GoPro Hero 5 must be considered as the best action sports video camera. I just got a new GoPro Hero 5. I am curious to know what you guys use to edit the footage from a GoPro Hero 5 4K videos. I have Sony Movie Studio, but it won’t read them. Digging around the net, I found that more than one Hero 5 users are troubled by the GoPro Hero 5 4K video to Sony Movie Studio issue. Luckily, I’ve figured out the quick solution to solve the problem. Share it now.

Since the GoPro MP4 file type is a compressed output format and not an ideal editing format. You’d better change MP4 files to MPEG-2, AVI or WMV format for Sony Movie Studio editing. What’s more, using 4K files in Sony Movie Studio is extremely hardware intensive. We have to use another program to transcode GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footage into a usable format for Sony Movie Studio.

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Import GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footages to Sony Movie Studio for editing

Step 1. Add GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footage

Install and launch the GoPro to Movie Studio Converter, and then click “Add File” button to import your GoPro Hero 5 4K .mp4 files to the software. It supports batch conversion.

GoPro to Movie Studio Converter - Add GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footage

Step 2. Select compatible format for Sony Movie Studio

Go to “Profile” drop-down list to select “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as the best video format for Movie Studio. MPEG-2 MPG is native format for editing in Movie Studio.

Convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for Movie Studio

Tip: Click the “Settings” button, you are able to enter the “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video and audio parameters for the converted files, including video size, bit rate, frame rate and more. If your original GoPro Hero 5 videos are in 4K, you’d better reset the video size as 1080p which is optimal for editing in Sony Movie Studio.

Step 3. Start GoPro 4K video to MPEG-2 conversion

Tap the “Convert” button to transcode GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for Sony Movie Studio with best video and audio quality.

Once the process completes, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files. Now, it is easy for you to transfer the encoded GoPro Hero 5 4K videos to Sony Movie Studio 10/11/12/13/14 for further editing.

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