Avid Media Composer is a wonderful video editing tool especially with the most advanced color corrector. It is one of the few applications on the planet that can take anything you throw at it. It is completely geared towards any kind of workflow, be it cinema-based, television-based or internet-based. You may recorded some videos in MOV format from your iPhone smartphone and want to import them to Avid MC for better editing. However, sometimes you may find it a painful experience to import iPhone MOV files including iPhone 4K MOV video to Avid Media Composer, and you may have encountered problems. Why? How to get iPhone videos to Avid Media Composer on Mac or PC? In this guide, you can get the best solution.
Why failed to Import iPhone video to Avid Media Composer?
Actually, this is due to the MOV format. iPhone generally records the MOV format videos. But Avid Media Composer only supports some video formats and two formats are best for it.
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- Avid DNxHD: Create mastering-quality HD media at dramatically reduced file sizes, shattering the barriers to real-time HD productivity.
- Avid DNxHR: A greater range of media resolutions. Go from lightweight yet beautifully detailed proxies to mastering-quality HD or 4K. Plus, DNxHR is completely backwards compatible with DNxHD.
Convert iPhone Video to Avid Media Composer
So you may encounter some problems importing iPhone videos to Avid Media Composer. To get iPhone MOV files work with Avid Media Composer perfectly, you need to transcode iPhone MOV to Avid Media Composer more edit-friendly format like Avid DNxHD. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac can be of great help in this task.
With it, you can effortlessly transcode 720p/1080p/2k/4k MOV video files from iPhone (iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s etc) to Avid DNxHD for Avid on Mac(OS Sierra included) without losing quality. Besides iPhoneMOV, this video convert program can also help to convert between any popular video and audio formats like MP4, MTS, MXF, H.265, MKV, VOB, AVI, WMV, MTS, etc. as you need. It also provides you the best g=output format for Adobe Premiere Pro, FCE, iMovie, FCP, Davinci Resolve etc. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark, adjust effect and more to your video files.
If you are running on Windows, get Pavtube Video Converter to convert iPhone video to Avid MC supported video on Windows (10).
How to Convert iPhone videos to Avid Media Composer Editable video on Mac?
1. Import iPhone videos
Install and run the program after downloading. Then click Add to load the iPhone videos you want to edit in Avid for conversion. Alternatively, you can add files by simple drag&drops.
2. Choose output format
Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid. You are also allowed to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels by clicking “Settings” icon.
Tip: To edit the video, click “Edit” to use the crisp editing features like trimming, deinterlacing, flipping, adding special effect/text watermark, etc.
3. Start the iPhone video to DNxHD conversion
After all the settings, now you’ve come to the last step: click the "Convert" button to start converting your videos. The conversion time depends on your computer speed, file length, etc. Generally, it won’t take much a long time. When the conversion completes, get the converted Avid compatible videos in the output folder and import them to Avid Media Composer without any troubles.
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