Summary: How can we import the Nikon D5300 MOV video files to After Effects CS6 for editing without compatiblity issues? As After Effects can't natively support D5300 MOV movie. In this article, youwill get the satisfied answer about edit Nikon D5300 with AE CS6.
The new Nikon D5300 Digital SLR is an update to the Nikon D5200, with a 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, with no OLPF (Optical Low Pass Filter) / AA (Anti-aliasing) filter designed to give the sharpest image quality possible. It features full HD video recording with stereo sound. The MOV files Nikon D5300 outputs in encoded by H.264 high-def streams, which is different from QuickTime mov or others. Many traditional nonlinear editing programs on mac do not support H.264 codec directly, such as FCP, iMovie, Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6 and so on.
To load Nikon D5300 1080p MOV to After Effects CS6, you need to convert them into AE CS6 preferred mov video format firstly. Besides, it's a pity if you don't keep the original file structure, but it's not unfixable – come and meet this Nikon MOV Converter for Mac.
This HD Video Converter for Mac is not only able to convert organized videos files, but also able to deal with various videos and audios in batch. No need to install third party plug-in, no need to fix the settings manually; just import, choose AE preset, and click Convert. It's just as simple as that. The software does a good job in editing 1080p .mov files directly in After Effects CS6 and also easily convert Nikon D5300 1080p MOV video to FCP,iMovie,Avid,Premiere Pro etc. You can also remux, Trim, cut, split, mix videos, overlays, also add 3D effect to Nikon D5300 H.264 mov footage.
Now get Pavutube HD Video Convertr for Mac installed; you can order a license directly or download a trial version here. Ok let's move on!
How to Convert Nikon D5300 1080p MOV to After Effects CS6
Step 1. Connect your Nikon D5300 camera to Mac with USB cable or use card reader to transfer the MOV files to Apple hard drive disk.
Step 2. Add Nikon D5300 1080p H.264 MOV videos to Mac Nikon Video Converter.
Run this HD Video Converter for Mac, and click the "Add Files"button to load individuals mov videos; or you can click "Add from folder"to load the entire folder.
Step 3. Choose editing program compatible format.
Click the "Format"option, you can choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas catalogue for After Effects CS6 editing with high video quality and least quality loss.
Click Settings, you can fix the size to 1920*1080 to get better video quality; also you can fix the bitrate, frame rate as what you need.
Step 4. Now click the big red Converter and wait for a while to get the fresh hot converted video. Click Browse to locate them directly. Ok now the transcoded files now are ready for editing Nikon D5300 1080p MOV in After Effects CS6.
Ingest Nikon D5300 H.264 MOV to Premiere Pro
Make Nikon D5300 1080p MOV compatible with iMovie
Transcode Nikon D5300 to ProRes 422 LT for FCP 6/7
Importing MOV files from Nikon D5300 in Avid Media Composer