Samsung has ever so slightly stunned the world with its NX1 camera by using a new codec, H.265 (HEVC) and 40Mbps for its 4K video. Being a high-performance video camera, it is able to shoot videos at 4K video at 24 fps, UHD at 30 fps, and full 1080p HD video at up to 60 fps. What a pity that if you found the output footage H.265 from NX1 cannot be accept well by DaVinci Resolve 12/11 on Mac OS X.
Higher quality and smaller size, the new video codec H.265/HEVC has become the most popular codec on the digital market. Many users who use some latest H.265 cameras like Samsung NX 1 would complain that “My attempts at editing NX1 H.265 in DaVinci Resolve 12/11 on Mac OS X fail during processing.” Some users even said “There is no such thing as H.265/HEVC won't be processed till DaVinci Resolve can decide to support it.”
It is obvious that import H.265 to DaVinci Resolve 12/11 or edit NX1 H.265 in DaVinci Resolve 12/11 may cause some issues. However, in the following page, we are going to provide you some efficient methods of encoding and decoding H.265 videos. But if there is some tool which can convert H.265 into the format that DaVinci Resolve can recognize while maintain the quality? Here we suggest Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. It can encode and decode H.265 video into the proper format which supported by DaVinci Resolve 12/11. Not mention about the build-in editor will allow you do the pre-editing before conversion.
Step-by-step on how to edit Samsung NX1 H.265 videos in DaVinci Resolve 12/11 on Mac OS X:
Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your NX1 H.265 files. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: After checking DaVinci Resolve website, you're suggested to click “Format” bar and choose “Avid Media Composer>>Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as best output format.
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: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Play” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the conversion work.
Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can edit NX1 H.265 in DaVinci Resolve 12/11 without any hassles. Good news for everyone! All of us can get 40% discount off before May, 1st, 2015. Come on! Why not seize the chance and take a close look at the event?