How to Convert XAVC to MOV on Mac and Windows (Windows 8 included)
Have recorded some videos with the latest Sony PMW-F55 and want to view the footage on your Mac? You may get frustration for the PMW-F55 recording uses the most advanced HD video format XAVC, which is not compatible with Mac media player including the QuickTime, iTunes, etc. To solve the XAVC files incompatible with Mac issue, the best solution is to convert such XAVC files to .MOV. To do the job, here is the best solution.
iOrgsoft XAVC Converter for Mac offers an easy solution to convert XAVC to MOV for playback on Mac. With it, you will be able to import XAVC videos to your QuickTime, iTunes, etc to play with ease. Besides, by converting XAVC to MOV, you can transfer the generated files to your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 3, etc to play with ease. If you are a Windows user, you can turn to XAVC Video Converter, which share similar functions with the Mac Version.
Both the two versions are available here, just free download and have a try.
Load XAVC video files to the program
After you have finished installation, run the XAVC to MOV Converter for Mac. You get two ways to import videos.
Firstly, you can press "Add Files" button to browse and import the XAVC files to the program;
Secondly, directly drag and drop the video files to the Mac app. By the way, you are allowed to import multiple files to the program and to convert them at one go.
Select output format
Hit the format icon, the format list will pop up immediately. HD MOV for QuickTime is supplied, you just need to go to the "HD video" column to set "HD Quicktime Movie" as output format.
Before converting XAVC to QuickTime MOV, you can edit the files a little, say, if you find the files are too long, you can trim the videos to delete some unnecessary clips; you can also split the large files to small pieces averagely, etc, for detailed guide, you can refer: User guide for Video Converter
Start to convert XAVC to MOV Mac
Finally, when everything is OK, press "Convert" button to start to transcode XAVC videos to .mov, a bar will pop up to show you the status of the conversion, and a message will notify you when the conversion is finished and direct you to find the converted files. Then you can view the Mac compatible files freely on the QuickTime, iTunes, etc.