This post is writing for Panasonic Lumix GH6 users who are having issues while editing H.265 video files in DaVinci Resolve 18. It explains an easiest way to convert Lumix GH6 H.265 footage to H.264 MP4 or other DaVinci Resolve supported format for editing in DaVinci Resolve 18 fluidly.
Panasonic Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 editing question
“Hello, I just purchased the Panasonic Lumix DC‑GH6 camera to shoot high quality videos for my studio, I have not used this kind of professional camcorders before, so I am not familiar with the importing and editing workflow. I have recorded some videos with Lumix GH6 and the recorded files are in MOV format, when I try to load MOV files from Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 (Free Version) for editing, the DaVinci Resolve 18 said the video format is not supported, should I convert GH6 files to DaVinci Resolve supported format? Hope you can give me some suggestions, thank you!”
Many users have bought Lumix GH6 to record high quality videos, but most of them have encountered the issue to import and edit Lumix GH6 MOV files with free editing program like DaVinci Resolve. On video editing forums and websites many users have reported that DaVinci Resolve 18 can’t support their Lumix GH6 recorded MOV files, what’s the main reason? It is because Lumix GH6 MOV format is not supported format of many professional editing software, if you want to import videos from Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 on Windows 11 / macOS Monterey and edit natively, you will need to convert Lumix GH6 H.265 to H.264 codec, this is native supported codec of DaVinci Resolve, once you convert H.265 MOV files from Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 compatible format, you can edit GH6 files with DaVinci Resolve 18 natively. Which softwre can do this job? Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is your best choice. Now you can follow the steps below to resolve H.265 and DaVinci Resolve compatibility issues.
Free download H.265 Video Converter for Lumix GH6 users
Guide on converting H.265 files from Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 editable codec – Windows 11
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, install this H.265 to DaVinci Resolve 18 Converter on your Widnows 11 PC, it is the best Panasonic video converter on the market, it can convert H.265 files and other videos into any formats you need.
Step 2. Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner you will be able to import videos into this Lumix GH6 video converter, you can load batch files at one time, you can also directly drag and drop MOV files into the converter for conversion.
Step 3. Select DaVinci Resolve 18 H.264 vodec for output. After you loaded the H.265 MOV files, you can click format column to select the output format you need. To edit Lumix GH6 footage with DaVinci Resolve natively, you will need to convert H.265 to H.264, so you just need to select Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4) as output format. There are rich output formats in this Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 converter, you can also choose the output format as you want.
Step 4. Click convert button to start Lumix GH6 H.265 MOV to H.264 MP4 conversion process.
The converter will convert MOV files from Lumix GH6 to DaVinci Resolve 18 with high quality and speed, when your videos are converted to MP4 files, you can import them into DaVinci Resolve 18 and then edit natively, you don’t need to render anymore, and you won’t have any importing or editing issues. Just try it!
How to Convert Lumix GH6 H.265 to DaVinci Resolve 18 for editing on Mac?
Step 1: Download and install Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Click “Add file” button to load your original Lumix GH6 video files or directly drag the files into file list. By default, the files are selected. You can delete files which you don’t want to import to.
Step 2: Choose the output video format in the “Format” bar. There are all kinds of video formats, editing softwares and portable devices for your consideration. For converting H.265 to DaVinci Resolve 18, you can choose “Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4)”, “Editing Software -> Avid DNxHD Video (*.mov)” or “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: Click the “Convert” button on the main interface if you have done all the preparation work. This is the workflow that we need to convert Lumix GH6 H.265 MOV to H.264, DNxHD or ProRes codec for DaVinci Resolve 18 on macOS Monterey. Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted files.
You can easily import Lumix GH6 recordings into DaVinci Resolve 18 for editing now. Hope the H.265 to DaVinci Resolve Converter really helps.
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