Trying to edit Xiaomi Yi Camera videos in GoPro Studio but couldn’t figure out a workable way? If so, you may wish to read this post. It presents a workaround to convert Yi Camera videos to GoPro Studio acceptable file format.
GoPro Studio is a simple yet solid video editing tool. GoPro camera users use it a lot for GoPro footage. But for those who have the Xiaomi Yi Action Cameras, you can also use GoPro Studio for editing. The problem is if you try to import the video files straight from Yi cameras, GoPro Studio won’t accept them. This is because the format is not supported. In order to solve that, you need to first convert these videos into something recognizable by GoPro Studio.
Check this short tutorial on how to convert Yi Camera videos for use in GoPro Studio. The tool you need for the job is HD Video Converter.
[Guide] How to transcode Yi Camera videos for GoPro Studio editing?
Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter (download the right version depending on your computer system)
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as the best Yi video converter for GoPro Studio. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
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.
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 Yi camera 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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