This article gives you a simple guide on converting iPhone video to Avid Media Composer editable format, so that you can import and edit iPhone video in Avid flawlessly.
I tried to import some of my iPhone videos into Avid Media Composer and it as just a black frame. But I hear the audio. I then tired AMA-> transcode and it cam in as just a green frame. How do I get this iPhone footage into Avid? In the very end, I astonishedly found a workaround to use the iPhone video in Avid MC by converting iPhone H.264 video to DNxHD with an amazing tool. Here is how.
First download and install Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, the best video converter that can help you convert iPhone video to DNxHD .mov for Avid Media Composer 4/5/6/7 with high output video quality. Meanwhile, the Mac Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Adobe Premiere Pro, FCE, iMovie, and Final Cut Pro etc. If you are a PC user, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version.
Convert iPhone H.264 videos to Avid Media Composer for editing
Step 1. Install and launch the iPhone video converter. Click the Add button to import your iPhone videos to the program. Checking the “Merge into one file” box allows you to merge several videos into one file.
Step 2. Click "Format" and move your pointer to "Avid Media Composer" Category and choose "Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output format.
Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.
Step 3. Finally, click “Convert” button and your iPhone H.264 files will be converted into DNxHD .mov ready to be imported into Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8 easily.
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