The X-S20 is a mid-range mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor which replaces the previous X-S10 model in the Fujifilm range. The newer camera offers a highest quality rate of 6.2K/30P, plus DCI 4K/60P, 1080/60P, 1080/240P, recorded in 4:2:2 10-bit internally up to 360Mbps. The previous model offered a highest quality rate of DCI 4K/60p video recorded in 4:2:0 10-bit internally.
DaVinci Resolve is a good software to edit video clips from camera on your computer. But if you are an experienced DaVinci Resolve user, you may learn that it is not so easy to import Fujifilm X-S20 MOV files into DaVinci Resolve (incl. DaVinci Resolve 18). DaVinci Resolve ought to accept most of the popular 8K/6K/4K cameras, such as Fujifilm X-S20, Nikon Z8, Lumix DC-S5IIX, which capture videos in H.265 format, but sometimes you may get error messages like "The GPU failed to perform image processing because of an error", "unreecognized file format", "DaVinci Resolve crashed after the file is imported" when you’re trying to edit H.265 files in DaVinci Resolve.
How to import Fujifilm X-S20 files to DaVinci Resolve without any problem?
Possible Solution: Ideally you want to preserve that whole folder structure for maximum compatibility, and not just import the single Fujifilm X-S20 files to DaVinci Resolve.
100% Working Solution: Transcoding Fujifilm X-S20 H.265 file to Editing-Friendly Format for DaVinci Resolve
The best method to avoid any problem and save time is to convert Fujifilm X-S20 footages for DaVinci Resolve. To do this, you’re recommended to use the easy-to-use yet powerful video converter and decoder – Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, a lossless procedure that just changes the way in which your audio and video are stored inside the file, or potentially convert H.265 to an editing codec like H.264, Apple ProRes, which DaVinci Resolve should have no problems with, even on older hardware.
To solve Fujifilm X-S20 H.265 or other incompatible issues, you’re suggested to download and install Acrok Video Conerter Ultimate on your computer first. The process is straightforward and only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion without facing any glitches. Below is a simple tutorial on how to convert Fujifilm X-S20 H.265 to DaVinci Resolve compatible format for further smooth editing.
[Tutorial] How to decode Fujifilm X-S20 H.265 to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly codec/format
Step 1: Install, and launch the H.265 to DaVinci Resolve converter and click the “Add File” icon to import the Fujifilm X-S20 videos to be converted. You can also directly drag and drop your video files to the program. Batch conversion is supported. And this program can convert & process footage in virtually any format, incl. hevc, h.264, mp4, mkv, avi, wmv, m2ts, avchd, in whatever resolution or codec.
Step 2: For Windows users, click “Format” bar and move mouse cursor to “Editing Software” category. Here you can select “Apple ProRes 422 MOV” as the output format. Also you can choose “DNxHD” codec for converting H.265 to DaVinci Resolve. Optionally, you can click the “Settings” button to adjust frame rate, resolution, bit rate, and more.
If you are Mac user, please select Apple ProRes MOV profile under "Final Cut Pro" category.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate offers the easiest way to transcode video/audio files among AVI, WMV, MKV, MP4, XAVC, XAVC S, MXF, MTS, M2TS, TiVo, MOV, FLV, 3GP, VOB to fit various multimedia devices or to edit with iMovie (Apple Intermediate Codec), Final Cut Pro (ProRes), Avid Media Composer (DNxHD), Adobe Premiere (MPEG-2/WMV), and more with fast encoding speed and excellent video quality.
Tip: You can cut, crop, merge, rotate and make some easy video edits in a linear manner with EaseFab Video Converter.
Step 3: Hit the big “Convert” button and it will begin fast video decoding, conversion and processing your Fujifilm X-S20 footage at one go. That’s all you are required to do. In fact, this video converter can help you do more.
Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” button to import the generated ProRes or DNxHD files from the source Fujifilm X-S20 H.265 files to DaVinci Resolve . Now your edits will fly.