Importing AVI files to Davinci Resolve
DaVinci Resolve as a world famous color corrector and amazing editor can capture and ingest kinds of file types. However, when you import AVI to DaVinci Resolve, you may find that it fails to recognize the file type or even crashes. Well, don't be frustrated, you can get tips and tricks for editing AVI files in DaVinci Resolve 12, 11, 10, etc. from this article.
You may wanna know the reason why AVI files won't work in DaVinci Resolve. Actually, AVI is a container format which can contain uncompressed video and audio codecs. Resolve has a good support for DNxHD or ProRes files, but not AVI files like contain H.264; you will encounter problems when adding AVI into Davinci Resovle.
To fix solve the incompatibility issue quickly, you need to transcode AVI to DaVinci Resolve preferred DNxHD or ProRes files and then transfer the converted AVI files to DaVinci Resolve for editing. The article would show you how to change AVI to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly format step by step with a professional Video Converting tool- Brorsoft Video Converter.
It is the best video converter that can help you transcode AVI as well as MOV, MKV, DivX, MTS, WMV, etc to DaVinci Resolve compatible DNxHD format with high output video quality. For Mac users, please get Video Converter for Mac. Download it now and follow the steps to convert AVI videos to DaVinci Resolve for editing.
Download AVI to Davinci Resolve converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Guide: How to convert and import AVI files to DaVinci Resolve
Step 1. After downloading, install and run this AVI Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the AVI files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.
Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format.
Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from AVI to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.
More features of the AVI to DaVinci Resolve converter:
1. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)
The AVI file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
2. Basic video editing (optional)
This video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.
After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted AVI files to DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for further editing without any hassle.