How can I expect a smooth workflow between Canon EOS-1D X II and Pinnacle Studio? Read this post to learn a workaround to transcode EOS-1D X II 4K/1080P video for editing in Pinnacle Studio with optimum performance.
Canon EOS-1D X II is the first Canon DSLR that features 4K video recording capability. Many of the 1D X II’s upgrades focused squarely on the needs of filmmakers. The 1D X II can record 4K video at 60 fps as well as achieve a very impressive 120 fps in Full HD 1080p video capture.
If for whatever reason you are having issues working with EOS-1D X II 4K/1080P video in Pinnacle Studio, you can follow the guide below to learn a workaround to convert EOS-1D X II 4K/1080P video to DV AVI format for use in Pinnacle flawlessly.
How to encode EOS-1D X II 4K/1080P footage for Pinnacle Studio editing?
HD Video Converter (please download the right version depending on your computer OS)
To make Pinnacle Studio work with EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p files smoothly, you require a simple EOS-1D X II video to DV AVI conversion. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as a professional EOS-1D X II 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 EOS-1D X II 4K/1080P 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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