Tuesday, January 6, 2015

4K image videos in Avid MC-Importing Panasonic hc-x1000 4K/MOV/MP4 files to Avid Media Composer

Confused in converting Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Videos to Avid Media Composer for editing or playing on Mac (Yosemite) and Windows (Widows 8.1)? Read on to learn details.

Panasonic HC-X1000E (HCX1000E) 4K Ultra HD Camcorder with Leica Dicomar Lens, records 4K 60p/50p onto SD card
The HC-X1000 is a full-fledged 4K camcorder supporting various recording formats, like 4K/Cinmea 4K/Full-HD, frame rates including 60p/50p/24p and a host of professional functions. Its 4K resolution produces stunning, lifelike images, and its compact body adds agile mobility. Idea for professionals shooting documentaries and events.

Versatile recording formats and bit rates prepare HC-X1000 for use in a wide range of applications. The AVCHD recording format is joined by MOV and MP4 for quick and easy editing. Full-HD recording employs all-intra compression for a maximum bit rate of 200Mbpa. This brings outstanding quality to image production. Works with Final Cut Pro X.

I have got a Panasonic HC-X1000 for days. Just curious if people have been able to work with the HC-X1000 4K/AVCHD in Avid Media Composer natively yet.Is there anybody that has found a fast reliable workflow that actually saves time? Is there conversion software that will actually use all available processor cores and available memory to make this process go fast?



On Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD or XDCAM codec for editing, and DNxHD codec is the first choice. To edit 4K/MOV/MP4 files from HC-X1000E in Avid Media Composer smoothly, what I’ve figured out is that the best solution is to transcode Panasonic 4k video format to DNxHD codec, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid Media Composer. For this purpose, this article will show you how to convert Panasonic HC-X1000E to DNxHD .mov in detail.

The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app called Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Pamasonic HC-X1000 shot videos to Avid DNxHD keeping the original quality. Besides Avid MC, this software can also export MPEG-2 or MOV for Premiere Pro, MPEG-2 Premiere Element, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, Brorsoft Video Converter is the alternative choice.

Tips Editing Panasonic HC-X1000 4K MP4/MOV in Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Load 4K footage to the converter

Run the best 4K to Avid Media Composer Converter and click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button, browse to the Panasonic GH4 footages and load them to the converter for conversion. You can check the “Merge into one” box to join several 4K files together.



Step 2: Choose a proper output format

Click “Format” bar to choose output format. You are recommended to choose “Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)” as the target format.



Tip: Advanced 4K video settings Click "Settings" button if you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. Note: If you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.

Step 3: Start converting HC-X1000 4K to DNxHD

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start transcoding Panasonic HC-X1000 4K video for Avid Media Composer on Mac. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

After the conversion, it’s freely to import Panasonic HC-X1000E 4K MP4/MOV footage into Avid Media Composer for natively editing.

Additional Tips:

1. This professional 4K Video Converter Mac not only can encode 4K files to Avid MC, but also enable you to import 4K videos in MP4, MOV, XAVC, XAVC S, MXF, etc format to Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and more editing programs.

2. If you want to learn more tips and tricks about how to play, edit, convert and share 4K Ultra HD videos in Windows/Mac, please link to 4K Workflow.

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