If you are having issues working with Panasonic HC-VX870K 4K MP4 files in Sony Movie Studio 13, you may have interest in this post. It displays a workaround to transcode HC-VX870K 4K footage to MPEG-2 for use in Movie Studio 13 smoothly without a glitch.
How can I load 4K files from Panasonic HC-VX870K into Sony Movie Studio 13?
“Hello, everyone, I need your help! I’m working with Sony Movie Studio 13, and I’m stuck in loading Panasonic HC-VX870K 4K MP4 files into Movie Studio. It seems that Movie Studio 13 doesn’t have support for 4K footage? Is that true? What should I do to go through this? Please advice. Thanks.”
The HC-VX870 shoots 4K video at 8 megapixels (3840 x 2160) per frame, vs. 2 megapixels (1920 x 1080) of Full HD. You are able to work with its Full HD footage smoothly, but problems may occur while handling HC-VX870 4K recordings. That’s mainly because the cheaper Movie Studio 13 doesn’t have 4K video support. To be able to work with HC-VX870K 4K footage in Movie Studio 13, we would recommend transcoding the footage to a format that is compatible with Movie Studio 13 first, such as MPEG-2 format. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to encode HC-VX870K 4K footage for editing in Movie Studio 13 smoothly.
How to transcode Panasonic HC-VX870K 4K MP4 footage to MPEG-2 for editing in Movie Studio with optimal quality?
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as a professional Panasonic HC-VX870K 4K to Sony Movie Studio Converter. Click ‘Add File’ to import your source media to the program.
Step 2: Select output format
Click the drop-down list besides ‘Profile’, choose ‘Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video (*.mov)’ as the most compatible format for Movie Studio with best quality.
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.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced users)
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: When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start transcoding Panasonic HC-VX870K 4K MP4 footage to Sony Movie Studio supported MPEG-2 format. As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open File’ button to locate the generated files and now you are able to open them in Movie Studio easily for further editing.
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