Import GoPro Hero6 MP4 to PowerDirector on Windows

Read this post to learn how to load GoPro Hero6 MP4 video files to Cyberlink PowerDirector for further editing smoothly.

gopro_hero6-to-powerdirectorSearching online, we found many PowerDirector users are facing the issues when opening GoPro Hero6 MP4 in PowerDirector. In this article, we aim to show the reason and present the best way to import and edit GoPro Hero6 Black MP4 files in Cyberlink PowerDirector on Windows freely.

Why PowerDirctor failed to import Hero6 MP4 clips? Actually, this is due to the MP4 file codec: PowerDirector prefers MPEG-4 and H.264 codecs instead of others. As we know, GoPro Hero6 MP4 footage are encoded with H.265/HEVC, which is not compatible with PowerDirector. One solution to handling the problems is to convert/transcode Hero6 MP4 videos to a format that Cyberlink PowerDirector works. MPEG-2 is a universal file that is supported by all PowerDirector versions. And to achieve the goal, you can get Brorsoft Video Converter for help.

Overall, it just the right one which is able to convert GoPro as well as Blackmagic, DJI Drones, Panasonic GH5 etc video recordings in MP4, MOV, ProRes, MXF, MTS, XAVC, XAVC S and so on to PowerDirector supported formats efficiently. Besides PD, this video converter also provides optimal presets for Sony Movie Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, etc for natively editing. See how below about converting GoPro Hero6 files to PowerDirector format.

How to Convert Hero 6 H.265 MP4 to PowerDirector more edit-friendly MPEG-2

Step 1: Load video files to the best GoPro Video Converter program by clicking “Add” button, or drag the H.265 MP4 videos to the software directly.

Step 2: Click “Format” bar and choose ” Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu.

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc. for PowerDirector.

Step 3: Click the Convert icon under the preview window, and the program will start transcode GoPro Hero6 MP4 to MPEG-2 for PowerDirector 10/11/12/13/14. BTW, the conversion speed is ultra fast, thanks to its leading NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP acceleration technology.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated .mpg files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import converted Hero6 MP4 clips into PowerDirector for further editing.

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1 Response(s)

  1. Dennis says :

    February 7, 2018

    Tried everywhere I can and found this solution. It works perfectly.


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