How Did I Edit video Clips in Avid from a Drone with Video Camera

Summary: This guide easily show you how to use a professional Video Converter to convert footage from a Drone with camera to Avid DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer on Mac.

When you prepare to import this drone videos into Avid on your mac, you find that your mac doesn’t recognize the video or part of the video at all, in the other word the Avid can’t edit the video smoothly as the drone video format is not supported by Avid.

In generally, the most compatible format for editing in Avid is DNxHD MOV, while almost camera(drone video camera included) recording video with other easy-to-record format like XAVC, XAVC S, AVCHD, MTS, MXF, ect. 

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To convert drone video to Avid DNxHD MOV on Mac OS X, this Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(review) is highly recommended for its simplicity, efficiency and reliable work flow.


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Convert Drone Files to Avid DNxHD MOV on Mac

Step 1: Add drone files to the program.

Click “Files” menu, from its drop-down option, select “Add Video/Audio” to load source drone files to the program.

Step 2: Select Avid DNxHD as output format.

From “Format” drop-down panel, select “Avid Media Composer” > “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as the output file format for editing with Avid editing programs.

Step 3: Adjust output profile settings.

Open “Profile Settings” window to adjust the output file video codec, size, bit rate, sample rate, audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels according to your own needs.

Step 4: Convert drone file to Avid Media Composer.

After all the settings is over, start the conversion process by hitting the right-bottom “Convert” button.

When the conversion is completed, click the “Open” 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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Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.

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