Friday, January 30, 2015

Edit MXF Commercial Production Movies for Uploading to YouTube/Vimeo

Looking for some efficient solution on uploading your MXF recordings shot by Canon XF300 camera to YouTube and Vimeo? However it seems that this job could be a litter hard for us to complete, right? Without the professional MXF assistant to help us to convert and edit these MXF recordings with the suitable formats, we will be trapped in this situation. Let’s see why and how.

‘Our company has shot some commercial production movies by Canon XF300 camera and we planned to advertise them on YouTube and Vimeo to do a good promotion. However, cause the recordings are encoded by MXF, some errors like ‘refused’ appeared on the screen. We are now seeking some solutions to this workflow;

While we have known that MXF is a prevalent audio & video container format mainly applied in some digital camcorders like Cannon XF300. On the other hand, YouTube is the most popular website where we can upload our favorite to it for sharing online with more other people. However, the YouTube only supports videos in AVI, FLV, MPEGPS, MPEG4, MOV, 3GP and WebM formats for uploading. So in this way, besides for MXF, such as MTS is not available for YouTube/Vimeo. 

Professional MXF converting assistat----Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac
With it, you can easily transcode the MXF files to any YouTube compatible format you need in a rather high quality and speed. Once gained such a MXF converter, uploading your MXF files to YouTube is never a headache to you. It is also available for Sony footage, etc. Windows version is also allowed here!

Some specific steps of converting MXF to compatible ones for YouTube/Vimeo are allowed here:
Step 1.Load our source MXF files
When you download and install the MXF program, open the main interface and choose the ‘Add video’ to load you files in. For the multiple video clips we can hit the ‘Merge into one file’ to combine them into a complete one.

Step 2 Choose individual output ones for YouTube and Vimeo

Stepping into the output list and on the output list, you can choose the ‘Flash Video’>>’FLV H.264 (*.flv)’ for YouTube like this:

While for Vimeo, you should select this item, ‘HD Video’>>’AVI HD Video(*.avi)’ as the most compatible one.

Notes: For other usage of these MXF footage? Why not take the following MXF Video Converter Review as good references?

Step 3. Make your movies more enjoyable with ‘Edit’ here.
Most of you guys must have the desire of a further editing with your output videos, right? On the main interface, ‘Edit’ is waiting for you. ‘Trim’ to decide where to start and where to end, ‘Crop’ to cut some unwanted clips, ‘Subtitles’ to add some explanations to your audience.

At the end, after you have finished your preparation job, just go back to the main interface to click the ‘Convert’ button, you can start your conversion job. Both for converting and editing MXF files, this program can handle the job well. What are you waiting for?


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Edit Panasonic Lumix GH4 4K Videos in Premier Pro CC

Panasonic Lumix GH4, as a new flagship mirrorless camera, it is the first kind to offer 4K video recordings. The new GH4 comes-in at a higher level to satisfy video professionals who want to film in 4k using a relatively affordable interchangeable lens camera. From some users who love adventure said, due to Panasonic Lumix GH4 camera’s feature, they can usually take some short amazing instants. They can show these moments to public after editing iniMovie/FCE, etc or play on media players such as the popular Xbox one 

That is a really cool idea! Right? While some users are confused in troubles of editing 4K videos in Premiere Pro, they wanna some help to solve this problem. GH4 4K camera has mainly the format are MTS which is unfriendly with Premiere Pro. Indeed we need get the Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac to edit 4K videos in Premiere Pro CC well.

Take the following steps below to convert 4K MTS to WMV, MPG or MOV---three best formats supported by Premiere Pro CC.

Step 1.Launch the program and open the main interface to hit the ‘Add videos’ and ‘Add from folder’ to load our original 4K videos

Step 2.Chooose the best supported formats for Premiere Pro on the output list, ‘Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas’>>’MPEG-2 (*.mpg)’ as the good one. For other teo alternative ones you can also take a try.

Step 3.Do some simple editing if you like? Click the ‘Edit’ item on the main interface, here we can choose to set the our output video bitrates, frame rates or audio channels, etc.

Finally, just go back to the main interface to hit the red big button ‘Convert’ to start our conversion work. Then it’s time to transfer our 4K files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC nicely for editing. Now, still more questions?


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

New Workflow: Panasonic AG AC-130A AVCHD to FCP X for Editing

‘I just got a new Panasonic AG-AC130A camcorder that shoots AVCHD onto a SD card. I shot some video with it set to record at 1080/60i. When I open my FCP X on Mac, the footages cannot be recognized in FCP X. I searched the method and tried the Log and Transfer, but still failed. Any help? ---Someone asked on Panasonic forum.

If you are professional editors who usually work with FCP, you must find it is common that the issues appeared above, right? Cause the video codec with Final Cut Pro limitation, we may be trapped in importing AVCHD MTS files in FCP X for editing. Panasonic AG AC-130A AVCHD recordings can be the typical one. While this high resolution AVCHD MTS format, it seems not only be refused by FCP, for other like Sony VegasAvid MC, or play AVCHD movies on PC? Maybe all these questions you can find best answers in the following article.

Cause Final Cut Pro doesn’t support AG-AC130A 1080P AVCHD well, for editing AG-AC130A AVCHD video in FCP X, you can convert AG-AC130A AVCHD video files to Final Cut Pro friendly editing video format via a professional AVCHD to FCP X converter on Mac. Fortunately, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is such a good assistant which can easily help you convert AVCHD MTS to ProRes MOV for smoothly editing in FCP X. Also, it is available for other NLEs. Let’s get a further learning below.

Lessons on how to convert AVCHD MTS to ProRes MOV for nice editing in FCP X
Step 1.  Load Panasonic AG-AC130 MTS files
Run Pavtube MTS to ProRes Converter and then click “Add video” button to load 1080p MTS files from Panasonic AG-AC130 AVCHD camcorder to the Mac program. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert.

Step 2. Set ProRes MOV as output
Come to the output list when you clicking the ‘Format’ bar, drop down the list and you can easily find the item ‘Final Cut Pro’>>’Apple ProRes Codec 422 (*.mov)’ as the best output one.

Step 3. Optional function for output 
If you need, you can click ‘Settings’to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss

At the end, don’t forget to go back to the main interface to hit the ‘Convert’ button to start your work. Aftertransferring files into FCP X, you can enjoy editing your AVCHD MTS recordings from Panasonic AG AC-130 camcorder. It will not take you a lot of time of waiting the conversion work with the fast speed.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Can Premiere Pro CS6 Work Friendly with Canon MXF Files?

Premiere Pro CS6 no longer handles Canon MXF files? Read this post to know it is true or not and how to overcome the difficulties.

‘Can Premiere Pro CS6 handle with Canon MXF files still?’ 
This is a question that frequently appears on Canon column online buy some media fans or other video editors. As the following example you can see:’ I’m a creative cloud subscriber and download the lasted version of Premiere Pro. In the past, there’s no trouble when I import Canon files but today I get a ‘generic error’ here. It doesn't matter if I import video shot today, or video shot last month and successfully edited in Premiere Pro in the past. What gives?

Tips: Though Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 has upgraded form CS4/CS5, it still has no ability of working some incompatible formats, such as Common MP4Panasonic MXF recordings, etc. That’s the reason why we need to find some MXF converters to make our MXF files smoothly edit in Premiere Pro CS6. Let’s move on!

To search for the causes, some answers may be listed on the Internet such like ‘error sequence’, with the non-royalty bearing mode in Premiere Pro CS6, or the project contained a sequence that could not be opened. But for Premiere Pro best supported video formats , MPG, MOV or WMV is the traditional way for different versions of Premiere Pro. To suit for the stability of Premiere Pro, what other measures can we take?  

Canon MXF to Premiere Converter for Mac/Win---such a perfect converting tool that can make Premiere friendly with Canon MXF files. During a short conversion process, just get rid of the worries of such ‘error sequence’ or ‘non-native formats’. Why not take the following steps to have a try?

Note: Biggest high-light of this program: can convert MXF files with output multi-track audio just in your personal settings. No worries about missing your audio any more.

Add your Canon MXF files directly with USB cable connected with your Canon camera or in another way, click the ‘Add video’ or ‘Add from folder’ to load source files. For Premiere Pro CS6, special choosing items we can select here:’Adobe Premiere’>>’WMV VC-1 (*.wmv), MPEG-2 (*.mpg) or MOV AVC (*.mov).

Additionally for multi-track output videos, easily find the ‘Multi-track Video’ to ‘Multi-track MOV (*.mov) to get your wanted files in a convenient way as the picture below:

‘Settings’ for output video before you click the ‘Convert’ button. Both for video and audio items, you can adjust what you want here, such as video size, bitrate, or frame rate, etc. More, how to transfer files in Premiere Pro in a correct way here may help those who are going to work with this editing tool for first time.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Turn MKV FLAC into AC3/AAC 5.1 in M4V for Enjoying on HDTV

As the question asked on some audio forums: ‘How could we enjoy our MKV FLAC movies on HDTV? Something wrong always happens with the FLAC audios. Also the MKV format as the container format, it seems not be compatible well with HDTV, right?’ In this article, we can find the key point to make MKV FLAC played smoothly on HDTV. Efficient way: Convert your MKV FLAC to AC3/AAC 5.1 M4V, which could be considered as the suitable one for HDTV.

The common MKV files we see are coded with H.264 video and AAC audio. As the demand of high quality audio enjoyment, more and more MKV files are codec with DTS AC3, FLAC audio. MKV FLAC can give people extraordinary listening experience as audio coded is used the lossless audio format FLAC. However, the compatibility of MKV FLAC is quite limited, such like playing on VLC Player, etc?

Pavtube Video Converter---Best choice for us to convert MKV FLAC to M4V AC3/AAC 5.1.(Mac version)
Not only work for video’s conversion, but also be available for audios. This professional FLAC to AC3/AAC converter can get rid of the trouble of watching MKV FLAC videos on HDTV. What’s more, it can also change 5.1 channel to stereo easily. Let’s watch more details about how to work this conversion well.

Key features of this FLAC to AC3/AAC Converter:
Convert MKV files and other videos for playback on iPad, Xoom, Galaxy Tab, TouchPad, etc.
Free to select wanted subs/audio/video track to be kept in the output files.
Select certain chapters in a source file to convert at will.
Trim certain clips to convert without having to convert the entire file.
Add text, image, and video watermark, etc.
Easy operation and concise interface.

Guide: Let me show you how to convert MKV FLAC to M4V AC3/AAC on HDTV in details.
Step 1. Add your MKV FLAC files
Launch this MKV FLAC to AC3 converter on your computer and walk into the main interface. On the left corner, we can click the ‘Add file’ to import our files. 

Step 2. Choose M4V as the output for HDTV
Then it’s time to click the ‘Format’ to get into the output list, in the ‘Common Video’, we here suggest you to choose the ‘M4V-MPEG-4-Video(*.m4v)’ as the output one.

Step to set your ACC 5.1 channels?
Don’t forget to open the ‘Settings’ button on the main interface to adjust your audios. In the ‘Audio’ profiles, we can change the audio codec as ‘ACC’ and the ‘Audio Channel’ as ‘5.1’. It can meet our requirements as mentioned above.

At the end of this page, hit the red button ‘Convert’, we can wait for the output result with a high conversion speed. So just enjoy your MKV FLAC files on HDTV! What’s more, with the upgraded Windows version of, we can encode and decode our H.265/HEVC videos well. Is that cool? 

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Smooth Workflow: GoPro Hero4 (Black) 4K Footage to FCP X/7

Looking for a nice way of encoding your GoPro Hero4(Black) 4K footage to FCP x/7? For a first step, do you know clearly how to convert your GoPro 4K to the FCP most suitable one ProRes codec? The following guide may tell you some solutions about it.

Pay more attention to GoPro Hero4(Black) camera.
With the sharpest footage and the most user-friendly version, GoPro’s new Hero 4 black edition camera features a standard waterproof housing for recording in up to 131' of water. And one of most stunning features is that it can capture stunning 4K footage in 30fps. But as we know, the majority of playback, editing work is not easy for NELs, such like Avid MC, or in some other ways, upload 4K videos to YouTube?

How to make 4K MP4 from GoPro Hero 4 accepted by FCP X/7?
For all you know that there are several types of ProRes codec only supported for FCP, so is it necessary for us to find an assistant that can handle this trouble well? Although there are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Well, Pavtube 4K MP4 to FCP Video Converter for Mac is considered to be the best 4K to 1080 converter. 

Import your GoPro 4K footage from camera to computer, launch the program, click the ‘Add Video’ or ‘Add from folder’, you can load then in. This program supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files into it at a time. Click the "Format" drop down list to select output format like MOV, AVI, MPEG-2. If you want to play or edit GoPro Hero4 videos on decent media player or editing programs, you’d better set a preset profile that best meets your needs. For example, if you want to edit GoPro Hero4 MP4 in FCP X/7, “Final Cut Pro> Apple ProRes Codec 422 (*.mov)” would be the best choice. 

Set video resolution? Click the ‘Settings’ button on the main interface, you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K to 1080p, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p. 

In the end, tap the ‘Convert’ item, you can wait for your output videos with a high speed. As you are the first time to work with FCP, you take the transfer tips here as the reference. So do you still worry about how to edit your GoPro 4K videos in FCP X/7? Just enjoy yourselves!


Thursday, January 8, 2015

Ingest JVC HD Everio GZ-RX110BE 1080/50p AVCHD to Premiere Pro CC/CS

If you ask me how to import our JVC HD Everio GZ-RX110BE 1080/50p AVCHD MTS files to Premiere Pro CC or CS for editing, please read the following article.

Overview: If you get the recordings from JVC HD Everio GZ-RX110BE camera, have you ever met some questions on how to the 1080p/50p AVCHD MTS files in Premiere Pro CC/CS? During the following paper, you won’t miss the solutions. Additionally, for other JVC videos editing in iMovie/FCE, etc, we can also take a good reference.

First of all, I don’t know how what the features this JVC GZ-RX110BE camera attracts you so much, but there indeed some main hot points exist for those JVC fans. Something we should know like below:
  • Waterproof to 5m; 
  • 1/5.8-inch CMOS with 2.5Mpixels; 
  • AVCHD video format at up to 1080/50p; 
  • shockproof when dropped from up to 1.5m; 
  • 40x optical zoom; 60x dynamic zoom; 
  • Wi-Fi control via Android or iOS app 

The AVCHD format from JVC camcorders is not friendly for Mac. To edit, play or share JVC AVCHD footage on Mac, you will need to convert JVC MTS files to best compatible format for Mac OS. Only by converting can you avoid video playback, editing and importing problems due to the recorded AVCHD format. Fortunately, in the following paper, I can share the JVC AVCHD MTS to Premiere Converter for you, it’s the best workaround to handle this job well.

To get the work done, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac/Windows is highly recommended. It's a professional yet decent JVC GZ-RX110BE AVCHD to Premiere Pro Converter which can help you transcode JVC GZ-RX110BE .mts video to Premiere Pro supported video format (h.264 MOV/mpeg-2 MPG/ wmv3 WMV) with several simple steps. Just do some clicks on your mouse with your finger, you can easily convert JVC GZ-RX110BE files to Premiere Pro on Windows/Mac.

Notes: After tested so well, this program can work well with the latest Mac operation OS X Yosemite and Windows 10. So you will not worry about the updated versions there.

When download the program from the official website, do not forget to load your original JVC MTS files in as the first step. Then we could find the suitable ones as output list as we mentioned above. Drop down the list, select the ‘Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas’>>’MPEG-2 MPG’ as the most compatible one. Surely we can make the MOV and WMV as the other choices.

We also have the optional choices here, on the main interface, ‘Settings’ and ‘Edit’ are tow effective ones we should pay attention to. Adjust your video and audio settings in ‘Settings’ or make some output video effects in ‘Edit’. In other words, we sometimes call this program as Tiny Editor’. Today, I’d like to introduce the ‘Options’ there to you. There you can find some different optional functions that differs from some other related programs.

Of course the functions we mentioned above you can just only take a reference. If you have done all the preparation work, just click the ‘Convert’ we can let the program go. With a faster speed, we can get our output files for Premiere Pro as soon as possible.

Tips: No ideas of transferring files to Premiere Pro CC/CS? Some related transferring guides could help you out of the trouble. Do you wanna a try? Good luck!


Sunday, January 4, 2015

Top Windows H.265/HEVC Encoder and Video Converter on PC

Today here we are going to introduce you the best H.265/HEVC encoder or video converter on PC Windows. Would you like to join us to enjoy more?

Overview: For saving more storage space? In order to obtain a higher quality? H.265/HEVC can be a good codec assistant to help you a lot. So have you thought of converting your HD videos on Windows to H.265/HEVC to achieve the nice effect? However, due to this new codec, not so many third-party tools can handle this work well. In this article, we would like to introduce you a powerful H.265/HEVC encoder especially for Windows users. Here, let's get closer to H.265/HEVC encoder!

H.265/HEVC, what’s the true meaning?

HEVC, short form for High Efficiency Video Coding, is a video compression standard successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC. So HEVC also known as H.265. HEVC is targeted at next-generation HDTV displays and content capture systems which feature progressive scanned frame rates and display resolutions from QVGA (320×240) to 4K UHD 4320p (8192×4320), as well as improved picture quality in terms of noise level, color spaces, and dynamic range. 

Attractive advantage that can attracts you so much: Higher quality, smaller size
HEVC was designed to substantially improve coding efficiency compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC HP, that is to say, to reduce bitrate requirements by half with comparable image quality, at the expense of increased computational complexity. Given the same quality video, HEVC H.265 video can reduce file size of 52% for 480p video, 56% for 720p video, 56% for 720p video, 62% for 1080p video and 64% for 4K UHD video compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC.

Best H.265/HEVC encoder recommended: Pavtube Video Converter
Pavtube H.265/HEVC encoder, which is a professional video converter that can transcode almost all footage to others to be suitable for NELs or media players. With the recent upgraded version, it can support the H.265 encode and decode. so if you have some HEVC H.265 video, you may need to convert HEVC to H.264 or other video formats like converting H.265 to AVI, WMV, ASF, MKV, FLV, WebM, MP3, WMA, M4A, FLAC, etc for various uses.

Some main features you’d better know well:
  • 1.As a professional HEVC decoder, HEVC H.265 converter can decode and convert HEVC H.265 video in various resolution like 4K UHD 4320p, 8k to all most video formats such as convert HEVC to MP4, MOV, AVI, 3GP, FLV, H.264, MKV, WMV, RM, Xvid, DivX, MXF, ASF, WebM, ProRes, WTV, etc., and can extract audio, music from HEVC and save as MP3, M4A, OGG, FLAC, Apple Lossless ALAC, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA, etc.
  • 2.As an excellent HEVC encoder, HEVC Converter can encode and convert HEVC H.265 from various video formats including convert to HEVC H.265 from MP4, MOV, AVI, 3GP, FLV, H.264, MKV, WMV, RM, RMVB, VOB, Xvid, DivX, HD, AVCH, MTS, TS, MXF, ProRes, etc.
  • 3.All in all, Pavtube Video Converter is complete video toolbox to convert, edit, enhance, download, burn, organize, capture, and watch video in over 150 formats including the latest HEVC H.264 video.
  • 4.Supported Windows System: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 2000.

Download and install this H.265/HEVC encoder on your PC Windows correctly according to its instructions. Step by step guide is allowed here for you guys to take a detailed reference:


Step 1. Add source video files
To add source video to the HEVC Video Converter, you can directly drag and drop them into the program window or go to “File” from menu bar and then choose’Add video/folder’ to import your original footage nicely.

Step 2.Transcode H.265/HEVC videos to other common suitable ones. All the choices you can select on the output list when you opened the ‘Format’ bar on the main interface. Look the screen shot below, you can learn how to encode files to H.265/HEVC as output. In the ‘HD Video’ button, you must find the compatible one there.’H.265 HD Video(*.mp4)’, why not have a try、

Notes; Cause this kind of codec can bring us the high quality and smaller size, so we need to wait much more time of waiting for the conversion result. 

Step 3. Adjust some output settings
From the ‘Settings’ button on the main interface, we can set the output videos as we need or favorite. Such as the video size, etc. Here we should mention you that the changes of default with bitrates or frame rate could decide the conversion speed. Of course you can just leave the default there.

Final step, go back to the main interface to press on the red big button ‘Convert’, we can start this job smoothly. From some HD camcorders, we already have some experience of encoding H.265/HEVC recordings here you can open for a reference such as Samsung NX1 H.265 etc. For any other suggestions or opinions, why not leave as the comments below?

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