Play Sony RX1R II XAVC S with QuickTime Player on Mac OS X El Capitan

Diana Joan

Oct 29, 2015 08:17 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Sony introduces its smallest, highest-megapixel full-frame camera RX1R II which shoots 1080p Full HD at up to 60p using the XAVC S compression codec for higher bit rate. When the shooting is completed, you can view the captured video on its 3.0" 1228.8 K-Dot Titling LCD monitor. For Mac users, you can get more detail and dazzling range of color when viewing the recorded video footage on your Mac computer with QuickTime player.

RX1R II XAVC S to QuickTime

Unfortunately, QuickTime player does not have the capability to deal with every videos you throw to it. In addition, unlike MP4 or MOV, the XAVC S codec captured with Sony RX1R II is not that popular with the mainstream multimedia player apps on Mac. The good new is that you can convert XAVC S to Quicktime MOV format, which is the natively supported by QuickTime player.

To make incompatible XAVC S perfectly played on QuickTime player, you can make this happen with a few clicks with Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (support Mac El Capitan), which is able to decode Sony RX1R II XAVC S to QuickTime best playable QuickTime mov format with super fast conversion speed and excellent output quality.

If you are going to do some post-production workflow of the RX1R II XAVC S video with professional video editing apps like iMovie/FCE/FCP/Avid/Premiere Elements/Premiere Pro/Davinci Resolve, you can miss our program since it can comprehensive export all professional editing codec like AIC/Prores/DNxHD or programs specially optimized file formats for all the programs listed above.

How to convert and play Sony RX1R II XAVC S with QuickTime Player on El Capitan?

Step 1: Add Sony RX1R II XAVC S files.

Launch the program on your computer, add RX1R II XAVC S files to the program by clicking the "Add Video" or "Add folder" button.

Import Sony RXIR II XAVC S files

Step 2: Choose output file format.

From "Format" drop-down option, choose QuickTime natively supported format by following "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)".

Specify output file format

Step 3: Customize output video and audio settings.

Open "Profile Settings" window to adjust output video and audio parameter settings such as video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, channels, etc according to your own preference.

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start RXIR II XAVC S video to QuickTime mov conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, you will have no limitation to enjoy Sony RX1R II video footage on QuickTime player.


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