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Which way i can convert MOV to Avid DNxHD for Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12

June 13, 2016

Have trouble importing H.264 MOV files into Davinci Resolve for further editing? If so, follow the quick-start guide to learn how to prepare MOV videos for editing in Resovle 11 without quality loss.

When editing videos like MOV in Davinci Resolve, many people are facing the issues. The most typical one is the video, audio showing problems. First of all, have a look at the related problems:

Q:h264 .mov files importing only audio
Does anyone know how to resolve this, pulling my hair out and had to revert to Resolve 11 to get my work done. No video is loading on .h264 .mov files… It’s like the codec is missing and Davinci Resolve is just importing the audio track.



Well, although Davinci Resolve claimed it supports MOV, the highly compressed H.264 encoded .mov is not ideal for editing yet- even if Resolve 11 can successfully ingest your videos, it still needs a long time for rendering. If you want to use an easy way to solve the trouble, you can convert MOV to a native format, DNxHD codec file, for directly transferring toDavinci Resolve for further editing. Along with some help from the Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (Get Windows version here), it can be done.

This is an easy-to-use MOV converter for you, which can help you change MOV into a different format like MPEG-2, WMV with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for smooth editing without any trouble. Besides, with it you may also convert MOV to Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. Don't hesitate to install the video converter program now.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Transcoding MOV files for Editing in DaVinci Resolve

1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the MOV files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.



2. Choose DaVinic Resolve preferred format. Click Format bar, you can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve.



Tips: Adjust video, audio settings

Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

3. After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the MOV video to DNxHD conversion for DaVinci Resolve on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing MOV files in DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 with light speed.

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Captured some MOV files from Canon 5D Mark IV. To edit with Davinci, I've tried your suggestion - convert MOV to DNxHD. Brorsoft work perfectly.



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