Many folks are facing the NTSC DV AVI or other AVI importing issues with DaVinci Resolve, such as trying to add gameplay that was encoded into a .avi format, but it can’t be seen by DaVinci Resolve. Let’s have a look at the following questions from some forums:
“Hi! I just loaded DaVinci Resolve 12.01 onto my HP Z800 workstation as I’m interested in the optical quality resizing feature for adding some DV footage to Blu-ray discs.
The problem I’m running into is that Resolve doesn’t see the *.avi files for adding to the media pool! I can find *.mov and *.mp4 and still image files such as PNG and BMP files. But I can’t seem to see ANY *.avi files at all (either the NTSC DV or the Matrox codec 1080p/i *.avi files on my hard drive).”
“Hello, I’m trying to add gameplay that was encoded into a .avi format and I was wondering why it can’t be seen by it? Is it because of the file size (8 gbs)?”
“Hello I recently installed Resolve 12 and I have some AVI files i need to import. opening the drives in the media browser i can see the folder but not the files in it. are there any plugins i can use to add codecs to resolve?”
For .avi files, you will ned to convert them first with something like Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, this will allow you to work in a much more professional way, it will batch convert the NTSC DV AVI file to Resolve 12 supported formats and allow you to edit the NTSC DV AVI. The best video converter that can help you transcode any AVI video to DaVinci Resolve compatible video with original quality. Besides, this software can also transcode any video files including the AVI for editing in FCP, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc NLEs. If you are running on Windows, please turn to the Windows version. Now just download it and follow the steps below to convert your AVI videos to DaVinci Resolve.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/hd-video-converter-mac/
- AppStore Download: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/pavtube-hd-video-converter/id502792488?mt=12
- Amazon Download: http://www.amazon.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Mac-Download/dp/B00QI9GNZS
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-HD-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177786.html
How to Convert the NTSC DV AVI file to DaVinci Resolve 12 formats on Mac?
Step 1: Load file formats into the program.
Install and launch Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac on your Mac computer, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to load video files into the program.
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.
Step 3. Click the “Convert” button on the main interface and the software will start to convert AVI to DaVinci Resolve 12 friendly video formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click “Open” to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to DaVinci Resolve 12 for playback on the go.