Mon

25

May

2015

Sony F65 to Avid-Import Sony F65 SR codec footage(.MXF) to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer

This article aims to solve the MXF files from Sony F65 and Avid MC incompatible issues for you.

Sony F65 is a top-end motion picture camera. It features a true step-change in sensor technology, using a 20 Mega pixel 8K CMOS sensor. The F65 runs up to 120Fps, creates HD/2K or genuine 4K resolution images with a huge colour gamut, outstanding dynamic range, and high sensitivity.The F65’s companion SR-R4 SRMASTER recorder captures your work onto solid state SRMemory cards, where your footage is written as MXF data files.

If you are one of the lucky editors who will work with SR codec footage from the Sony F65 camera, then you'll need to know how to get the footage off the cards and into your NLE. This article focuses on Sony F65 MXF to Avid Media Composer workflow.



As it claimed, the combination of MXF file transfers and third-party support for the SR Codec translates into something wonderful: native SR Codec editing. Avid Media Composer 5.5 (and higher) can support the MXF files with the Avid AMA plug-in. While, when users turn to import Sony F65 4K MXF to Avid MC, lots of problems occurred no matter due the MXF format and 4K high resolution.

In order to edit your Sony F65 4K MXF footage in Avid Media Composer smoothly, you should transcode MXF to DNxHD format, which is best supported by Media Composer. Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is the best choice to get the work done.

Overall, the program is a professional MXF file converter under Mac OS X(Yosemite, Mavericks). It is free, clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode MXF to edit in Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express and more without problems. It works well and converts flawlessly. If you are running a Windows PC, please turn to MXF Converter. Below is how.

Transcode Sony F65 MXF videos to Avid MC for smoothly editing

1. Launch the best MXF Converter for Mac, and click the "Add Files" button to load .mxf videos for converting.



2. Click on the “Format” bar and choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as the target format.



3. Tap the Settings icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the Profile Setting to get the output in best quality.

4. Start to convert Sony F65 footages to Avid Media Composer favorable DNxHD .mov format via hitting the Convert button.

When the conversion is 100% completed, you can get the resulted video via hitting on Open button. Moment later, you can import and edit Sony F65 media in Avid Media 7/6/5/5.5 with ease. Don’t worry about any quality loss.

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Sat

23

May

2015

DJI Inspire 1 4K to 1080p ProRes- Is it possible to edit DJI Inspire 1 4K files in FCP X/7

How to import DJI Inspire 1 4K footage into Final Cut Pro video editing program? DJI Inspire Video Converter will be your ideal choice to convert the DJI Inspire 1 4K video.

When you got a DJI Inspire 1 and recorded some 4K videos with it, you may seek for a tutorial for the post workflow when dealing with Inspire 1 footage. In this tutorial, I will share a guide on how to import DJI Inspire 1 4K to Final Cut Pro for further editing. If you are in the trouble getting DJI Inspire 1 4K video to FCP, just find out the solution below. I will give you some hints.



As one of the outstanding features of DJI Inspire 1, it can shoot up to 4K video in MP4/MOV format with a 3-axis gimbal stabilized 4K camera. Whereas, we can’t bring 4K footage from DJI Inspire 1 to FCP directly due to the codec incompatibility. As we know, Apple ProRes Codec is the best editing video codec for Final Cur Pro, so we can convert DJI Inspire 1 4K MOV/MP4 to Apple ProRes codec(1080p would be the best settings.), which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.

Converting DJI Inspire 1 4K footage to FCP editable video

1. Download Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac

Overall, this program is a completely professional Mac 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, for better editing and playing. This Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Thus, with the video converter app, you can fast transcode DJI Inspire 1 4K video to FCP, iMovie, FCE friendly format with ease.

2. Launch the 4K converter and click add button to import Inspire 1 4k clips to the program for converting.



3. Click “format” bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for editing in FCP.



Tip: Click the Settings button; you can recommended to set the video size, bit rate, fame rate, etc. Here you are recommended to set the video size as 1920*1080 for Final Cut Pro 6/7, which can’t support raw 4K video well.

4. Hit Convert button to start transcoding DJI Inspire 1 4K MP4/MOV to Final Cut Pro editable ProRes 422 codec.

After 100% accomplishment, you just need to click the "Open" button on the main interface to find your converted file. Launch Final Cut Pro, choose File > Import > Files…, and browse to where you save the converted 4K clips to. Choose the videos that you’d like to add and then start editing.

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Tue

17

Mar

2015

MPEG to FCE-Import MPG (MPEG-1, MPEG-2) videos to Final Cut Express Editing

Have problem with importing MPG videos from your camera into FCE for further editing? Or may you have some MPEG/MPG files stored on your Mac and want to use them on Final Cut Express? Then you'd better convert your MPG files to FCE accepted files at first (Final Cut Express most compatible file format: Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)MOV.)

Final Cut Express is a non-linear video editing application created by Apple Inc. Final Cut Express 1.0, based on Final Cut Pro 3. It is the consumer version of Final Cut Pro and is designed for advanced editing of digital video as well as high-definition video, which is used by many amateur and professional videographers. Final Cut Express's interface is identical to that of Final Cut Pro, but lacks some film-specific features, including Cinema Tools, multi-cam editing, batch capture, and a timecode view.But it also has the video format limitation: for instant, MPG/MPEG is not supported by Final Cut Express.

How to Convert MPG/MPEG files to FCE on Mac (Mavericks and Yosemite)

To do the MPG video to FCE Mac task, you are highly recommended to get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, a high-quality Mac (including Mavericks and Yosemite) compatible video converter, player and editor. It has built-in preset for FCE so that users can directly select it to get Final Cut Express files. With it, you can effortlessly convert MPG and other video formats to Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) MOV files - ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCE and iMovie (no matter iMovie HD, iMovie 08, iMovie 09, or iMovie 11). The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality. Click the Download button below to get the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import MPG to FCE without any troubles.

Download Mac Video Converter

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1: Locate the original MPG file

Download and run MPG to MOV Converter on Mac, and then click the "Add" button to import the MPG videos to the program. (Drag and Drop is also an convenient way to load the videos.)



Step 2: Set output format

Click the format column to select output format "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)" as the best compatible video format for FCE and iMovie



Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc. by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.



Step 3: Start Conversion

Click the "Convert" icon on the main interface, the conversion MPG to AIC MOV will be completed soon.

After conversion, you will be able to get the output files compatible with Final Cut Express effortlessly. Now you can import and edit MPG files in FCE smoothly.

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Source:Convert MPG/MPEG files to FCE on Mac (Mavericks and Yosemite)

Sun

01

Mar

2015

Canon EOS 5DS to FCP, iMovie, FCE Best workflow

Summary: How to successfully import Canon EOS 5DS MOV recording to FCP/iMovie/FCE? Look no further, find an easy workaround here!



Canon EOS 5DS marks a new standard in high-resolution digital SLR photography. I’m planning to get an EOS 5DS. As I’m a new moviemaker, what I wanna know is the Canon EOS 5DS to FCP/iMovie/FCE compatibility, so that I can have smooth editing workflow. How can I import Canon EOS 5DS MOV recording to FCP, iMovie, FCE beautifully? By searching, we can know many users want to know the solid answer. Fortunately, there’s professional videographers have share the tips and tricks.

From Canon official site, we know Canon EOS 5DS uses MOV format in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264. However, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec is not wise for editing, but playback. So when you deal with the Canon EOS 5DS MOV footages, for example, importing Canon EOS 5DS to FCP, iMovie, FCE or other Mac tools you may encounter some format incompatibility issue. This article is written to help Canon 5DS users to solve such kind of problems.

To make Canon EOS 5DS video compatible with FCP/iMovie/FCE, first of all, you can get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which is an easy-to-use yet professional Canon MOV Converter for Mac(Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Canon EOS 5DS MOV to Mac FCP, iMovie, FCE fully compatible format and keep original quality at mean while. This software can export ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7X, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie 8/9/11, FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems for native editing. Here is an easy instruction for you.

Converting Canon EOS 5DS video to FCE, iMovie, FCP friendly format on Mac

Step 1: Load MOV footage

Run Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac and click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button, browse to the MOV footages and load them to the converter for conversion. You can check the “Merge into one” box to join several .mov files together.



Step 2: Choose a proper output format

a. To edit Canon MOV in Final Cut Pro smoothly, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/x



b. For importing Canon 5DS into iMovie or FCE, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the output format.



Tip: Click "Settings" button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3: Start converting Canon 5DS MOV on Mac

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start Canon 5DS to FCP, iMovie, FCE Mac conversion. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

After the conversion, it will be easy for you to import Canon EOS 5DS video into FCP, iMovie, FCE for editing or do whatever you want with the converted MOV footages on Mac OS X.

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Fri

27

Feb

2015

Handbrake Alternative for Mac Yosemite-Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake 10.10 Alternative

It’s hard to use Handbrake to rip protected Blu-ray. The only way to convert and backup Blu-ray movies as you like is to find the replacement- a Handbrake Alternative to rip Blu-ray. In this article I will offer you the best one ever found.

Handbrake is a free and open source program that converts DVD from real disc, VIDEO_TS folder, and DVD ISO image to MP4, M4V and MKV format for iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, with customized settings, and allows users to config their own settings for the Xbox 360, PS3, and other popular media players not included. And Blu-ray ripping feature was added in the update release of HandBrake 0.9.5 on Jan 3, 2011. However, that doesn’t mean you can use HandBrake as a full Blu-ray Disc ripper, because it doesn't handle commercial copy-protected Blu-ray Discs. In the release highlights you can find that "BluRay disc structure support. (No decryption support)"

HandBrake also makes it clear in its supported sources list- "Any DVD or Bluray-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image, real DVD or bluray (unencrypted — removal of copy protection is not supported), and some .VOB, .TS and M2TS files."

That mean HandBrake converts neither encrypted physical Blu-ray Disc nor decrypted commercial Blu-ray movies in BDMV file structure.

Best Handbrake Alternative to Rip Blu-ray to Any Video Format and Any Device

While, most Blu-ray movies come with digital copies, with a clean conscience you get the copy that you believe is yours to own. Problem is, Handbrake cannot rip protected Blu-ray discs as we’ve mentioned above. To rip Blu-ray with Handbrake, you need to use a program to crack the Blu-ray copy protection first with a third-party tool. Plus, Handbrake can only help you rip Blu-ray to MP4 and MKV. If you want to rip a pile of commercial Blu-rays without any copy protection and video format limit, go to the alternative solution.

The best handbrake alternative for ripping Blu-ray movies we can recommend is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper.

This tool is especially made for Blu-ray ripping, conversion and backup. And it takes everything from the Blu-ray, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. It helps you copy and rip Blu-ray to popular video and audio formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, WMA, etc. bypassing protection. Plus, it has more than 150+ optimized outputs which can helps you simply convert or rip Blu-ray to play on a large variety of mobile devices like iPad, iPhone 5, Kindle Fire HD, Google Nexus 7/Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S4/S3, Microsoft Surface RT/Pro etc with excellent output quality and fast conversion speed. The well-designed interface makes it easier to operate for everything. If you are on Mac, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac for ripping Blu-ray on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included).



With only three simple steps, you can finish ripping Blu-ray movies:

1. Load Disc: Insert your Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray drive. Launch the Handbrake alternative and click “Disc" button to import the Blu-ray movies.



2. Choose output format: Clicking the Format bar, here you can select MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MKV, WMV… from the Common Video profile list as the target format. Or you can choose a preset for you device like iPad.



Tip: You can also check the “Settings” box , and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your VLC player.

3. Start the conversion: When all settins are done, what you need to do now is to click the big Convert button and the program will begin ripping Blu-ray immediately.

So there you have it. Pretty simple. If you want to convert Blu-ray videos to various format and your devices, this Blu-ray ripper will be absolutely the best choice. Just get it and have a try!

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