As a video editing software package for Microsoft Windows distributed by Ulead system, Corel VideoStudio allows both storyboard and timeline-oriented editing. Although different formats are supported for source clips by Corel VideoStudio, however, a lot of people complain that they fail to import MP4 video to Corel VideoStudio just as the conditions described below:
“I can’t import an MP4 video file from my video camera. I received a Systemerrorand the application shut down. I have already installed Service Pack 1.”
Supported file formats for Corel VideoStudio X10
To answer above listed question, we should be clear of what are supported importing file formats for Corel VideoStudio, from the user guide of Corel VideoStudio X10, we can see that you can native load the following video file types into Corel VideoStudio X10:
AVCHD, DV, HDV, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-1/2/4, Divx, SWF, M2T, M2TS, TOD, MOD, M4V, WebM, 3GP, WMV, No-encrypted DVD titles, MOV (H.264), MKV, XAVC, MXF, HEVC (H.265)
The MP4 files that you downloaded from online sites or recorded with your cameras, camcorders or portable devices may be compressed with other Corel VideoStudio X10 not readable codec such as H.264 MP4 or MVC MP4, VC-1 MP4, Real Video MP4, etc. When in that condition, you will need to perform a codec transcoding process to successfully load MP4 files to Corel VideoStudio.
Convert unsupported MP4 for Corel VideoStudio X10 editing
If you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use application to fix the format incompatible issue, we highly recommend you to download Pavtube Video Converter, which has full importing support for all 4K/2K/HD/SD MP4 files encoded with various different video and audio compression codec. Thanks for its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple MP4 files into the application for conversion at one time to save your precious time. Here, you can easily produce Corel VideoStudio supported editing formats such as DV, AVI, MPEG-1/2/4, Divx, WMV, MOV (H.264), MKV, HEVC (H.265) with perfect quality and super-fast encoding speed.
Edit MP4 with built-in editing options
Before loading the MP4 video into Corel VideoStudio X10 for adding transitions, overlay, etc, you can choose to complete some simple editing task with the built-in editing options offered by the program. You can flip or rotate video to change video orientation or direction, trim or cut video to remove unwanted parts from the beginning or end, crop video to get off the black edges or size area, add video/image/transparent text watermark, apply special rendering effect, insert external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to video.
How to Convert Unsupported MP4 for Corel VideoStudio 10 Editing?
Step 1: Load unsupported MP4 video.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source MP4 video files into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Corel VideoStudio X10 supported editing formats to output, here, we highly recommend you to choose “MOV (AVC)(*.mov) – H.264 MOV Video for NLE (non linear edition)”.
Step 3: Edit MP4 video.
On the top tool bar on the main interface, click the pencil like icon to open “Video Editor” window, you can flip or rotate MP4 video, trim MP4 movies to remove the unwanted parts by setting the start and end time, crop to remove the black borders or unwanted area by dragging the dash line around the video frame, add text/image/video watermark, apply special rendering effect, add external subtitles, etc.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from MP4 to Corel VideoStudio X10 supported editing formats.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problem to import and edit converted video with Corel VideoStudio X10.