Can't Import Panasonic GH5 4K 10bit Files to Avid Media Composer- Fixed
You would be really satisfied with Panasonic GH5 4K recording capacity. But after got some 4K MP4 or MOV files from GH5, you may realize that it's hard to import GH5 4K 10bit into Avid Media Composer. Sound is there, but no picture, just black... So, any solution to it? What's the best workflow for GH5 4K 10bit files to Avid MC? In this article, we'd like to give you some hints.
To load the GH5 4K 10bit to Avid, we've tried import and linking, but always the same. We checked all modes - everything works fine except the 4K 10bit. We can't even open it in the Quicktime player. After multiple testing, we have to get help from a third-party tool Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to convert Panasonic GH5 4K 10bit videos to a more compatible format for Avid Media Composer.
Overall, the program is an easy-to-use yet professional 4K Video Converter for Avid Media Composer. It's able to convert 4K MOV/MP4 files from Panasonic GH5 to Avid more compatible format DNxHD video with fast speed while keeping its original video quality. With it, you may also encode Panasonic GH5 4K to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. If come upon the GH5 4K footage editing issues in Avid MC, Sony Vegas, Davinci Resolve, etc on Windows PC, please get Brorsoft Video Converter to solve the problem. Download it and follow the guide to convert Panasonic GH5 4K files to DNxHD.
Download the Panasonic GH5 4K Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Convert and Import GH5 4K 10bit Footage to Avid Media Composer
Step 1. Launch the 4K video converter(See a review of top 5 4K Video Converter for Mac) and click the "Add" button to load GH5 4K .mov or .mp4 files for converting.
Step 2. Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format.
Note: DNxHD codec limits the video resolution to 1080p. If you wanna stick with original 4K, you can try Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format, which is supported by Avid and can keep original 4K resolution as you want.
Step 3. This video converter allows you to adjust the video and audio settings. Click "Settings" icon to set video resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you like.
Step 4. After above settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding Panasonic GH5 4K to DNxHD for directly importing to Avid Media Composer.
After a quick conversion, you can click the Open icon to locate the converted DNxHD MOV files. Now import your new DNxHD files into Avid Media Composer 4/5/6/7/8 to start your editing workflow.