Import Mavic Pro 4K to Davinci Resolve
The Mavic Pro camera shoots 4K video (up to 4096 x 2160) at 30 frames per second in an MOV wrapped compressed with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec. For Davinci Resolve users, when the shooting is completed, you may wish to load the Mavic Pro 4K to Davinci Resolve for some professional post editing workflow. The following article will show you get a smooth workflow of DJI Mavic Pro 4K with Davinci Resolve.
Can Davinci Resolve native import DJI Mavic Pro 4K video?
The DJI Mavic Pro record 4K MOV with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression codec, which is included in Davinci Resolve supported editing formats. However, it is well known that H.264 is a good delivery format but not a good editing format. If you try to edit DJI Mavic Pro 4K H.264 in Davinci Resolve natively, you will start to lose image quality as you do color correction or composite gradients to create greenscreen keys. There just isn’t a lot of room to work.
Therefore, to get high quality and high performance editing workflow of DJI Mavic Pro 4K with Davinci Resolve, we highly recommend you to using a the DNxHD codec, a lossy high-definition video post-production codec developed by Avid for multi-generation compositing with reduced storage and bandwidth requirements.
Transcode DJI Mavic Pro 4K to DNxHD for Davinci Resolve
To get the best editing codec for Davinci Resolve, you can download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. Which has perfect importing support for DJI Mavic Pro 4K, you can batch load multiple DJI Mavic Pro 4K video into the application for conversion at one time thanks to its batch conversion mode. The program can assist you to easily transcode DJI Mavic Pro to Davinci Resolve best compatible DNxHD codec with best quality and super fast conversion speed.
For Windows users, please download Pavtube Video Converter to perform the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks.
Step by Step to Transcode DJI Mavic Pro 4K to Davinci Resolve
Step 1: Load DJI Mavic Pro 4K video.
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 DJI Mavic Pro 4K video files into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Davinci Resolve best compatible editing codec “Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” under “Avid Media Composer”.
Step 3: Begin the 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 DJI Mavic Pro 4K to Davinci Resolve best compatible 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 get a smooth workflow of DJI Mavic Pro 4K with Davinci Resolve.