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How to edit Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 files in Avid MC on Mac smoothly?

The Canon EOS R3 is high-end mirrorless camera aimed at professionals who demand the fastest speed and toughest body. The Canon EOS R3 can capture 4K footage produced from a 6K area of the sensor. 4K/120p is also an option, though it is not oversampled. C-Log3 and Raw video can be recorded internally. The video formats including RAW, H.265/HEVC, MPEG4 AVC/H.264.

Having some Canon EOS R3 interesting footage in H.265 video format and would like to edit Canon EOS R3 footage scenes in Avid Media Composer? The problem is that Avid MC software limits the video and audio file formats it can accepts. Unfortunately, Avid Media Composer can not open Canon EOS R3 H.265 file by default. In other words, you may always encounter the importing issue for editing H.265 in Avid MC let alone 4K H.265 4:2:2 10-Bit is not a editable format. In order to take full advantage of the Canon EOS R3 H.265 files on Mac or Windows without any limitation, you’d better convert it over to a compatible file format.

Many of us continuously look for apps to help us convert Canon EOS R3 H.265 to something that’s recognizable in Avid MC. UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac is one that can convert your Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 files to a Avid MC editable file type first, say DNxHD MOV, before importing for hassle-free editing.

Just read through the tutorial below with detailed steps on how to convert Canon EOS R3 H.265 video files to Avid MC supported video format for editing successfully. By the way, this utility can also work with Windows platform seamlessly, so if you have access to a Windows and want to convert a video from one format to another, you may refer to UFUSoft Video Converter.

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How to convert Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 for editing in Avid MC?

Step 1. Add Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 video files

Install and run this H.265 Video Converter, mouse over and click “Add File” icon on the upper-left corner of toolbar and this will open a window proposing to choose the source Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 videos that you want to be a Avid MC edit-friendly format from your media drive. Alternatively, the center of the window is where you can drag your Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 or 6K RAW videos directly to. Your loaded files will show as thumbnails and be in a waiting line, like the screenshot below.

H.265 to Avid Converter - Convert Canon EOS R3 H.265  to Avid MC native format

Step 2. Set the output format

With your Canon EOS R3 H.265 footage in place, head to the lower left corner of the interface, then a click of “Profile” drop-down will open the out format selection panel. To get the best video quality for Avid Media Composer, the optimized option here is to select “DNxHD (*.mov)” under “Avid Media Composer” category.

Convert Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer

Suppose that you want to get your Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 videos over to your iPad, iPhone, Android tablet, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X or Smart TV sets, luckily, this H.265 to Avid converter can also help you accomplish it in a breeze. What you need to do is choose the tailored device-compatible format and convert them straight to devices for the sake of successful playback.

Step 3. Start Canon EOS R3 4K H.265 to DNxHD conversion

After customization, you should choose a location to save the resulting files by pressing “Browse” icon, otherwise, all you’ve done will go for nothing. Then, just hit the “Convert” button on the right bottom side of the program window to kick off the conversion from Canon EOS R3 H.265 files to Avid MC editable DNxHD .mov files on macOS(Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, etc). The processing window pops up with progress bars that shows you the remaining time.

That’s it! Your Canon EOS R3 H.265 footage has been converted to DNxHD codec MOV. Now you’re able to transfer the new converted video files to Avid Media Composer timeline without any hassle and edit to create your stunning movies or trailers.

UFUSoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac offers one-stop solution for any media downloading and converting tasks. You can convert any DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MKV, DVD to MOV, DVD to AVI, DVD to WMV and more, convert any 4K Ultra videos (4K H.265/HEVC Video(*.mp4) /4K H.264 FLV Video (*.flv)) to 4K /1080p HD video and other your needed format like MTS, TS, MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MKV, FLV and more. It has the ability to download online videos like YouTube videos/music and more.

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