When you import MP4 files to HitFilm, you may get the error message like an unsupported file or no audio…
MP4, a container format, may also contain any number of audio, video, and even subtitle streams. So it is impossible to determine the type of video, audio codec in an MP4 file based on its filename extension alone. Therefore, you may have some clues that why people always meet difficulty in importing MP4 into HitFilm Pro or HitFilm Express.
So if you are unable to locate your MOV files into Pinnacle Studio , then you need to find another way to perform the task.
First of all, try to download and install Brorsoft Video Converter. With it, you can convert all kinds of MP4 files to HitFilm supported formats with zero quality lose. Besides transcoding MOV, this software can convert all other popular video formats like MP4, AVI, MXF, Canon/Nikon DLSR MOV, WMV, MKV, FLV, M2TS, VOB, etc. To HitFilm 3/4 Express, Sony Movie Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, etc natively supported video formats with fast encoding speed. For Mac OS X, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Transcode MP4 to HitFilm more edit-friendly MPEG-2 files
Step 1: Load MP4 video to the MP4 file converter program by clicking “Add” button, or drag the .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 Sony Movie Studio.
Step 3: Click the Convert icon under the preview window, and the program will start transcode MP4 for HitFilm.
After conversion, you can click “Open” button to get the generated .mpg files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import converted MP4 clips into HitFilm 4 Express for further editing.