If you experience any issues editing Nikon D7200 H.264 MOV footage in Pinnacle Studio, you can discover a solution here to solve your problem. This post displays a workaround way to transcode D7200 H.264 MOV files to DV AVI format for use in Pinnacle Studio easily and smoothly.
According to Nikon, the D7200 inherits many of the high-end video capabilities of Nikon’s latest full frame DSLRs, the Nikon D810 and Nikon D750. Ready to capture top-quality HD video at a moment’s notice, users can take advantage of a robust video feature set that allows videographers to record uncompressed and compressed Full HD 1080 footage at 30/25/24p and 1080 at 60/50p in 1.3x Crop Mode.
The Nikon D7200 employs H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding compression method and stores video recordings in MOV movie format. If for whatever reason you are having issues importing the D7200 movies to Pinnacle Studio for further editing, the following guide will help you out. It presents an alternative way to convert D7200 H.264 footage to DV AVI format for working with Pinnacle Studio fluidly. To process file conversion, a third party converter program is required. Considering the ease of use and excellent output quality, we would recommend HD Video Converter, a universal and powerful video transcoder that is able to convert 4K, 2K, Full HD 1080p/1080i, HD 720p and SD video files in format of AVCHD, MTS, M2T, M2TS, TS, MXF, MKV, H.264, P2 MXF, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, M4V, etc. to whatever formats you request for editing, playing, sharing, burning and more.
How can I get Pinnacle Studio to recognize Nikon D7200 H.264 MOV files?
To make Pinnacle Studio work with Nikon D7200 H.264 MOV files smoothly, you require a simple Nikon D7200 to DV AVI conversion. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as a professional Nikon D7200 MOV to Pinnacle Studio Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select DV AVI as output format for Pinnacle Studio.
Click ‘Profile’ list to select ‘DV AVI NTSC Video (*.avi)’ or ‘DV AVI PAL Video (*.avi)’ as output format depending on your source video mode.
In case that you don’t know which DV format is best suited for Pinnacle Studio, you can switch to ‘HD AVI’ format under ‘HD Video’ column. This format can also work in Pinnacle with good 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: Adjust video and audio settings (Optional)
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: Click ‘Convert’ to start Nikon D7200 H.264 MOV video to AVI conversion for Pinnacle Studio.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated DV AVI or HD AVI files for using in Pinnacle Studio with optimum performance.
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