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Import iPhone 4K video to Avid Media Composer for editing

The Apple new iPhone (iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus etc) camera features are impressive for a camera phone which you can use to record 4K videos in a very convenient way. When you took some fantastic videos, sure you want to share with your friends and families or uploading to the online websites. Before sharing, you may want to edit iPhone 4K videos. However, you may find it a painful experience to put iPhone 4K videos on Avid Media Composer. What’s matter? How to fix the issue? Read on to find it out.

However, the bane is that 4K videos still cannot be well supported by most popular applications including Avid Media Composer mainly because of the ultra high video resolution and the format compatibility problems. In light of this, it is quite necessary to convert iPhone 4K (MOV/MP4)  video to Apple InterMediate codec(1080p would be the best settings.), which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.

Best Tool to Convert iPhone 4K video to Avid Media Composer supported format

To achieve the goal, a professional 4K Video Converter is the key and iMedia Converter for Mac is the most ideal choice for you. Developed with the most advanced converting technology, this 4K video converter truly and fully supports input and output videos at upto 4K resolution. With it, you can import any iPhone 4K UHD recording to Avid Media Composer and other editing softwares like iMovie, FCP, Avid, After Effects, Premiere Pro, etc for professional editing. Moreover, it can help you freely enjoy your 4K videos/movies, 4K YouTube clips, 4K camcorder recordings wherever you like, such as watching 4K movies (in any format) on 4K TV and even on mobile devices. (Read review)

Free download this iPhone 4K to Avid Media Composer Video Converter

Windows use please get Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP)

Step-by-step Guide to Convert iPhone 4K video to Avid Media Composer editable format.

Step 1. Import iPhone 4K videos

Install and run the program after downloading. Then click Add to load the iPhone 4K videos you want to edit in Avid for conversion. Alternatively, you can add files by simple drag&drops.

Step 2. Choose output format

Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid.

Tips: Set proper video/ audio parameters

Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. Here you can adjust your iPhone 4K video into "1920*1080" from video size. If you would like to use default settings, simply skip this step.

Step 3. Start converting iPhone 4K video to DNxHD on Mac

When you finish all settings, click the “Convert” button to start the iPhone 4K video to DNxHD .mov conversion. After the conversion, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MOV files effortlessly. Now, it’s much easy for you to add the files to Avid Media Composer 5/5.5/6/6.5/7 for further editing.

More features of this 4K to Avid Media Composer Video Converter for Mac
-Support H.265/HEVC Encode & Decode.
-Convert 260+ video and audio formats in SD/HD/4K/
-160+ ready presets for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Game Console, VR, TV, video editors, etc.
-Customize the output resolutions to any size the users want.
-Batch conversion and super fast conversion speed.
-Allow you to complete the conversion process with three simple clicks.

Import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video to Avid Media Composer

With the Zenmuse X5 series, you have the world’s first set of Micro Four Thirds cameras built specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Bringing unparalleled imaging quality together with integrated 3-axis gimbal stabilization and remarkable ease of use, each empowers you to shoot and complete jobs like never before. They all can record 4K video easily. That’s great. But you may encounter some problems in import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video to Avid Media Composer due to the high 4K resolution and the compatibility issues of Avid Media Compose. So to make you import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video to Avid Media Composer smoothly, we specially share one solution of this trouble.

Like other NLE editing programs, Avid Media Composer has its own preferable editing codec – Avid DNxHD, which helps significantly reduce storage and bandwidth while providing mastering-quality HD media. So in order to export DNxHD codec from Zenmuse X5/X5R, a third-party program called Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate it not only enables you to directly encode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to Avid DNxHD codec, but also other professional editing codec like Apple Prores for FCP, Apple Intermediate Codec for iMovie/FCE and Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas optimized editing format.

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Adjust Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video to Avid Media Composer file for smooth editing

Step 1: Install and run 4K to Avid MC Converter on Mac. Drag and drop Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video videos to this software. Or you can click “Add video” button to import your Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video videos to the program.

Step 2: Click format column to Choose Avid Media Composer-> Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format for Avid Media Composer 8, 7, 6, 5, etc..

Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

Step 3: Tap the “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding  Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer.

Load SL (Typ 601) 4K videos to Avid Media Composer

The Leica SL (Typ 601) is a strong performer, offering 4K video, a full-frame 24-megapixel image sensor, fast, accurate autofocus, and superb build quality. It offers UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 30 or 25 fps in Super35 and Full HD (1920 x 1080) and standard HD (1280 x 720) at up to an impressive 120 fps in full-frame mode for slow motion. Have pre-ordered one for days and just curious if people have been able to work with Leica SL (Typ 601) 4K videos in Avid Media Composer natively yet?

SL (Typ 601) 4K camera can build 4K videos in MP4 and MOV wrapper. A common solution to import SL (Typ 601) 4K files to Avid is to AMA in the footage- but it won’t be 4K. Largest project you can have is 1080p. I have tried my best to make it, frustratingly, no luck.

Actually, most editing programs like Avid Media Composer still use 1080p as primary delivery format and will continue to do so for a long time. An alternative and decent solution is to use a third-party video app to convert SL (Typ 601) 4K clips to Avid Media Composer native format before editing. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is what most guys recommend. (Read review)

With it, you can transcode SL (Typ 601) 4K videos to Avid Media Composer 5/6/7 without any quality loss. It comes with hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for iMovie for better editing on Mac. This Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. The following guide tells you how to convert Leica SL (Typ 601) 4K MP4/MOV for use in Avid Media Composer editable file in detail.

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Note: Have issues when installing the app on Mac OS X El Capitan? Read the solution here.
Transcode SL (Typ 601) 4K videos to Avid Media Composer 5/6/7

1. Launch the 4K file converter and click “Add video” button to import Leica SL (Typ 601) 4K clips to the program for converting.

2. Click the “Format” to select output format. Choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as the output format.

Tip: Click the Settings button; you can recommended to set the video size, bit rate, fame rate, etc. Here you are recommended to set the video size as 1920*1080 for Avid Media Composer, as it can’t support raw 4K video well.

3. Hit “Start conversion” button to start the 4K video conversion; it will convert Leica SL (Typ 601) 4K MP4/MOV to Avid Media Composer friendly format on Mac OS X El Capitan immediately.
After the conversion, you can begin importing and editing the converted 4K videos in Avid Media Composer 5/6/7 smoothly.

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