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Sony’s Professional Camcorders: CineAlta, XDCAM and NXCAM


Company Overview

Sony is a leading manufacturer of digital imaging technology, catering to the budget conscious enthusiast, up to award winning cinematographers and everyone in between.
Sony embraces the passion, the emotion, the art and craft of content creation with the moving image. Sony listens, and develops technologies that empower filmmakers to create stunning imagery.

Adobe Integrations Overview

Most of Sony’s recording formats are supported by Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects and a video editor can immediately start editing natively without transcoding.

Key Differentiators

  • Sony has introduced various products and technology to meet demands of content creators in the industry.
  • CineAlta is a brand of digital motion picture cameras for cinema creation such as VENICE.
  • XDCAM camcorders have established and commonly used recording formats including XAVC and MPEG2. XDCAM has a wide range of lineup including shoulder mount style, handheld and palm sized camcorders.
  • XDCAM camcorders with E-mount interchangeable lens systems are popular among creative filmmakers, for instance, music videos, drama and commercial films.
  • NXCAM supports user-friendly formats such as XAVC S and AVCHD which are fully compatible with Sony’s consumer digital imaging products.

Adobe Products we support:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro