Came upon issues loading Panasonic DVX200 footage into Premiere Pro for further editing? This post presents a workaround to transcode DVX200 videos to DNxHD/ProRes for use in Premiere with optimum performance.
Panasonic DVX200 is a 4K, handheld camera with a 13X image stabilized lens and a 4/3” sensor. It has 4K/60P recording on SD cards with Varicam-like V-Log L gamma curve with 12 stops of latitude. If for any reason you are having issues editing DVX200 recordings in Adobe Premiere, we would recommend converting them to a format that is best suitable for use in Premiere first, such as DNxHD and ProRes. HD Video Converter is a good option to do the trick. Read on to find a step by step guide on how to convert DVX200 footage for Premiere editing via using this converter app.
[Guide] How to convert AG-DVX200 video files for Premiere editing?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as a professional AG-DVX200 Video Converter for Premiere. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your source media.
Step 2: Select output format for your NLEs
1) Convert AG-DVX200 4K MP4/MOV video files for Premiere
If you are running Premiere Pro on a Windows PC, you can from ‘Profile’ bar, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
If you are using Premiere Pro on a Mac, you can select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Final Cut Pro’ column.
In addition to DNxHD and ProRes, you can also select ‘MOV (AVC) (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas’ option.
This method is also available when you want to edit AG-DVX200 4K MP4/MOV video files in Adobe After Effects.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Start AG-DVX200 4K MP4/MOV files to MOV Conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the exported MOV files for use in Adobe Premiere with optimum performance.
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