Monday, June 1, 2015

Edit DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Video in Premiere Elements 13

Summary: With the Phantom 2 Vision+, you can records MP4 formats, but most users may find a problem when converting DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ MP4 to Premiere for editing. These MP4 files are clunky to edit requiring much rendering when in a Premiere Elements 13 timeline.

As we know, MP4 is widely used for saving media datum. And it can be found in lots of places, such as camcorders (GoPro/Sony or other camcorders), websites (YouTube/Fox or other Video websites) and even the newly aerial apparatus like DJI Phantom 2 Vision+. It is a common video format for users to share.

Although MP4 is in the supported file formats of Adobe Premiere Elements, sometimes, you will find it's not easy to import MP4 to Premiere Elements for editing. There are some video or audio codec problems when you try to use a MP4 file in Premiere Elements even with the latest Premiere Elements 13. Actually, this is due to the MP4 files codec: Adobe Premiere Elements only accept H.264 codecs instead of others. While, MP4 is a container format which hold various video and audio codecs and that's why you will encounter problems when you attempt to edit MP4 videos in Premiere Elements.

Afterwards, when you got a pile of MP4 files from different source, there’s no luck Premiere Elements 13 can support all of your MP4 media. To fix the problem, you can try to install MP4 codecs for Premiere Elements or change your MP4 file extension to MOV. If two methods do not work, there is also an easy way to fix the issue. The easy option is to convert MP4 to Premiere Elements supported file format like MPEG-2. Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What's need is just a common video converter like Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, which can help you transcode MP4 to MPEG-2 video with maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Elements 13 under Mac OS X Yosemite.

Several simple clicks to convert DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ video to Premiere Elements 13:

Step 1: Download Mac HD Video Converter, and follow the prompts to install the program. When the installation is complete, the best DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ MP4 Converter will launch automatically.

Step 2: Click “Add video” button to load DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ MP4 recordings or directly drag the files into file list. By default, the files are selected. You can delete files which you don’t want to import to.

Step 3: Click “Format” bar to determine output format. For best image quality, click the format bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas>>MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format.

Step 4: 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 5: You can preview to check the final result. Once you are satisfied with it, click the “Convert” button to start converting DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ MP4 to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Elements 13 flawlessly. It will take you a little while.

Conclusion: Once the conversion process is complete, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated files for editing DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ MP4 in Premiere Elements 13 with optimum performance.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Edit Sony HX90V XAVC S in Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM

Summary: Error when importing HX90V XAVC S to Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM? Trouble editing HX90V XAVC S in Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM? Don’t worry. I sincerely hope this paper can do you a favor.

Sony Cybershot HX90V is the world’s smallest superzoom camera that can record full HD 1080p videos in AVCHD or in the high-quality XAVC S format at 50 Mbps in multiple frame rates. While, there are a few issues when it comes to viewing, importing and editing Sony HX90V XAVC S files in editing software like Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM. Luckily, I’ve figured out an effective way to import XAVC S to Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM flawlessly.

“I’m using the Sony HX90V to make a short film and we are shooting XAVC S videos with it. Is there an easy way that allows easy import XAVC S from Sony HX90V to Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM directly, without having to use any complex plug-in. I’m seeking for HX90V XAVC S best workflow.”

XAVC S format is efficient, but simply isn’t engineered to maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. Uncompressed HD format delivers superior image quality, but data rates and file sizes can stop a workflow dead in its tracks. On the contrary, best suitable format delivers both efficiency and quality without compromises. So, before editing HX90V XAVC S in Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM and searching on their relatively official website, you’d better convert HX90V XAVC S to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas, AVI for Pinnacle and WMV for Windows Movie Maker with a powerful third-party program. I recommend you to try Pavtube Video Converter, which is a professional tool for Windows users to transcode XAVC S to Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM with the best quality. What’s more? It supports encoding XAVC S to more video editing software compatible file types like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and etc.


How to edit Sony HX90V XAVC S in Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM?

Step 1: Run the best XAVC S Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load XAVC S videos from Sony HX90V. If you want to load several files at one time, “Add from folder” button is available.

Step 2: Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Tips: For editing in Pinnacle, choose “HD Video>>AVI HD Video (*.avi)”.
For editing in Windows Movie Maker, choose “HD Video>>WMV HD (*.wmv)”.

Step 3: Adjust video and audio parameters, including the bit rate of video and audio, the codec of video and audio, video size, sample rate, frame rate, audio channels, etc., in the Profile Settings by hitting “Settings” button.

Step 4: Click “Convert” button to start encoding HX90V XAVC S to MPEG-2, AVI, WMV especially for importing to Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM.

Conclusion: When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted HX90V footage into Sony Vegas/Pinnacle/WMM to do further editing without hassles.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Play Canon Videos on Windows Media Player

Summary: Canon digital cameras--both still and video devices--can record movie files. These files are saved onto either an SD memory card or a built-in hard drive. Once imported to a computer, users can view the Canon videos in any media player, including WMP. How to play Canon videos on Windows Media Player?

As the default media player in Windows operating system, Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP), makes it easy to play audio, video and view images for Windows users. However, many files contain video streams that are encoded using codecs that WMP cannot normally interpret. When you attempt to playback such a file, problems may be encountered.

Canon videos to Windows Media Player playback problem:
“I have used Canon C300 camcorder borrowed from my friend one month ago. I recorded some exciting videos at weekends. But after I transferred the footages to my Windows computer and find that the Canon MXF files can’t be played by Windows Media Player, can you help me?”

“I found a codec that allows me to view Canon MXF files in Windows Media Player but it won't play the audio. Does anyone know of a codec/decoder that allows one to view MXF files with audio in WMP?”

Since Canon MXF becomes a popular recording video format, many people have been wondering “Can Windows Media Player play Canon MXF files?” According to Microsoft support website, Windows Media Player (WMP) still won’t support Canon MXF files. Though we can make Windows Media Player play Canon MXF video by install some codecs. If you search more you will learn that Canon MXF is a container format which may contain multiple video and audio streams. If the Canon MXF video or audio codec is not WMP installed codec supported one, WMP won’t play Canon MXF video of this kind.

In order to solve this incompatible issue, we had better convert Canon videos to Windows Media Player more supported video format like WMV, AVI. Here Pavtube Video Converter is just the right Canon video to Windows Media Player converter which can convert all kinds of Canon video files.


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Detailed steps about how to play Canon videos on Windows Media Player:

Step 1: Download, install and launch the smart Video Converter. Click “Add video” or “Add from folder” button to load Canon videos to the program. You can also directly drag the files to the main interface.

Step 2: For playing Canon videos in Windows Media Player smoothly, you can hit the “Format” bar to choose “HD Video>>AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as best 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: Now everything has been settled, and don’t forget to set the file location. Click “Convert” button to start the conversion work and click “Open” when you finish your conversion to check your converted files.

Conclusion: Now, you can enjoy playing Canon videos on Windows Media Player without any hassles. We still have money saving bundles & deals for you. Why not seize the chance to purchase fantastic goods with attractive price?

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Work DJI Inspire 1 4K Videos with Adobe Premiere Pro

What would you do to work with the DJI Inspire 1 4K videos in Adobe Premiere Pro? How can I solve the problems if I was failed in importing DJI Inspire 1 4K videos? This post aims to teach you how to freely import the DJI Inspire 1 4K footage to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing.

"I am doing some inspire 1 4K video editing, I see my desktop is very powerful, however, when I palyback the video in Premiere, it's very choppy, and not easy to do the editing. Does any pros have any idea on 4K in Premiere workflow? Much appreciated!"

Frankly speaking, it is not easy to solve the problems when you wann edit your 4K videos in NLEs. Due to the supported formats for Premiere Pro, we cannot directly inhest DJI 4K footage to Adobe PPro. On the other hand especially for 4K, we have to say we need some other third-party tools to resize the 4K files to 1080p on Mac/PC there.

If you actually wanna edit the DJI Inspire 1 4K videos in Adobe Premiere Pro, just convert the DJI 4K to MPEG-2 is the necessary step. Thus, Pavtube Video Converter for Windows (Mac version) is highly recommended to you! This strong program can convert almost all 4K footage to be suitable for most hot NLEs like FCP, iMovie, Avid MC, or some media player for playback etc. What’s more, we can adjust the output videos so nicely with its’ functional items. Let’s have more details.

How to Convert DJI Inspire 4K videos to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro?
Step 1: Click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to load original DJI Inspire 4K videos to the program. Or you can simply drag&drop the videos to the software.

Step 2. Go to "Format" pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats in this column are the good choices as well.

Tip: Click the "Settings" button, you are able to enter the "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video and audio parameters for the converted files, including video size, bit rate, frame rate and more.

Step 3: Tap the Convert button to start transcoding DJI Inspire 4K MP4/MOV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.

As soon as you get the output videos from this program, we are glad to find the generated videos via "Open" button. Now, we would like to tell you to transfer the footage to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Samsung NX500 H.265 to FCP X Workflow on Mac OS X Yosemite

Convert and edit our Samsung NX500 H.265 movies in FCP X on Mac OS X Yosemite? Do you have any good suggestions for H.265 to FCP X workflow? Well, for those nonlinear editors, we here have already found a professional NX500 to FCP X decoder to edit the H.265 recordings in FCP X without troubles.

With the FCP X best supported and limited video formats, not only for Samsung NX500 H.265 but also for other high definition videos such like AVCHD, XAVC, etc, we are failed in directly importing H.265 projects to FCP X for editing. The NX500 supports both 4K and UHD video recording, utilizing BSI APS-C sensors, the largest BSI sensor currently available, which provides more flexibility when it comes to capturing movies. So a professional third-party H.265 to FCP X assistant is necessary for us to work the job well.

How to convert Samsung NX500 H.265 to ProRes MOV for editing in FCP X? 

After comparing with others, we found that Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac can be the best solution to import NX500 H.265 video clips to FCP X for editing. With it, you not only can convert Samsung NX500/NX1 HEVC (H.265) videos to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV for easily playing, but also can convert HEVC (H.265) files to the editing tools with professional codec. Besides, the built-in video editor allows you to modify your videos by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects and more. You can take this H.265 to PPro workflow as a good example. What’s the specific details?

Steps on converting Samsung NX500 H.265 to ProRes MOV for FCP X:
Step 1. Launch the program and click “Add” button to import the Samsung NX500 H.265 files to the program. Batch conversion is supported.

Step 2. Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format for opening with FCP X.
From the ‘Profile’ list, move to ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue, and select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as target format. Apple ProRes is the best suited editing codec for FCP X.

Step 3. Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels.

Go back to the main interface and click the icon ‘Convert’, we can easily make the work done. Then just follow the FCP X transferring tips, it would be nice to edit the Samsung NX500 H.265 files in FCP X.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Open Sony WX500 XAVC S Videos in VLC on Windows/Mac

‘I just had a 2-day shoot last week on the Sony WX500 and I must say I'm really excited about this camera! But when I wanna enjoy the xavc recordings on VLC media player on Windows, it crashed and errors appeared on the screen like ‘unsupported errors’. Does it mean I cannot import my WX500 xavc s files to VLC for playback?’

Have you ever met some questions mentioned above related to Sony WX500 XAVC S recordings? For the high definition output XAVC S recordings, it is common that we may be failed in editing or playing the Sony WX500 XAVC S files, right? Don’t worry too much, in the following guide, we can find the best solutions to smoothly open Sony WX500 XAVC S files in VLC for playback on Windows/Mac.

Sony WX500, which is designed to meet the requirements of novice photographers and offers a collection of automatic shooting options. It can be shot in Full-HD at 8 bit and 4:2:0 at up to 50Mbps in AVCHS, MP4 or the new XAVC S format at 50/60p. Just as we know that XAVC usually cannot be accepted such in iMovieAvid or upload to YouTube, etc. So we need some useful XAVC tips to play XVAC S videos onVLC nicely.

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac---Easily convert WX500 XAVC S to VLC for playback. (Windows version), which we can effortlessly and flawlessly transcode Sony WX500 XAVC S footage to VLC normally supported AVI. To make your XAVC files playable and readable by most portable devices and applications, this is a professional XAVC assistant to help us a lot with easy operation and faster speed. Let’s see how!

How to open Sony WX500 XAVC S files in VLC on Windows/Mac?
Step 1.Install this trail version on your Mac before purchasing to make sure everything goes right. After launching this app , click “File”>”Add Video/Audio ” to load your XAVC files, you can double click it to have a review on the preview window.

Step 2. As we mentioned above, here we would like to suggest you to come to the output list to choose the ‘HD Video’>>’AVI HD Video (*.avi)’ as the best one for VLC media player. By the way, MP4 is also an available choice for us.

Step 3. Click this “Settings” button, it will bring you to this UI , no matter the Bit rate or Frame rate, Size (pix) all here for you to make the adjustment. You can see the whole file size if you considering about uploading them online while the file size is required for smaller one.

As soon as we have finished all the preparation work, we suggest you to go to the main interface to hit the ‘Convert’ button to get the work started. Up to here, you will not be worried about the XAVC S to VLC for playback. Let’s just enjoy the Sony WX500 recordings here!

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Get Pinnacle Studio 17 Recognize iPhone Video Files?

Summary: If you have troubles in opening iPhone videos in Pinnacle Studio for editing, just follow this article to get the iPhone to Pinnacle Studio solutions nicely.

Firstly, for all Apple users, it is common that we may meet some related questions when importing our recordings shot from iPhone to Pinnacle Studio 17 for further editing. It is said that Pinnacle Studio won't support editing the MOV files created by your iPhone(including iPhone 6/5/4) natively. On the hand, we cannot open the iPhone videos in FCPAdobe Premiere Prop, etc. What’s the efficient solution?

Actually, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Since iPhone videos are usually encoded in H.264 MOV, which are not editable-friendly in Pinnacle Studio, you can get a iPhone video converter and transcode iPhone videos to MPEG-2, which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing. For this purpose, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac we’d like to introduce to you as the professional iPhone to Pinnacle Studio converter there. Only with several steps, we can easily make the iPhone videos accepted by Pinnacle Studio, do you believe that?

Workflow on converting iPhone MP4 to MPEG-2 MPG for editing in Pinnacle Studio:

Step 1. Add iPhone Video clips
Install and launch the iPhone video to Pinnacle Converter and load source clips to it with ‘Add files’.

Step 2. To seek the best output for Pinnacle Studio on the output list. We suggest you to drop down it and find the ‘Adobe Premiere Pro’>>’MPEG-2 MPG’ as the best one as we mentioned above.

Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

At the end after the preparation, click the convert button; it will start converting iPhone video for importing to Pinnacle Studio immediately. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted iPhone files into Pinnacle Studio to do further editing.

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