The Sony HVR-Z7U is the world's first HDV handheld camcorder that uses 1/3-inch bayonet mount interchangeable lenses. This new HDV camcorder delivers the enhanced functionality professionals have been asking for, such as an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording functionality. A streamlined nonlinear editing workflow is achieved using the supplied Memory Recording Unit, which provides HDV/DVCAM/DV file recording on a Compact Flash® solid-state memory card., as well as recording onto HDV tape. This groundbreaking camcorder also features 1080/24p/30p HDV native progressive recording modes, as well as HDMI output.
But this HDV video format came from Sony HVR-Z7U is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit smoothly the 1080/24p/30p HDV native files on your editing software,like: Adobe Premiere , Sony Vegas , Windows Moive Maker.etc
A professional video converter is essential to make Sony HVR-Z7U files editable on Adobe Premiere Elements. And Aunsoft Sony HVR-Z7U HDV Converter is the right program to convert and edit Sony HVR-Z7U HDV to playable and editable video formats.
To help Sony HVR-Z7U owners get rid of this trouble, I will show you the easiest and quickest way to convert Sony HVR-Z7U files to WMV for Adobe Premiere Elements.
Step 1. Load Sony HVR-Z7U 1080/24p/30p HDV files into Aunsoft Video Converter.
Drag and drop specified HDV files from hard drive to this program or click “Add” button on the menu bar to import video recordings. Batch video files are allowed to load, joining several video files into big one can be realized by ticking the checkbox of “Merege into one file“.
Step 2.Choose Adobe Premiere MOV/WMV as output format.
Click “Format” option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MOV (AVC) (*.mov) ,WMV, MP3G-2 as the out put format. If you get some interlacing 1080 MOV footage, just hit button “Editor”, click “Effect” and tick the checkbox of “Deinterlacing” at the bottom of editor interface. In this way, interlacing images will be removed automatically.
Step 3. Set video and audio parameters to get high quality of output file.
Click “Settings” button and you are allowed to custom several parameters. I suggest that you should set size, bitrate and frame rate exactly the same as the original video recordings. In this way, you will suffer the least loss of video quality.
Step 4. Start the conversion from Sony HVR-Z7U 1080/24p/30p HDV to MOV/WMV for Adobe Premiere Elements/CS4.
Hit the “Convert” button under the preview button and this Windows Sony Z7 HDV to Premiere Converter will start this conversion immediately.
After a while the .wmv , .mpg, .mov file will be ready in the output folder. Just run Adobe Premiere and import the .wmv/.mpg file for video editing.The output videos are compatible with other editing software like Windows Movie Marker, Kdenlive, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Roxio Toast.etc.
Tips: If you are Mac users, you can convert Sony HVR-Z7U 1080/24p/30p HDV files to other editable and playable video formats, like MOV for iMovie and Final Cut Studio(Final Cut Pro, Final Cut express), MPG for Magix Movie Edit Pro, MOV for Adobe Premiere and ect, with the help of Sony HVR-Z7U HDVNN Converter for Mac.