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Edit Panasonic FZ1000 4K in Avid Media Composer

To make Panasonic FZ1000 4K footage compatible with Avid Media Composer perfectly, the easy option is to convert the FZ1000 4K MP4 to a more editable format- DNxHD. Here is how.

Edit Panasonic FZ1000 4K in Avid Media Composer
Panasonic FZ1000 is one of the hot 4K camcorders in the market. I have experience with this camera and record some stunning 4K footage. The biggest issue I have is FZ1000 4K to Avid Media Composer importing error. Once I import Panasonic FZ1000 the 4K MP4 to Avid Media Composer, error occurred. I can't work FZ1000 4k footage with Avid MC anyway.

Well, got some tech support from Avid forum, my issue resolved. A common solution to import video 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. An alternative and decent solution is to use a third-party video app to convert Panasonic FZ1000 4K clips to Avid Media Composer native format before editing. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is what most guys recommend.

Overall, this 4K video converter provides the most reliable and professional 4K solutions to all format issues including 4K MP4, 4K MOV, 4K XAVC/XAVC S, 4K MXF and more. With it, you can transcode Panasonic FZ1000 4K videos to Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8 without any quality loss. It comes with hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as DNxHD for Avid, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere. Besides, this 4K converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K, 4K as users want. If you are working on Windows(Windows 10 included), please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

Tips Editing Panasonic FZ1000 4K MP4 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 FZ1000 4K footages and load them to the converter for conversion.

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. You'd better downscale FZ1000 4K to 1080p for easier editing. Of course, if you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.

Step 3: Start converting 4K to DNxHD

When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding FZ100 4K video for Avid Media Composer on Mac. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

After the conversion, it would be easy to import Panasonic FZ1000 4K video into Avid Media Composer 4/5/6/7/8 for natively editing.

Additional Tips:

1. This professional 4K Video Converter for 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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