Load 4K H.265 video from Lumix GH5s to DaVinci Resolve 16

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Load 4K H.265 video from Lumix GH5s to DaVinci Resolve 16

Can’t import Lumix GH5s files into DaVinci Resolve 16

After upgrading DaVinci Resolve to its its newest version DaVinci Resolve 16 (2019), many people encounter problems when loading Lumix GH5s 4K H.265 file into DaVinci Resolve 16 as below:

1. Hi There, I have just downloaded the new update for DaVinci Resolve 16 from DaVinci Resolve 15 and now I can’t import anything containing my 4K H.265 files from the Panasonic Lumix GH5s. I have tried importing through the media browser and also from FILE. Does anyone have any idea? Many thanks.

2. DaVinci Resolve 16 crashes when importing .mov and .mp4 from Lumix GH5s…anyone else experience this?
Workaround for now: drag all .mov files into a folder without the associated meta data files.

Workflow of Lumix GH5s files with DaVinci Resolve 16

Although DaVinci Resolve 16 lets you work with 4K files directly from Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony camearas and cameras without file transcoding or wrapping. However, people still fail to load Lumix GH5s 4K MOV and MP4 files into DaVinci Resolve 16 due to some unknown reasons. It would be very time consuming for you to find out the reason by yourself. The best simple way is transcoding Lumix GH5s H.265 files to DaVinci Resolve 16 specially optimized QuickTime MOV video formats, so that you can directly import 4K H265 into DaVinci Resolve 16.

Here, you can easily done the conversion with Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, which can easily transcode H.265 MOV/MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, to DaVinci Resolve 16/15/14 specially optimized QuickTime MOV (H.264) format. Besides that, you can also do some simple video editing work of the 4K/1080P H.265 files before loading them into DaVinci Resolve, you can merge separate files into one, split large files into small ones by file size, count or length, trim video length to cut off unwanted parts, crop video to remove the black edges, etc, add video/image/transparent text watermark, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to video.

Download the Lumix GH5s to DaVinci Resolve Converter:

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How to convert Lumix GH5s 4K H.265 files for DaVinci Resolve?

Step 1: Load Lumix GH5s files into the program.
Run H.265 to DaVinci Resolve Converter on your computer. On the main interface, click “Add File”  or “Add from folder” button to the program.

Acrok Video Converter Ultimate - convert H.265 for DaVinci Resolve

Step 2: Choose DaVinci Resolve optimized file format.
Click “Format” drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit Lumix GH5s 4K H.265 videos in DaVinci Resolve 16, then 4K Video > 4K MOV Video (*.mov) is the suitable one.

Convert H.265 video to QuickTime MOV for DaVinci Resolve 16

To import and edit Lumix GH5s 4K H.265 videos in DaVinci Resolve 15, 14 and other lower versions, please choose “Editing Software > Avid DNxHD 1080P (*.mov)” or “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as our put format.

Convert H.265 to DNxHD MOV for editing in DaVinci Resolve

Convert H.265 to ProRes 422 MOV for using in DaVinci Resolve

Step 3: Edit Lumix GH5s files.
Select an item on the main interface to activate the ” Edit” function, in the opened video editor window, you can trim video file length, crop video file size, add watermark, apply special rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video or add external subtitles to video, etc.

Step 4: Start conversion.
After all the setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion of Lumix GH5s files to DaVinci Resolve 16, 15, 14 conversion process. When the conversion is completed, click “Open” to locate the conveted videos, you will have no problem to import Lumix GH5s files to DaVinci Resolve for editing.

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