DaVinci Resolve 12 combines professional non-linear video editing with the world’s most advanced color corrector so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system! As for media importing, Davinci Resolve allows full unlimited editing and grading of DPX, CIN, EXR, QuickTime, ProRes, DNxHD and MXF files all in real time. How about the workflow of AVCHD and 4K XAVC video captured by Sony PXW-FS5 with Davinci Resolve?
From above lists, we can see that both AVCHD and the 4K XAVC video are not the native video editing format for Davinci Resolve, therefore, you won’t get a fast and fluid workflow when you try to import Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC/AVCHD to Davinci Resolve 11/9. To get the best workflow of Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC/AVCHD video with Davinci Resolve, the best solution is to transcode XAVC/AVCHD to Davinci Resolve best compatible editing codec – Prores, DNxHD or QuickTime formats.
You can perform the conversion with a simple to use application called Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac, which can comprehensively output Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC/AVCHD to Davinci Resolve 11/9 preferable editing codec including Prores, DNxHD, QuickTime with just one click. Furthermore, the application also assist to encode XAVC/AVCHD video to other professional editing codec for the smooth workflow in other professional video editing programs like Sony Vegas,Premiere Elements, After Effects CC, iMovie, Aperture 3, etc.
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Open this program, when the main interface pops up in front of you, two buttons on the left corner can do us a big favor. “Add video” and “Add from folder”. The first one is aimed to load your video clips individually, while the second can load footage as the complete one.
Step 2: Choose the suitable output format for DaVinci Resolve.
Since the best format for Davinci Resolve is DNxHD MOV, here we suggest you to select the “Avid Media Composer”>> “DNxHD (*.mov)” as the output format. Just look the screen shot below. You can also choose to output other supported format such as Apple Prores or QuickTime format from the program.
Tips: You can also click “Settings” on the main interface to set up output video codec, size, frame rate, bitrate and audio codec, bitrate, frame rate and channels.
Step 3: Start PXW-FS5 XAVC/AVCHD to Davinci Resolve conversion.
After all the settings is completed, hit right-bottom convert button to begin the conversion of Sony PXW-FS5 XAVC/AVCHD to Davinci Resolve most favorable editing codec: DNxHD MOV or Apple Prores Codec, etc.
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