All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘xavc’

Sony F5/F55 adds ProRes, DNxHD codecs

Sony Hardware Upgrade

Just when you think you’ve seen it all and been impressed after a year of FREE firmware updates released quarterly for the Sony PMW F5 and F55 CineAlta cameras – today Sony drops the bomb that they plan to include two very popular codec options, ProRes and DNxHD as a future option to these two cameras. Sony’s XAVC codec was the …

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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


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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