"The DaVinci Resolve 18 can’t read my Sony a6700 MP4 video, why? I can play it on my PC with media player. If you have a solution, please share it with me as soon as possible."
“Hey all, I’ve been trying to import some Sony a6700 XAVC HS files that have the video and audio already paired together, but I constantly receive errors no matter what I do. I’ve tried using the transfer software to copy the files directly from the hard drive into the project bin, but the Sony transfer software isn’t internally compatible with Premiere Pro CC. Any ideas?”
Along with its powerful sensor and processor, the Sony a6700 brings a strong suite of professional video features from its Cinema Line series to everyday content creators and aspiring filmmakers. It is capable of 10-bit UHD 4K imagery at up to 120 fps or a top continuous shooting rate of 11 fps with AF and AE and up to 59 compressed raw still images in bursts. Record in 10-bit 4:2:2 using advanced XAVC HS and XAVC S-I formats for consistent performance and quality at bitrates up to 600 Mb/s. Can we import and edit Sony a6700 footage in DaVinci Resolve 18 and Premiere Pro CC smoothly?
Although Adobe and Blackmagic claims that Premiere Pro CC and DaVinci Resolve 18 support MP4, MOV and other hot formats importing, when using Sony a6700 XAVC HS and XAVC S-I videos in these editing program, users always meet unexpected problems, as .mp4 format is efficient, but simply isn’t engineered for complex post production effects processing. One of the common solutions is linking to the XAVC HS and XAVC S-I files via PP CC and Davinci Resolve 18, then transcode in editing software. But incompatibility still exists among different camcorder manufactures. We’d like to find something can work with all Sony a6700 files.
To solve above mentioned problems, you will need to transcode or rewrap the Sony a6700 video files that you are going to edit with DaVinci Resolve 18/Premiere Pro CC into one single file format or codec that can be easily recognized by them such as H.265 MOV, H.264 MP4, etc. One this case, a professional yet reliable Sony Video Converter like Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is desperately required. The program can assist you to effortlessly convert Sony a6700 XAVC HS to DaVinci Resolve 18 and Premiere Pro CC natively supported format without losing quality. Plus, this MP4 converter also supports converting Sony a6700 footage to Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, After Effects, Premiere Elements and more to meet your different needs. What’s more, some easy-to-use editing features like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, deinterlacing, etc are combined with the converter program. Now, follow the step-by-step guide transcoding Sony a6700 video for DaVinci Resolve 18/Premiere Pro CC.
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How to convert Soy a6700 files for editing in Premiere Pro CC and DaVinci Resolve 18?
1. Add videos
Launch the Sony a6700 video converter, you can click “Add file” button to load source XAVC HS or XAVC S-I files. It supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Set output format
For Premiere Pro CC users: Click “Format” bar and choose “Editing software > Adobe MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu.
For DaVinci Resolve users: Please set H.264 MP4, DNxHD MOV or Apple ProRes MOV as the output format.
Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.
3. Start video conversion
After all settings, hit Convert button to start transcoding Sony a6700 video for Premiere Pro CC and DaVinci Resolve 18 with the best video converter.
Once the conversion is completed, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the converted video files to your editing software easily and quickly.
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