The JVC GY-HM170, 4KCAM Compact Professional Camcorder, is designed to fulfill the requirement for professional functionality, like ND filters and custom-assign buttons, in a form-factor closer to a consumer camcorder. The JVC HM170 records 3840 x 2180 4K in 24 or 30p, at a bitrate of 150 Mbps, encoding the file in a .MOV-wrapped H.264 codec. With two SDHC/SDXC card slots, the camera supports dual recording, backup recording, and continuous recording.

After you got the JVC GY-HM170 4K camcorder, you may have recorded some videos with it, this camcorder can help you to record videos in 4K MOV format or 1080p AVCHD format, if you have the need to import JVC HM170 1080p AVCHD or 4K MOV files to After Effects, you will find that your video files are not supported by After Effects, what’s the reason? Because Adobe After Effects can’t edit some special video formats, such as 4K MOV, AVCHD MTS, MXF, etc. so it means you can’t import JVC HM170 AVCHD or 4K MOV to After Effects for editing directly. In this case, how can we solve JVC HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV video to After Effects issue? Please don’t worry, you just need to use UFUWare Video Converter for Mac software, which will help you to convert JVC HM170 recorded AVCHD/4K MOV files to After Effects native supported MPEG-2 Codec, and then you won’t have any problems with Adobe After Effects CC/CS.

Import JVC GY-HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV videos to After Effects for editing

Step 1. Free download the UFUWare Video Converter for Mac. It’s excellent JVC HM170 to After Effects Converter, which can convert JVC HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV videos to MPEG-2 MPG for After Effects with high quality and fast speed.

Free Download UFUWare Video Converter for Mac Free Download UFUWare Video Converter

Step 2. Install and launch the JVC AVCHD/4K MOV video to After Effects Converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop to import your JVC GY-HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV videos to the converter.

JVC GY-HM170 to After Effects Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” from the drop-down menu list, which is best format for After Effects editing.

Convert JVC HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV video to MPEG-2 MPG

Step 4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface and adjust the resolution, bitrate or others as you want. You can also keep them as default.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 5. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert JVC HM170 AVCHD/4K MOV video to MPEG-2 MPG for After Effects on Mac.

After all JVC GY-HM170 AVCHD and 4K MOV videos converted to MPEG-2, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files for importing and editing within Adobe After Effects CC/CS6.5 on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc).