For a faster and more fluid Hasselblad camera workflow on Mac, users sometimes need to transcode Hasselblad video to a Mac friendly format first. This requires a workable Hasselblad Video Converter for Mac. This post will walk you through how to convert Hasselblad video for editing/playing on Mac via using a Mac Hasselblad Converter.
How to play/edit Hasselblad 4K video on Mac smoothly?
“Hi there, I own a Hasselblad H6D-100c which can shoot HD (1920 x 1080p) and UHD (3840 x 2160p) video recordings. Now I have an issue playing/editing the Hasselblad 4K footage on my Mac. The video files do not play right/stuttering. My guess is that the 4K resolution is too high and my Mac is not powerful enough to handle it. What should I do to go about this? Can anyone suggest a solution?”
To be able to make Hasselblad 4K/1080p video best suitable for playing or editing on a Mac, you will need to transcode them to a QuickTime movie format in some situations. That’s where a Mac Hasselblad Converter comes in. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to encode Hasselblad video for use on Mac flawlessly.
How to convert Hasselblad video for playing/editing on Mac?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Converter for Mac as a Hasselblad Video Converter for Mac. Once the main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ button to import source media. You can load directly from your camera or from a card reader, or from a folder on your HDD that contains your media data.
Step 2: Select output format for your editing programs
To convert Hasselblad video files for use iMovie, from the Profile list, choose ‘Apple InterMediateCodec (AIC) (*.mov) as output format from ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ catalogue.
For the purpose of encoding Hasselblad video files for Avid, Premiere or DaVinci Resolve, from the Profile list, choose ‘Avid DNxHD(*.mov)’ as output format from ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
To convert Hasselblad video for editing in FCP 7 or FCP X, from the Profile list, choose ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format from ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue.
If you want to convert Hasselblad video files for playing on Mac, simply choose ‘HD MOV Video (*.mov)’ as target format under ‘HD Video’ catalogue.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced user)
If you are an advanced user and want to adjust video and audio settings like bit rate, frame rate, etc. in your own way, you can click ‘Setting’ button and go to ‘Profile Settings’ panel to do so, if not, simply skip this step.
Step 4: When ready, click the ‘Convert’ button to start converting Hasselblad footage to MOV for playing or editing on a Mac.
You can tick off ‘Shut down computer when conversion completed’ checkbox, and go away to do other things instead of waiting around in front of the computer for the entire conversion process.
Step 5: When the conversion finished, click ‘Open Folder’ button to find the generated MOV QuickTime files for editing or playing on a Mac.
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