How to import MOV files to DaVinci Resolve 11/12/13/14


DaVinci Resolve is a wonderful video editing tool especially with the most advanced color corrector. And it normally can recognize a few file formats like QuickTime DNxHD, ProRes, MXF files from cams. The point here, sometimes you will find it is a painful experience to import MOV to DaVinci Resolve for further editing, and you may have encountered problems quoted as below:

I’m using DaVinci Resolve 11. When importing .mov files (shot with Canon 5D Mark IV), I get 2 same second-to-last frames but no last frame at the end. Anyone have any issues with this? How can I load .mov files to Resolve without issue?

Many folks are facing the MOV importing issues with DaVinci Resolve 11/12/13/14. As far as I know, MOV is a container format which can contain data encoded using various compression and encoding schemes. If your MOV files are not accepted by your Resolve, it’s probably because of the video or audio codec incompatibility. On this occasion, you need to transcode MOV to DaVinci Resolve preferred DNxHD or ProRes files and then transfer the converted MOV files to DaVinci Resolve for editing.

The article would show you how to change MOV to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly format step by step with a professional Video Converter for Mac from Brorsoft. It is the best video converter that can help you transcode MOV as well as MKV, DivX, MTS, WMV, etc to DaVinci Resolve compatible DNxHD format with high output video quality. For windows users, please get Video Converter. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MOV videos to DaVinci Resolve for editing.

Guide: How to convert and import MOV files to DaVinci Resolve

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this MOV Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the MOV files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click “Common Video” > “MOV – QuickTime (*.MOV)” as the target format.

Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from MOV to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.

More features of the MOV to DaVinci Resolve converter:

1. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)
The MOV file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing (optional)
This Mac video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted MOV files to DaVinci Resolve for further editing without any hassle.

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