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Davin Resolve Supported Video/Audio Formats for Editing

Davin Resolve Supported Video/Audio Formats for Editing

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If you are looking for a powerful professional non-linear editing tool that’s exerting in color correction, Davinci Resolve is absolutely your first choice. Professional editors who have years of training and experience can make the full potential of this program, but sometimes, you won’t get a fast and fluid post-production workflow if you’re not familiar which file formats are supported by Davinci Resolve or how to work with unsupported file formats. In the following article, I will share some issues about this two aspects.

Davinci Resolve supported file formats

DaVinci Resolve allows full unlimited editing and grading of anything in real time.
Video codec: QuickTime, Prores, DNxHD, MXF, DPX, CIN, EXR
Image format: TIFF, JPEG, MOV, TGA, BMP
Camera raw format: Blackmagic CinemaDNG RAW, ARRI Alexa RAW and Amira. RED One, EPIC , Scarlet and Dragon R3D files including +5K, monochrome and HDRx images, Cineform , Cineform 3D, Phantom Raw, GoPro, Nikon, Canon C300, C500 and 1D, 5D, 7D, Sony F65/F55/F5 RAW, Sony XAVC variants

Work unsupported formats with Davin Resolve

From above lists, we can see that Davinci Resolve handles more native camera files and video formats, however, there are still some common file formats that Davin Resolve can not handle with or have problem to handle with some file types such as AVI, MP4, MOV, MTS, M2TS, FLV, VOB, H.265, etc. Fortunately, here comes a powerful video conversion tool called Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(support Mac OS X El Capitan)/Windows, which can do you a great favor to convert virtually any incompatible file formats to Davinci Resolve acceptable editing codecs listed above.

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How to Transcode unsupported formats for Davinci Resolve?

Step 1: Load file formats into the program.
Install and launch Pavtube Video Converter for Mac on your Mac computer, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to load video files into the program.

Load video files

Step 2: Specify output file format.
Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select Davinci Resolve best supported editing codec such as “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” from “Avid Media Composer” main category menu extended list.

Output Davinci Resolve supported editing codec

Tips: If necessary, you can click “Settings” button and go to “Profiles Settings” panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels.

Step 3: Start the conversion process.
When all the settings is done, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion from video to Davinci Resolve DNxHD conversion process. Then just begin your professional Davinci Resolve workflow with your video footage immediately.

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Import Blu-ray/DVD to Davinci Resolve

If you are looking for the simplest solution to import Blu-ray/DVD to Davinci Resolve for editing, you can do to download Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Mac/Windows to rip/convert Blu-ray/DVD to Davinci Resolve best editing codec for fast and fluid editing workflow.


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