Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Canon XA35 Full HD AVHCD/MP4 in DaVinci Resolve

Summary: Here is my experience with load AVCHD mp4 clips from Cannon XA30/XA35 to DaVinci Resolve on Mac OS X El Captian, if you also have the AVCHD mp4 to DaVinci Resolve importing issues, just follow this article to solve.

I am an advisor in HR, and my hobby is shooting videos about business, for training sessions and presentations, also for home videos. I like editing the recordings with Edius Pro 7.2 and Blackmagic Davinci Resolve. This time I needed to convert my files from Cannon XA30/XA35 camcorder into Avid DNxHD F for importing into Davinci Resolve.

As AVCHD format not an ideal video format for editing softwares to support owing to its special codec, so I have to convert the AVCHD .mp4 files from Cannon XA30/XA35 into best editing codec for Davinci Resolve. 

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To accomplish the task to convert Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD .mp4 to Davinci Resolve editable Avid DNxHD mov format, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (read the review) is one good solution. This is the converter I use. Easy to use, speed, stability, very good workflow. This article will guide you through how to transcode Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD footage to best format for editing in DaVinci Resolve without problems. If you are a Windows user, then Pavtube HD Video Converter is your best choice.

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Guide: Convert Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD .mp4 clips to DNxHD MOV for DaVinci Resolve

Step 1. Download the best MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.

Install and run best AVCHD .mp4 to DNxHD Converter, and directly drag and drop Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD .mp4 videos.

Step 2. Select output video format compatible with DaVinci Resolve.

Click the drop-down list in the Format line to get the format box. And choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve importing.

Step 3. Adjust the output video's parameters as you want.

Click the Setting button after the Format to get the Profile Settings. Change the Size to 1920*1080, the and set frame rate as 30fps.

Step 4. Convert Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD .mp4 to DaVinci Resolve for editing on Mac OS X.

Click the "Convert" button to start converting Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD .mp4 to DNxHD MOV on Mac for DaVinci Resolve. When the conversion finished, you can edit Cannon XA30/XA35 AVCHD video in DaVinci Resolve smoothly.

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Pavtube MXF Converter / Mac Version: can handle MXF/MXF footage produced by Canon, Sony and Panasonic camcorders and convert MXF video files to various video format supported by popular devices such as iPad Air/4/3, iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4, Apple TV 3, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Tab S/3/2, Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3, Surface RT/Pro, PS4/PS3, WDTV, etc.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter / Mac Version:The best MTS converter on the market, which can convert MTS videos and other HD formats to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format, or convert MTS to Avid Media Composer/Adobe Premiere Pro/iMovie native supported video format.

Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.

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