Showing posts from April, 2017

Edit Canon 5D Mark IV 4K in Avid Media Composer

To make Canon 5D Mark IV 4K footage compatible with Avid Media Composer perfectly, the easy option is to convert the Canon 5D Mark IV 4K MP4 to a more editable format- DNxHD. Here is how.
The Canon 5D Mark IV is the world's most universally useful DSLR. It is competitive for both sports and action as well as for wedding, nature, portrait, landscape and product photography. Got some 4096×2160 Digital Cinema Initiative 4K video from a 5D Mark IV? Looks amazing, but it makes the video editing in Mac editors like Avid Media Composer a real nightmare.

I'm trying to import the 4K files from 5D Mark IV to Avid Media Composer to make a project, but my Avid MC 7 won't read the 4K files.
Please note, in order to work within a 4K project in Avid MC, you must have Avid Media Composer 8.3 or higher. See 4K Workflow with Avid Media Composer here. But unluckily, still some users have "Canon 5D Mark IV 4K to Avid MC Importing Issues" after update. Why?
Although Media …

Open DVD with Windows Media Player for playback on Windows

A brief guide to show three most reliable ways to playback DVD in Windows Media Player on PC or portable devices.
Microsoft opted not to include DVD support because so many new computers, tablets, and ultrabooks – aren't coming with DVD drives. As a WMP user you would assume it plays DVD-Video disc you purchase from Amazon or local store or some rental DVDs from Redbox, Netflix. This article offers a brief instruction about the best 3 solutions to rip and play DVD discs with Windows Media Player at ease.

Solution 1: Install codec package
If you can't playback the DVD with Windows Media Player, you can try using the Windows Media Player's DVD troubleshooter to fix some of common problems as listed in the following:
Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Click View All, and then click Windows Media Player DVD.
If you get a message that says that your computer is missing a codec or …

Camtasia Studio Not Importing MXF Video- Solution

Below is a guide to teach you how to convert MXF video to Camtasia Studio friendly MPEG-1/MOV format for easier editing.
It is a wonderful idea to merge, split, trim, crop, edit and create videos in Camtasia Studio. However, camcorder recorded MXF footage can't be accepted by Camtasia. So, is there anything we can do to get the MXF video file worked with Camtasia Studio beautifully?

Video Formats Supported by Camtasia
Camtasia supports AVI, .WMV, .MP4, MPEG-1, .MP3, .WAV, .WMA, MTS/M2TS and .MOV (QuickTime) files. It does not support MXF files, Video_TS, MPEG-2, MOD, Ogg, WebM, .RM (RealPlayer), .FLV (Flash Video), 3GPP, and SWF created outside Techsmith products. It means that those videos incompatible cannot be imported to Camtasia Studio directly and must be converted or re-recorded.
How to Import CamRec MXF Videos into Camtasia
Actually, we can easily find that MXF is not a compatible format for Camtasia Studio, but QuickTime MOV is. So we need to encode MXF to MPEG-1…

How to Play FLV on iPad Air/Mini/Pro, iPad (2017)i

How to Play FLV on iPad Air/Mini/Pro, iPad (2017)i
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This article shows you how to convert FLV to iPad compatible video without quality loss so you can transfer and play FLV files on iPad Air (2), iPad Pro, iPad Mini (4), iPad (2017) with ease.
Like most of people, you would have some awesome FLV files downloaded from online websites like YouTube, Vimeo, VEVO, Dailymotion, BBC, etc. And there is a big pssibility that you want to sync FLV to iPad (Air/Pro/Mini), iPad (2017), etc. for playback. However, you'll find that you're going to give yourself a headache. The reality is that iPad don't support FLV and no video will play under that format. In this article, you will learn how to use the following two methods to play FLV files on the iPad.

Method 1: Converting FLV to iPad friendly formats
For a video to play on iPad, it has to be under any QuickTime comp…

Mac OS X 10.12: How to Convert 3D Movies on macOS Sierra

This post focuses on how to transcode 3D Movies on macOS Sierra for sharing to online websites, emailing to friends or transferring and playing on memory-constrained portable devices.
With increasing numbers of 3D movies, nowadays it makes movies more fantastic than ever. At the same time, more and more movies buffs who own Mac are desiring to watch 3D movies on Mac (OS Sierra), especially on MacBook Pro 2016 and iMac Retina due to their high performance display. Using a powerful Mac 3D movie converter below, you can build digital 3D movie library in no time at all, even you can watch 3D movies on Mac computers with macOS Sierra without 3D screen by totally lying on your bed.

What is needed for playing 3D movies on Mac with 2D display: After finishing the following work, you are able to watch 3D movies on Mac in 3D effects with non-3D display.
1. Hardware requirements
* 1 GHz or above Intel processor * 512 MB RAM or above * A minimum of 100 MB free Disk Space (any 3D movie wil…

Could I upload WMV file on YouTube?

The easy workaround to upload WMV files to YouTube is to convert WMV to YouTube compatible video. Here is how.
The .wmv (Windows Media Video) is the main format used in all videos processed and saved using the Windows system and its video tools such as Windows Movie Maker. Can't upload WMV to YouTube? Why WMV files can't be recognized by YouTube, while it's officially said that WMV is. See the reason and solution to upload WMV to YouTube effortlessly.

First, let's see YouTube supported formats. Generally speaking, YouTube fully supports MP4, AVI, WMV, MPG, FLV, 3GP, MOV, and WebM files. If your WMV file is not encoded with the video and audio codec mentioned in this article, it won't be accepted by YouTube. To upload WMV to YouTube successfully, you have to convert WMV to YouTube-supported formats first. For this purpose, an easy-to-use yet powerful tool - Dimo Video Converter Ultimate or Dimo Videomate is introduced in this guide.
Best WMV to YouTube Conv…