Canon 5D Mark IV is a new DSLR that released not long ago, now more and more uses choose to buy Canon 5D4 to take photos and record videos. Have you encountered the issue to edit Canon 5D Mark IV with Avid Media Composer? In this article we will share the best way to import videos from Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer, and you can edit Canon 5D4 files with Avid MC in native supported DNxHD codec.
Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer editing issue
“Hi there, I bought Canon 5D Mark IV several days ago, I bought this DSLR mainly for video recording, because I want to use it to record landscape when I go travel. This week I recorded some full HD 1080p videos with Canon 5D Mark IV, when I load the recorded clips into Avid Media Composer for editing, I found the Avid MC can’t support Canon 5D Mark IV recorded videos smoothly, what’s the reason? Should I convert Canon 5D Mark IV videos to other codec or format for Avid Media Composer? Any suggestion is appreciated, thank you very much!”
The question showed above is asked by a Canon 5D Mark IV user, on camera related forums and websites many users are talking about the Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer editing issue, they find the Avid MC can’t edit 5D Mark IV recorded videos smoothly, and they don’t know the best way to solve this editing issue. Why Avid Media Composer can’t edit Canon 5D Mark IV videos? It is because Canon 5D Mark IV recorded videos are in H.264 codec MOV format, this codec is not native editing codec for Avid Media Composer, Avid MC native supported codec is DNxHD codec, only with DNxHD codec can you edit videos natively with Avid Media Composer, in this case the best Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer editing workflow is to convert Canon 5D Mark IV videos to DNxHD codec.
From the information above you may have known that you need to convert Canon 5D Mark IV recorded videos to Avid Media Composer DNxHD codec, to most users it is hard to find an excellent DNxHD converter, in order to help you convert Canon 5D Mark IV videos easily, we recommend you to use Acrok HD Video Converter, this is the best DNxHD codec converter on the market, it can convert HD videos like MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, M4V, etc. to any video formats you need, this program also has rich optimized formats for editing software, such as Apple prores codec for FCP X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, WMV/MOV format for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, etc. with Acrok HD Video Converter you don’t need to worry about video playback issues and video editing issues.
Step 1. Install Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid converter on your computer, both Windows version and Mac version are available to use, you can use Acrok converter to convert videos from Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer DNxHD on Windows and Mac OS.
Step 2. Run this Canon 5D Mark IV video converter APP, you will see the main interface, click “Add Files” button to import the videos that you want to convert, you can add batch files at one time, batch loading and converting is supported by this Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid converter.
Step 3. Select Avid Media Composer DNxHD codec for output. Click format column and choose Editing software -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov), this format is native supported by Avid Media Composer. If you want to convert your videos to other formats, you can choose output format according to your need.
Step 4. Adjust output parameters. This Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid converter has easy-to-use customization feature, after you selected the output format, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. just adjust them according to your need.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Canon 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer DNxHD conversion process.
Acrok HD Video Converter will convert Canon 5D Mark IV H.264 videos to DNxHD codec with top speed and quality, when the conversion is finished, you can import converted videos into Avid Media Composer for editing natively, and you won’t have any importing and editing issues.
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