If you are facing issues working with Panasonic HC-X1000 4K files in PowerDirector 14, you may have interest in this post. It presents a workaround to transcode HC-X1000 4K video to PowerDirector 14 supported file format, so that PowerDirector 14 can handle them smoothly.
Issues editing HC-X1000 4K 3840×2160 50 fps 150M files in PowerDirector 14
“Hey, all, I’m having issues editing Panasonic HC-X1000 4K footage with PowerDirector 14. It can handle 4k 3840×2160 25 fps 100M files well, but the 4k 3840×2160 50 fps 150M clips are jumping in the time line. I’ve contacted their tech support, but no help. Is that a Panasonic problem? How can I resolve this issue? Please suggest a solution. Thanks a lot.”
If for whatever reason you are unable to work with HC-X1000 4K files in PowerDirector smoothly, we would recommend transcoding them to a format that is compatible with your editing program first. This requires a third party Panasonic video converter, and HD Video Converter will do the trick well. Here’s a quick guide on how to convert HC-X1000 4K files to PowerDirector 14 supported video.
HD Video Converter
How to convert Panasonic HC-X1000 4K files to PowerDirector 14?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as an HC‑X1000 4K files to PowerDirector 14 Converter, and click ‘Add File’ to load source files into it.
Step 2: Choose H.264 MOV as output format for PowerDirector 14
Click the drop-down list besides ‘Profile’, choose ‘Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC) (*.mov)’ as the compatible format for PowerDirector 14 with best quality. You can choose ‘MPEG-2 (*.mpg)’, or ‘WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)’ as well.
This method is also available when you want to edit HC‑X1000 4K files in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Sony Vegas Pro.
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button to custom video and audio settings like frame rate, bit rate, resolution, sample rate, audio channels and so on.
Step 3: Start Panasonic HC‑X1000 4K files to PowerDirector 14 Conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ button to start encoding Panasonic HC‑X1000 4K files to H.264 codec for use in PowerDirector 14 smoothly. As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open’ button to get the generated H.264 files for editing in PowerDirector 14 with optimum performance.
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