Work DJI Phantom 4 4K in Avid Media Composer

The camera on the Phantom 4 shoots smooth 4K video that makes even the most mundane shots of an overweight bearded man running around a dusty park in a floral shirt look pretty amazing. It can shoot up to 30 frames per second in 4K, and 120 frames per second in HD, making for some truly stunning slow-motion shots. Combine that with the Phantom’s tracking features, and you can pretty much recreate something that would’ve looked like an amazing shot from The Matrix a few years ago with a single drone in your backyard. 

You can use Avid Media Composer to make it easier than ever to create professional-quality video with DJI Phantom 4 4K footages. Will Avid Media Composer accept non-GoPro videos like 4K MOV/MP4 videos from DJI Phantom 4? Well, it is awesome to edit movies DJI Phantom 4 4K files in Avid Media Composer and share your masterpiece with friends, however we found more than one guys are complaining the incompatibility issues when importing DJI Phantom 4 4K to Avid Media Composer. For the purpose to help them get rid of the trouble, in this page, I will give you a quick workaround to import 4K files from DJI Phantom 4 to Avid Media Composer for post production beautifully. 

If your Phantom 4 4K files are not accepted by Media Composer, it’s probably because of the video or audio codec or the 4K high resolution incompatibility. On this occasion, you need to transcode DJI Phantom 4 4K like MOV to the Avid MC editing friendly formats and then transfer the converted MOV files to your Media Composer for editing. 

The article would show you how to convert and compress DJI Phantom 4 4K to Avid native editing format (DNxHD) step by step with a professional Video Converter for Mac from Pavtube, buy running it, there’s no need to set the codec yourself: the program has optimized presets for Avid MC. You can convert any video file to Avid compatible format without loosing quality with Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. For windows uer, please get Pavtube Video Converter

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How to Make GoPro Hero 4 video editable in Avid Media Composer? 

Step 1: Add 4K video files to the program.

Launch the software on your Mac computer, click “File” menu, select “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to import 4K video to the program.

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Step 2: Define output file format.

Click “Format” drop-down option, choose Avid Medic Composer best editing codec from “Avid Media Composer” > “Avid DNxHD(*.mov).

Define output file format

Step 3: Start conversion process

On the main interface of the program, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to encode Avid DNxHD.

When the conversion is completed, click the “Open output folder” icon on the main interface to find the converted files, you can then import and edit those files with Avid Media Composer with no problem.


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