“I got some footage from the Sony PXW-X70 camera. Resolve should natively play the XAVC S codec. But it doesn’t! I can hear the sound, but the picture is black. Just a black screen. I’m running Resolve 12, and the footage is XAVC S in a .mxf container.”
DaVinci Resolve handles more native camera files and video formats than any other real time system, that means you can edit and grade virtually any type of footage in real time! DaVinci Resolve allows full unlimited editing and grading of DPX, CIN, EXR, QuickTime, ProRes, DNxHD and MXF files all in real time.
XAVC S has been designed as a partner compression codec to XAVC with a more tightly compressed video signal. XAVC S uses the MP4 file wrapper defined by MPEG-4 Part 14 for its 4K, HD and proxy files. If you get problems to import XAVC S files to Davinci Resolve 12, just transcode XAVC S to Davinci Resolve native editing codec listed above.
To encode Davinci Resolve best compatible editing codec QuickTime, Prores or DNxHD codec, you will definitely need a professional codec producer. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(support for Mac El Capitan) is absolutely your first choice with the powerful capability to decode XAVC S to Davinci Resolve 12 all compatible codec in just one click. You will then enjoy a pretty fast and fluid workflow when doing further post-production work.
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Besides converting XAVC S files to Davinci Resolve, you can also use this application to convert other file formats such as MTS, MXF, Tivo, MKV, FLV to Davinci Resolve best compatible editing format.
How to transcode and import XAVC S to Resolve 12 on Mac El Capitan/Yosemite?
Step 1: Add XVAC S files to the program.
Add XAVC S files to the program from local Mac hard drive by clicking the “Folder” or “Video” icon on the top menu bar.
Step 2. Choose DaVinci Resolve 12 compatible format
As is mentioned above, Avid DNxHD is well supported by DaVinci Resolve 11. So just click the format bar to follow “Avid Media Compose” ＞ “Avid DNxHD 720p (*.mov)” or “Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov).”
Step 3. Edit XAVC S video(Optional)
Before importing XAVC S videos to DaVinci Resolve 12 for professional and further editing, you can use the video editor designed in this video converter to edit your XAVC S videos. Click “Edit” to open the “Video Editor” window and edit your videos by trimming (get/cut off video clips), cropping (remove unwanted areas), adding text/image/video watermarks, inserting subtitles, adding special effects, etc.
Step 4. Start conversion for DaVinci Resolve 12
Click “Convert” on main interface to start conversion from XAVC S to Avid DNxHD (*.mov) – compatible with DaVinci Resolve 12.
After conversion, import the converted XAVC S videos to Davinci Resolve 12 for real time editing and mastering.
For importing Blu-ray disc movies to Davinci Resolve for editing on Mac OS X El Capitan, you can download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac.
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