How can I edit 4K files in GoPro Studio smoothly?

If you are facing issues editing 4K video files in GoPro Studio, you may have interest in this post. It presents a way of transcoding 4K files to H.264 MP4 for use in GoPro Studio smoothly.
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GoPro Studio immediately crashes handling 4K files
“Hi, guys, I have got a bundle of XAVC S 4K files from my friend which I would like to edit in GoPro Studio. These files are taken with a Sony camera. Every time I try to import, GoPro Studio immediately crashes. I am able to edit MOV files from my Nikon camera but Sony XAVC S 4K files just won’t work. Does anyone else have issues like this? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!”

To be able to work with 4K video files in GoPro Studio flawlessly, we would recommend transcoding them to a format that is well compatible with GoPro Studio first. You can follow the guide below to check a way of converting 4K video files to GoPro Studio preferred H.264 MP4 format.

How can I convert 4k video for editing in GoPro Studio?

Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter (download the right version depending on your computer system)
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The steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as the best 4k converter for GoPro Studio. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
convert 4k video for editing in GoPro Studio

Step 2: Select MP4 as output format
For a good editing performance, we would recommend choosing ‘HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4)’ as target format under ‘HD Video’ column.
the best 4k converter for GoPro Studio
Useful tips:
1. This converter supports batch conversion, so you can load multiple files to it for conversion at a time.
2. By ticking off ‘Merge into one file’ option, you can combine the selected video clips into a single file.

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 transcoding 4k video files for GoPro Studio
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated MP4 files for use in GoPro Studio with very good quality. Nothing could be simpler or more immediate.

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