Can’t Import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF Files to Premiere Elements

Summary: Having troubles when importing Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements for a nice editing? Want to know the best way to import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements and edit with Premiere Elements native codec? You may have interest to read this article.

Whatever for Mac users or Windows users, some popular editing software may be taken as good assistants if you are a professional video editor. As Mac users have FCP, Windows users always take Premiere as their favorite. With hundreds of features worthy of listing, some problems or unwanted gaps may appear when editing. For example, Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements importing issues.

“Just got the Sony PXW-X70 and I can’t seem to open its XAVC MXF or even successfully transcode the video files into something that can be read by Premiere Elements. I downloaded several video tools and neither of them works. They just are able to import the audio but not the video portion. Very frustrated here, any advice?”

“I have purchased Sony PXW-X70 camcorder last week. Since I got it I always take it when I go traveling. I have recorded several 1080p videos with Sony PXW-X70 and the recordings are in two video formats. One is XAVC and another is AVCHD, when I try to import the XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements on my PC, the Premiere Elements says the video formats are not supported to import, can you help me?”

To be frank, recently on some recording forums there are a few of Sony PXW-X70 users complained that Premiere Elements can’t recognize the Sony PXW-X70 recorded XAVC MXF files. If you read the detail description of Premiere Elements on official website, you will get the info that MPEG-2 is the native codec for Premiere Elements. Once you convert Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements best accepted MPEG-2, your importing and editing problem will be solved. Here we recommend you to take a free try on Pavtube Video Converter, which is an all-in-one video program.


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How to import Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files to Premiere Elements for editing?

Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your XAVC MXF files. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.

Step 2: Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, we suggest you to choose “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as the best output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Play” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the conversion work.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can edit Sony PXW-X70 XAVC MXF files in Premiere Elements without any hassles.

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