With XAVC you can future-proof your work. It supports 8 and 10-bit colour depth as well as 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 colour sampling and wide colour gamut, providing excellent headroom for colour correction and grading. XAVC also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) shooting.
Shoot in any resolution you like. XAVC has been designed to support all current popular AV media resolutions, including 4K, QFHD, 2K and HD. XAVC also supports next generation 8K (7680×4320) recording – as introduced with Sony’s ILCE-1 full-frame camera using the latest XAVC HS operating points. XAVC also supports up to 96kHz/24bit audio.
Choose between post-production-friendly Intra-Frame and file-size-saving Long GOP recording, depending on what you’re shooting and your expected market. XAVC also offers proxy sub-stream and various metadata for flexible post-production.
Sept. 2022 – XAVC Encode Supported Products list updated. [PDF]
June 2022 – XAVC Format Version 2.1 has been released. [PDF]
Please note all PDFs are in English-only
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Sony Catalyst Production Suite provides the backbone for your video productions. From Catalyst Browse, our powerful cross-platform logging tool, and Catalyst Prepare, our media preparation solution which reads formats from other manufacturers as well as our own, we can provide an end-to-end solution for your XAVC workflow.
Our all-in-one clip management application – Sony Content Browser – also supports the latest portfolio of camcorders and decks, including NXCAM, XDCAM, XDCAM EX and XAVC formats.