Drones are fun. It doesn’t matter if we’re flying them or looking at drone photos and videos, there’s still that sense of wonder and awe as earthbound humans. The DJI Mavic 3 is a spectacular piece of equipment, seemingly blasting past the limits of battery length, sensor size, safety and more. The standard and Cine models share most of their hardware, but with the more expensive ‘Cine’ version adding 1TB of internal memory and the ability to capture using the ProRes 422 HQ codec.
DJI boosted the H.264 data rate significantly from 100 Mbps to 200 Mbps, and introduced H.265 capture at up to 140 Mbps. That’s an important update, as aerial footage captured by drones can have detail that confounds long-GOP (MP4) compression.
What is an MP4 file?
A file with the .mp4 file extension is an MPEG-4 video file format. An MP4 file is a multimedia file that stores a movie or video clip and may also contain subtitles, images, and metadata which commonly used by camcorders and digital cameras such as DJI, Sony, GoPro, Canon, and Panasonic. These digital devices make use of MP4, a recording format made specifically for. MP4 files are used primarily with DJI drones, while some Panasonic camera models also use MP4 files. If you often use DJI Mavic 3 or Mavic 3 Cine, you need to learn about MP4 video files.
Why DaVinci Resolve Won’t Import DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine MP4 Files?
The latest version of DaVinci Resolve 17 is compatible with H.264 and H.265 .mp4. You’re able to directly import files from the supported devices by clicking the Import button in DaVinci Resolve 17.
If you’re failed to import DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine MP4 files to other old versions, the reasons may include:
1. Your DJI Mavic 3 or DJI Mavic 3 Cine MP4 is not supported by DaVinci Resolve;
2. You’re using an old version of DaVinci Resolve;
3. MP4 files are encoded in a wrong format or just corrupted. In such cases, you need a MP4 video converter, or one more powerful video editor like DaVinci Resolve. Below are instructions to convert and import DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine H.265 footage to DaVinci Resolve (no quality loss).
How to Convert DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine MP4 Files for Editing in DaVinci Resolve
In this part, I’m going to show you how to convert MP4 video files to be compatible with DaVinci Resolve. What I use is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac which supports batch conversion and DaVinci Resolve optimized output format.
This MP4 to DaVinci Resolve converter program provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as H.264 for DaVinci Resolve, DNxHD for Avid, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, etc. Besides, this 4K video converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K, 4K as users want. With it, you can easily transcode DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine 4K H.265 files to any editing software most compatible format in proper video settings. If you are working on Windows, please turn to Acrok Video Converter Ultimate. Download the tool and start the MP4 video conversion.
Free download DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine to DaVinci Resolve Converter
Step 1. Add Your MP4 Files to Acrok Program
After downloading and installing this DJI video converter, launch it and click the Add file button tThen choose your DJI Mavic 3 or DJI Mavic 3 Cine MP4 files from the browser. You could import all H.264 or H.265 MP4 files from your drone memory or hard disk.
Step 2. Choose The Output Format: MP4 for DaVinci Resolve
This DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine to DaVinci Resolve Video Converter works seamlessly with DaVinci Resolve 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, etc. It comes with an optimized output format for DaVinci Resolve. Just go to the Popular tab and select 4K MP4 for DaVinci Resolve.
Tip: If your computer configuration is powerful enough, you can choose Apple ProRes MOV and DNxHD MOV as output format too. Step 3. Converting and Import MP4 to DaVinci Resolve
Click the Convert button to start converting all imported DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine MP4 files at once. After the conversion is finished, go to the output folder in Finder and select files and drop to an event in the Libraries list in DJI Mavic 3/3 Cine. You can then edit your DJI MP4 files with DaVinci Resolve.
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