How to Convert and Burn Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC S to DVD on Mac

Diana Joan

Jul 03, 2015 06:57 am / Posted by Diana Joan

To free up space on your camcorder or preserve your captured great memories for a long time, it is a good option to burn your old footage to DVD disc. There are some free DVD Creator program on the market, such as Windows DVD Maker, which allows you to burn a DVD-video disc from multiple common file formats such as AVI, WMV, MPG, MPEG, ASF, etc on Windows. Free-DVD-Creator which enables you to create DVD from MP4/AVI/MKV video files on Mac OS X.

Sony FDR-AX100 camcorders

However, if you are going to burn DVD-video disc with video footage recorded on Sony HDR-AX100 with above mentioned free apps, you will always end up with failure in the first step. The reason is that neither of the two programs can recognize the XAVC S video recorded by Sony HDR-AX100, let alone to make a DVD burning process.

To solve the problem, a transcoding process is necessary to convert Sony HDR-AX100 XAVC S into a DVD readable format such as MPEG-2 with a powerful video conversion program. Once the conversion is completed, pop a blank disc into your computer's DVD drive to burn Sony HDR-AX100 XAVC S to DVD with a DVD Creator software.

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How to convert and burn Sony HDR-AX100 XAVC S to DVD on Mac?

Step 1: Add Sony HDR-AX100 XAVC S files.

Click the "Load file(s)" or "Add video" button to import Sony HDR-AX100 XAVC S files transferred from camcorder to Mac hard drive.

add Sony FDR-AX100 XAVC S files

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Press "Format" drop-down panel, select "Common Video" >"MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)" as the output file format for burning to DVD disc.

Step 3: Adjust output file resolution.

Since the footage recorded with Sony HDR-AX100 has a resolution higher than a DVD player, it is idea for you to change the output "Size(pix)" as DVD player supported "720*480" in the "Profile Settings" window.

Step 4: Start Sony HDR-AX100 to DVD MPEG-2 conversion process.

Carry out the conversion process by tapping right-bottom "Convert" button.

When the conversion is completed, find and locate the converted files by hitting the "Open" folder on the main interface, then you can easily create DVD from Sony HDR-AX100 with Pavtube DVD Creator with the detailed guides in this article: How to burn common Videos to DVD on Mac?

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