Yearly Archives: 2014


How do I use Sony PXW-X180 XAVC MXF footage in Avid?

This post primarily displays a workaround to use Sony PXW-X180 XAVC MXF footage in Avid without installing the special AMA plug-in. The Sony PXW-X160 compact hand-hold camcorder is capable of recording XAVC Intra-Frame HD (1920×1080) and XAVC Long GOP HD (1920×1080) shootings for superior image qualiy over previous HD recordings. […]


A workaround to import XAVC-S footage to Avid MC

Couldn’t import XAVC-S .mp4 files into Avid Media Composer for post production? Convert them first. This post will guide you through the process of converting Sony XAVC-S media to DNxHD .mov for editing in Avid systems fluidly. Sony has developed a special XAVC/XDCAM Plug-in for Avid (PDZK-MA2) to help consumers […]