If you are searching for an easy editing workflow with 60p content and Davinci Resolve, you may wish to read this post. It explains an easiest way to transcode 60p video files to DNxHD/ProRes .mov for use in Davinci Resolve fast and fluidly.
If you’ve shot at 60 fps for slow motion effects and need to use the 60p video in DaVinci Resolve for color grading, etc. you may need to transcode 60p content to DNxHD or ProRes for a quick and smooth workflow. Here in this post, we would like to display the detailed steps required to convert 60p files to DNxHD/ProRes .mov for working with Davinci Resolve. This requires third party software like HD Video Converter.
HD Video Converter is a cross-platform transcoder program that can work on both Windows platform and Mac platform. It features great ability to handle camera 60p, 50p, 60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p footage in format of AVCHD, MXF, MP4, MOV, AVI, XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, etc. with ultra 4K, 2K, Full HD resolution, being able to convert them to “edit” friendly format for use in almost all NLEs, such as DaVinci Resolve, iMovie, FCE, FCP (X), Sony Vegas, Avid, systems, Adobe Premiere, Pinnacle Studio, Edius, Magix Edit Pro, Corel VideoStudio, Sony Movie Studio, and more.
This converter is easy to use and supports many different formats. Picture quality is very good for HD conversions. It will do what you want at a reasonable price.
60p and Davinci Resolve workflow – how to convert 60p video to Davinci Resolve editable format?
Step 1: Start up Video Converter as a 60p Video Converter for DaVinci Resolve. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your source media.
Step 2: Choose output format for DaVinci Resolve
To convert 60p video to DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve, you can from ‘Format’ bar, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
To encode 60p video to ProRes 422 for DaVinci Resolve, you can choose ‘Final Cut Pro’ > ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as target format.
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
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 60p video to DNxHD/ProRes 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 DaVinci Resolve with optimum performance.
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