Import H.265 to Avid Media Composer
Category : Avid Media Composer
Have shot some H.265 video with Samsung NX1/NX500 or DJI Phantom/Inspire/Mavic Pro camera and wish to load them into Avid Media Composer. However, you may be disappointed to find that your Avid Media Composer lacks the ability to deal with this new codec. How to fix that? The following will show how to get a smooth workflow of H.265 video with Avid Media Composer.
Download Media Composer AMA plugin for H.265
Some people suggest to download a Media Composer AMA plugin for handling the H.265 files, however, from AMA plugin page, we don’t find the plug-in for H.265 files. In addition, Avid Media Composer isn’t going to make any update with support for this new codec.
Transcode H.265 to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer
Since the AMA plug-in doesn’t work, therefore, the most effective solution is transcoding H.265 to Avid Media Composer supported file formats. For those people who wish to get a high quality and high performance workflow, we highly recommend you to transcode H.265 to DNxHD codec, a lossy high-definition video post-production codec developed by Avid for multi-generation compositing with reduced storage and bandwidth requirements.
Here, you can easily export DNxHD codec by downloading Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. The program has perfect importing support for H.265 files shot with Samsung NX1/NX500, DJI Phantom/Inspire/Mavic Pro camera. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple H.265 files into the application at one time for conversion. With the program, you can efficiently convert H.265 to Avid Media Composer most favorable DNxHD codec with perfect quality and super fast conversion speed.
Adjust output profile parameters
Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
For Windows users, please download Pavtube Video Converter to perform the same conversion on Windows 10/8.1/8/7.
Step by Step to Convert H.265 to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer Editing
Step 1: Load H.265 files into the application.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import H.265 files from Samsung or DJI camera into the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Avid Media Composer best compatible
“Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” under “Avid Media Composer” main category.
Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.
Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video codec, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality. If your computer is not powerful enough, you can compress 4K to 1080p from “Size(pix)” drop-down list.
Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from H.265 to Avid Media Composer DNxHD codec.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can have a smooth workflow of the editing format with Avid Media Composer.