Load MP4 files from Canon EOS R8 to DaVinci Resolve

How to Get DaVinci Resolve Work with Canon EOS R8 MP4 files

Get DaVinci Resolve Work with Canon EOS R8 MP4 files

The Canon EOS R8 is an entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera, featuring the 24.2MP CMOS sensor from the EOS R6 II. It brings Canon's latest AF capabilities and much improved video to the same body as the existing EOS RP. The point here, you will find it a painful experience to upload Canon EOS R8 MP4 movies to DaVinci Resolve (including the lastest 18 and 17/16/15). There are frequently asked questions such as not showing the video only audio, unsupported file type when playing and editing Canon EOS R8 4K footage video in MP4 format. If you're facing issues to import Canon EOS R8 MP4 (H.264/H.265 codec) footage into DaVinci Resolve for movie making, here is a great tutorial for you, guarantee to make your Canon EOS R8 files and DaVinci Resolve friendly.

Although, Pinnacle Studio claims that it is compatible with the H.264 and H.265 MP4 files, a compressed output format is still not an ideal editing format. It can only work with Apple ProRes MOV, DNxHD MOV and QuickTime MOV files perfectly. To prepare Canon EOS R8 footage for editing in DaVinci Resolve, the easy option is to convert Canon EOS R8 MP4 to DaVinci Resolve supported files. The work can be effortlessly done along with some help from MP4 to DaVinci Resolve Converter.

Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (For Windows | For Mac) works as the best 4K Video Converter. It helps you fast transcode Canon EOS R8 H.264 and H.265 footage to DaVinci Resolve preferred formats e.g. MOV for easier editing. Plus, it supports converting all Canon Mirrorless Cameras MP4 files to DaVinci Resolve with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. What's more, it's the optimal tool for transcoding Fujifilm, Sony, GoPro, Nikon, Panasonic, DJI, etc camera or camcorder videos to kinds of NLE programs Premiere Pro, Vegas Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro and more.

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Key Features of Canon Video Converter

- Turn MP4 files into editable footage in DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, Final Ct Pro, iMovie, etc.
- Support MPEG-2, H.264, H.265, Apple ProRes, DVCPRO, HDV, DNxHD, AIC output.
- Recode any format recordings to MP4, MOV, MKV, M4V, FLV, WMV, etc. for different uses.
- Create playable files for Tablets, Smartphones, Smart TVs, and other 4K/HD media players.
- Add multiple Canon camera/camcorder files to convert at a time and merge them into one file.
- Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to any video format/any audio format.

How to convert Canon EOS R8 MP4 files for editing in DaVinci Resove?

If you're using a Windows PC, simply turn to its Windows version. Below I will take the Mac version of MP4 video converter for example to show you how to encode Canon EOS R8 MP4 to ProRes and DNxHD codec on Mac. The process in Windows is almost the same.


Load 4K footage into Acrok program

After downloading Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac on your computer, launch it and load your Canon EOS R8 MP4 files by clicking "Add file" icon to import .mp4 clips from your source folder. Batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time. You can play the loaded videos with preview window. If you want to convert multiple Canon EOS R8 videos to a single file, simply click the "Settings" menu to choose the "Merge all files Into One" to combine all the added video files into one.

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Choose output format

Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Here we choose "Final Cut Pro" -> "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output, which seems to be the best one due to the great video quality but small size. Of course, ProRes 4444 MOV is also the proper formats for Pinnacle.

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For getting DNxHD MOV, you need to select DNxHD (*.mov ) under "Editing Software" category. By clicking the Settings button beside Profile, you can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

After your files are imported - but before you convert, you can use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac's on-board video editing tool to control the action. You can access all available editing functions by either clicking Edit beside the movie clips.

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Start video covnersion

Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding Canon EOS R8 4K MP4 for importing to DaVinci Resolve.

Soon after the conversion is finished, just click "Open" button to get the convert Canon EOS R8 MP4 files for edit in DaVinci Resolve 18/17/6/15/14 perfectly.

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