support for XAVC and RAW only via third party plugin. XAVC – supported by …

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XAVC transcoding with Davinci Resolve

Davinciresolve

This is a re-post from a thread I wrote on the Sony F5/F55 forums under my username alias starcentral Below is a run down on how to use Davinci Resolve to transcode your XAVC footage from the F5 or F55 camera using Davinci Resolve. This might be useful for anyone looking to create “rushes”, dailies, or low res proxy files from the Sony …

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