The Phantom 4 Pro features more powerful video processing and a 20-megapixel CMOS sensor. It captures H.264 4K video at 60fps or H.265 4K/30fps with a 100Mbps bitrate. When you got some 4K videos from a DJI Phantom 4 Pro, you may look around a tutorial to know how to work Phantom 4 Pro video with Avid MC. In this tutorial, I will share a guide on how to import DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K H.265 to Avid Media Composer
for further editing. Read on to get some tips and tricks.
As mentioned above, the Phantom 4 Pro can record 4K videos in H.265 or H.264 codec. Whereas, we can't bring 4K footage from Phantom 4 Pro to Avid Media Composer directly due to the codec incompatibility(See how to work H.265 in Avid Media Composer
.). As we know, DNxHD codec is the best editing video codec for Avid Media Composer, so we can convert Phantom 4 Pro 4K H.265 to DNxHD(1080p would be the best settings.), which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.
Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac
is the solid tool to help users make the 4K H.265 to DNxHD transcoding on Mac OS X.
With it, you effortlessly convert 4K videos shot from Phantom 4 Pro to Avid highly compatible DNxHD MOV, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple ProRes, etc. allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit iMovie, iDVD, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, etc. For working 4K files on Windows PC, you can turn to 4K Video Converter
. Below are the steps on converting Phantom 4 Pro 4K H.265 to DnxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer.
Step 1: Load 4K footage to the converter
Run the best Phantom 4 Pro H.265 converter
and click "Add" button to load Phantom 4 Pro footage 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 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.
Step 3: Start converting 4K H.265 to DNxHD
When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding Phantom 4 Pro 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 DJI Phantom 4 Pro footage into Avid Media Composer for natively editing.
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