Monday, May 4, 2015

Edit Samsung NX1 H.265 Files in Avid Media Composer 7 on Mac

As soon as the Samsung announced that its new kind series camera has adopted the latest codec H.265/HEVC, which has a higher quality and smaller size compared with the H.264, it has been a high-performance video camera. This kind of camera has the strong capability to shoot videos at 4K video at 24 fps, UHD at 30 fps, and full 1080p HD video at up to 60 fps. It’s Samsung NX1.

While as a new guy in this video place, H.265/HEVC has not yet been accepted by most devices, players, editing software, TV and more. According to this case, how to encode or decode the H.265/HEVC footage is an emergency task for us. No matter for editing tools or media players, no matter editing in Avid MC, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects or playing on Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, etc., it is necessary for us to find a professional H.265 Encoder and Decoder to do a favor.

Different from 720p/1080p videos, the conversion of NX1 H.265 video is in a higher standard. As we know, there's no support for HEVC from non-linear editing such as Adobe Premiere, FCP X, Avid, etc currently, if we try to import Samsung NX1 to Avid Media Composer, we will have to transcode to work with the NX1 files. So, you may be scratched at how to convert NX1 H.265 files to Avid Media Composer for editing with lossless quality. Here Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended, which is superior to many other programs since it not only has perfect input support for the H.265 codec compressed footage captured with Samsung NX1 camera, but also allows users to output the optimized Avid Media Composer DNxHD format directly, then you will have no problem when importing and editing Samsung NX1 H.265 files with Avid Media Composer.


How to convert Samsung NX1 H.265 files to Avid Media Composer 7 for editing on Mac?

Step 1: Install and run it as the best H.265 Mac Converter. It supports single or batch conversion. Therefore, you are able to add individual or multiple H.265 files into the program at one time. Click the “Add video” button on the tool bar to finish the input.

Step 2: Select “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as output video format compatible with Avid Media Composer. Click the drop-down list in the format line to get the format box. Then choose “Avid Media Composer>>Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: You can preview to check the final result. Once you are happy with it, click the “Convert” button to start converting NX1 H.265 files to Avid DNxHD MOV format. It will take you a little while. When it is finished, you can edit H.265 files from Samsung NX1 in Avid Media Composer 7 smoothly on Mac with no format limitation to worry about.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can edit NX1 H.265 files in Avid MC 7 on Mac without any hassles. Good news for everyone! All of us can get 30% discount off before May, 6th, 2015. Come on!

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