Hot Q & A:
Q: The V-Raptor cinema camera is 35.4-megapixel full frame sensor, rolling CMOS, has 8k at 120 fps and 17:9, 6k at 198 fps and Super35, or 4k at 240 fps and back to 17:9. It has a superb 17+ stops of dynamic range, and then all of the usual features you would expect. Can we import and edit the 8K R3D footage in Final Cut Pro X on macOS 12 Monterey directly?
The answer is NO. The recorded R3D videos present vivid images. However, it's a headache to edit R3D video in Final Cut Pro X since it's not recognized by FCP X. In order to successfully import RED R3D files to FCP X for editing, the best solution is to convert R3D to FCP X supported video formats like Apple ProRes MOV.
Q: I recorded some 6K RAW footage with RED KOMODO, but I can't play it on Windows 10 laptop. Which media player can recognize and play the .r3d videos? I plan to upload the footage to YouTube, but I can't edit it on my laptop. What should I do?
A: Although satisfying the most requirements of media interchange, RED R3D still has a long way to go to be popularized. Inevitably, you may find that another R3D player is needed rather than Windows Media Player or Mac QuickTime. If you want to play R3D files, the best way is to find a media player that can supports playing R3D files as well as be compatible with the Mac or Windows OS. For better and freer enjoyment of the professional video experience brought by R3D, we provide Acrok Video Converter Ultimate here. This RED Video Converter is capable of converting R3D to 2D and even 3D video formats, like MOV, AVI, MP4, M4V, MPG, MKV, WMV, etc; Convert RED R3D to Apple ProRes 422, DNxHD, H.264, H.265, etc; And it is a free media player for playing RED R3D video on computer. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. All the smart video editing features lets you get a video with all the factors you prefer. Mac users who want to convert the R3D files to other cmmon format can turn to Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
Best RED R3D Video Converter - Acrok Video Converter Ultimate
Convert R3D to Compatible Formats and Devices, play R3D videos freely
- Convert R3D to MOV, MP4, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP3, M4A and other 150+ video/audio formats.
- Convert R3D to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Windows Media Player, Windows Moive Maker, ect. for further editing.
- Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD for playing on any degital devices.
- Built-in video editor allow to trim, crop, add subtitle, watermark, effects to the video.
- Transfer video to iPhone, iPad, Android and other devices easily.
- Convert R3D to YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, Wistia, vooPlayer, etc.
Features of RED R3D Video Converter
Convert R3D to Almost All Video Formats
This RED R3D Converter supports all popular video formats, altogether almost 150 formats. The program allows you to easily convert R3D videos to MP4, MOV, AVI, MPEG, MKV, WMV, MPEG2, M4V, RMVB and ProRes video. In addition, this R3D Video Converter enables you to convert general R3D files into HD video format, even 4K UHD format. Also, this R3D Converter program can convert R3D file to 3D video. What amazes you is that there is no loss of quality during conversion and 100% original quality.
Edit R3D Video as Your Wish
Convert R3D Videos for Portable Devices
This R3D Converter offers you various editing features to personalize and define your R3D videos. This program allows you to cut and combine your desired video clips, crop the video size, add the text/image watermark to the video, and set 3D mode. You can also adjust the video effect. The R3D Converter software helps you adjust the volume of the audio and video parameters like contrast, hue, saturation, and brightness according to your needs for a better audio-visual effect.
This RED Video Converter will help you capture recorded RED 8K, 6K, 5K,4K .r3d videos in all popular formats compatible with popular portable devices, such as iPhone 13 (mini, Pro, Pro Max), iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, Samsung Galaxy S22, Samsung Galaxy Note 204, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and then download it so you can enjoy the videos at home or at anytime and anywhere.
Fast, Easy and Professional
This R3D Converter software has an intuitive and clear interface. It's quite easy for you to convert and edit the Red R3D file. Despite its simple interface, this program is efficient and professional. It supports batch conversion. At the same time, a maximum of 10 files can be converted, which increases the conversion efficiency. After the conversion, you can find the output video in the previously set folder and continue to use it.
Import R3D to Video Editing Software
After you have recorded your R3D video at a party, family trip or wedding with the digital camcorder, you want to edit these R3D files. With this best R3D converter software, you are able to convert R3D files to Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, DaVinci Resolve, After Elements, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Vegas Pro, Cyberlink Power Director, Roxio Creator, Pinnacle Studio HD, Magic Movie Edit Pro, Ulead DVD Movie Factory and other mainstream video editing software to professionally edit your R3D videos. This software is suitable for a movie lover or a professional photographer.
Follow below simple steps to learn how to convert R3D files for playing, sharing and editing.
Load R3D footage
Start up the video converter app on your computer, and then Click "Add File" button to load your source files from your RED camera. You can directly drag and drop the .r3d videos stored on your computer's hard disk drive to the program. You can batch convert by highlighting all the clips you just imported or one by one.
Tip: Successfully loading R3D to the program, you can enjoy your video now. For better experience, I am going to introduce you some tricks for fast access and manipulation. Pause/Stop/Play: You can control the Play, Stop and Pause during playing by directly clicking the icon on the middle of the bottom border. So it is a free R3D media player for PC users.
Select the output format
The "Format" tray locates in the buttom of the window. Go to the "Editing Software" category and set output format for your editng software. By selecting the "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MPEG-2" preset, you needn't to adjust the video settings like video format, video resolution, frame rate and more by yourself. You'll can edit the results in Premiere Pro and Vegas Pro. Of course, you can select other option as the outut format.
For play R3D videos on tablet, smartphone, smart tv and share R3D on video sharing platforms, please select H.264 MP4 as output format.
For editing R3D files in Final Cut Pro X, you need to set Apple ProRes 422/4444 MOV as output format on Mac.
Settings: If you need to adjust the output parameters before you convert R3D videos from V-RAPTOR, KOMODO, DSMC2, you can click settings button and adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. you can skip this step if you don’t need to change these parameters.
When everything is OK, click Convert button to start converting R3D to the video format the you wanner get. Once the conversion finished, click "Open" button to get the generated video files. You can play, share and edit the converted videos for free now.