ith the Zenmuse X5 series, you have the world’s first set of Micro Four Thirds cameras built specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Bringing unparalleled imaging quality together with integrated 3-axis gimbal stabilization and remarkable ease of use, each empowers you to shoot and complete jobs like never before. They all can record 4K video easily. That’s great. But you may encounter some problems in importing Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve due to the high 4K resolution and the compatibility issues of Avid MC/Davinci. So to make you import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to Avid MC or Davinci smoothly, we specially share one solution of this trouble.

Like other NLE editing programs, Avid MC/Davinci has its own preferable editing codec – DNxHD, which helps significantly reduce storage and bandwidth while providing mastering-quality HD media. So in order to export DNxHD codec from Zenmuse X5/X5R, a third-party program called UFUWare Video Converter for Mac it not only enables you to directly encode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to DNxHD, but also other professional editing codec like ProRes MOV for FCP, AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE and MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro optimized editing format.

Free download Zenmuse to Avid/Davinci Converter for Mac:

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

 

How to edit Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video in Avid MC or Davinci on Mac?

Step 1. Install and run Zenmuse to Avid/Davinci Converter on Mac. Drag and drop Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video videos to this software. Or you can click “Add File” button to import your Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to the converter.

Zenmuse to Avid/Davinci Converter

Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)” as output format. DNxHD is the navtive codec for Avid MC and Davinci.

Transcode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to DNxHD MOV

Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, 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 before starting conversion.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to transcode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to DNxHD for editing in Avid MC/Davinci editing on Mac with best quality.

After the Zenmuse 4K video to DNxHD conversion completes, you can transfer and edit Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos in Avid Media Composer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 smoothly on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included).

UFUWare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac offers one-stop solution for any media downloading and converting tasks. You can convert any DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MKV, DVD to MOV, DVD to AVI, DVD to WMV and more, convert any 4K Ultra videos (4K H.265/HEVC Video(*.mp4) /4K H.264 FLV Video (*.flv)) to 4K /1080p HD video and other your needed format like MTS, TS, MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MKV, FLV and more. It has the ability to download online videos like YouTube videos/music and more.