How to Load and Convert Sony F55/F5 XAVC format video to iPad Mini/iPhone 5 H.264 MP4 video for Playback ?

Summary: So far, there are two cameras Sony PMW-F55/F5, save files in XAVC format, if you’d like to play your Sony PMW-F55/F5 which record video as XAVC format on iPad Mini/iPhone 5, you’ll find that neither iPad Mini nor iPhone 5 support XAVC video, so we will need a third-part video tool to assist us convert XAVC to iPad Mini/iPhone 5 supported video format like working with XAVC to H.264 MP4 Video Converter.

First we list the iPad Mini Video formats here for reference:
- H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
- MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
- Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.

And then learn the iPhone 5 supported video/audio format:
Audio formats: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Video formats: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.

As we are able to see, if you’d like to play your Sony PMW-F55/F5 which record video as XAVC format just isn’t right here.

What is XAVC format?

XAVC may be the basis of new merchandise for the marketplace 4K. XAVC from Sony delivers a format created especially for the qualified 4K: not simply function films, but additionally genres like fiction, entertainment, documentaries and commercials.

Also because the widespread applications for the skilled HDTV industry, Sony has created the XAVC format to allow the expansion of 4K content material in to the customer industry. XAVC is created to supply a future proof codec that could meet customers’ swiftly establishing needs for 4K content material production and HD120P higher frame price shooting.

XAVC gives a scalable codec and capable to meet the distinct wants and evolving content material production and 4K HD120P and assists its launch for the new 4K Pro Camcorder .

The format of Sony XAVC is capable of supporting:

Resolution 4K (4096 x 2160 and 3840 x 2160), HD and proxy

Video compression MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Depth of colour, eight, ten and 12 bit

As much as 60 fps

Employing the MXF wrapper format

Sub-sampling the chroma four:two:0, four:two:two and four:four:four

So, how you can play Sony F55/F5 XAVC on Apple iPad Mini or iPhone 5 ?

Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is greatest decision! With it, you could quick convert XAVC to Apple iPad Mini/iPhone supported video format like MP4.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5.8)

(Tip:) Click Sony XAVC Converter to get a windows version if you are running Windows PC.)

Following Guide on Converting Sony F55/F5 XAVC format video to iPad Mini/iPhone 5 without Quality Loss.

Step 1. Run the iPad Mini/iPhone 5 Video converter for Mac to import your Sony F55/F5 XAVC files to it. This program supports batch conversion.

Steip 2. Click on Format, and from the dropdown menu, select Common video > H.264 Video(*.mp4) that is the optimal output format for iPhone 5. Or you can click the Format bar to select iPad > iPad Video H.264 Video (*.mp4) as iPad Mini output format.

Step 3. Option One:Tap the Settings icon to modify the best video/audios settings for iPad Mini. You can reset the video size as 1024*768 to get full screen playback on iPad Mini.

Option Two:To get a full-screen and HD video for iPhone 5, tap the Settings button to modify the video resolution, video/audio bitrate for your iPhone5.
a. For your 1080p source video, keep the video size as 1920*1080, set video bitrate as 5000fbps is proper.
b. For 720p HD video, we recommend 1136 * 640(full screen) /1280*800(720p HD) video size and 2000fbps video bitrate.

Step 4.Press the Convert button; it will start to convert Sony F55/F5 XAVC to H.264 MP4 for iPad Mini/iPhone 5 on Mac OS X immediately.

Right here, when you prefer to edit your XAVC video quick than iMoive,Sony Vegas,Windows Movie Maker, Brorsoft Video Converter is often a hany and strong XAVC Video Editing Computer software to edit XAVC format Video .

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