XDCAM EX video and audio content is stored on Sony SxS solid-state Express Card 3/4 media within MP4 container files. You can record video either 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720 modes. But after test, we find that this MP4 format by Sony can't even be played on Mac OS 10.8 which means the recordings cannot also be edit in some popular NLEs likeFCP, or Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. Therefore, some measures we should take to convert the XDCAM EX MP4 files on PC/Mac.
Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac, which is the professional XDCAM Video Converter, is dedicated to convert all Sony XDCAM series camcorder recorded MP4 to any popular video format to easily import XDCAM to Final Cut Pro,iMovie, iTunes, iOS devices, etc. It comes in both Mac and Windows version, features optimized format presets for a wide variety of editing programs, and is able to convert Sony EX1/EX3 MP4 to MOV or whatever formats you request in very simple steps. Nothing could be simpler or more immediate.
How to convert Sony XDCAM EX MP4 Files for editing or Playing on PC/Mac?
Step 1.Click "Add File" button to import your XDCAM files to the XDCAM Video Converter. (If your XDCAM recordings are not located in your computer, you need first transfer your footages from your camcorder to your computer).
Step 2. Select the output files as you need on the output list. There if you drop down the list you will find the various media players or editing tools are listed there for your choosing. For some common ones, you can go to the ‘HD Video’ item to take a look.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced user)
If you are an advanced user and want to adjust video and audio settings like bit rate, frame rate, etc. in your own way, you can click ‘Setting’ button and go to ‘Profile Settings’ panel to do so, if not, simply skip this step.
Finally, when you go back to the main interface and hit the ‘Convert’ button to start your job, after the conversion, so easily you can get the output files for PC and Mac. So just enjoy the MP4 recordings shot from Sony XDCAM EX camcorder.