How to edit SJCAM video files in GoPro Studio?

If you run into incompatibility issues working with SJCAM files in GoPro Studio, you may wish to read this tutorial. It explains a workaround to transcode SJCAM videos for use in GoPro Studio with optimum performance.
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Issues importing SJCAM videos into GoPro Studio
“Hi, guys, I am having a problem importing SJCAM videos to GoPro Studio. It says ‘unsupported format’. Does anyone know how to edit SJCAM videos in GoPro Studio? Do I have to convert the video to something else that GoPro Studio will accept? If so, anyone knows what format to convert the SJCAM files to for it to work on GoPro Studio? I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.”

Our Quick Answer
Try to use HD Video Converter to convert SJCAM videos to GoPro Studio supported format. You can find a step-by-step tutorial below.

How to transcode SJCAM videos for GoPro Studio editing?

Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter (download the right version depending on your computer system)
issues working with SJCAM files in GoPro Studiotranscode SJCAM videos for use in GoPro Studio

The steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as the best SJCAM video converter for GoPro Studio. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
importing SJCAM videos into 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.
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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 SJCAM 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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