Edit Panasonic DMC-G7 4K MP4 or 1080p AVCHD files in Avid MC and Davinci Resolve

“Why I can’t preview Panasonic Lumix G7 video in Avid MC? How to solve this problem? The loaded video is G7’s 4K MP4 footage.”

Panasonic has introduced the G7 to replace the G6, and it sits just below the Panasonic GH4 – but alongside the GX7. That’s a lot of G numbers, but basically, the Lumix G7 is the company’s mid-range compact system camera. Formerly the preserve of professional filmmakers and photographers, Lumix G7 is opening up the world of 4K to everyone. Whether you’re making movie memories to last a lifetime, or taking amazing stills from your 4K footage, the G7 is changing photography, for good.

With Panasonic DMC-G7, you can record 4K MP4 video and Full HD AVCHD video easily. If you’ve got some material from Panasonic’s new Lumix-G7, you will research possible workflows for Panasonic Lumix G7 to Avid MC/Davinci Resolve, so as to as have smooth work with the 4K MP4 and Full HD AVCHD recordings. In this article, we will list specifics about a workflow of 4K video through Avid MC/Davinci.

Generally speaking, you can transcode Panasonic Lumix G7 4K MP4/1080p AVCHD to DNxHD MOV, the native format for Avid MC/Davinci. To achieve this, a professional Panasonic 4K Video Converter is needed.

aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional Panasonic 4K Video Converter for Mac editing software. It’s able to convert 4K MP4 and 1080p AVCHD files from Panasonic Lumix G7 to Avid MC/Davinci more compatible format. With it, you may also encode Panasonic G7 4K video to FCP, iMovie, FCE, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. Besides, it might help you change 4K MP4 to other frequent formats like 4K MP4 to 1080p MOV, FLV, AVI, etc. If meet the Panasonic DMC Lumix-G7 footage issues on Windows PC, please get aPubsoft Video Converter to solve the problem. Download it and follow the guide to convert Panasonic DMC Lumix-G7 4K/1080p video on Mac.

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How to edit Panasonic DMC-G7 4K MP4/1080p AVCHD files in Avid MC or Davinci?

Step 1. Add the 4K or 1080p files

Run the Panasonic 4K Video Converter you just set up. Drag and drop the Panasonic G7 4K/1080p videos to the converter. You can also hit “Add File” button to import the 4K MP4 or 1080p AVCHD videos from Panasonic DMC-G7 to the app.

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Step 2. Choose compatible format for Avid MC/Davinci

Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as output format. The DNxHD is the native codec for editing with Avid MC and Davinci Resolve.

Convert Panasonic DMC-G7 4K /1080p video to DNxHD codec MOV

Tip: If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3. Start Panasonic DMC-G7 to Avid MC/Davinci conversion

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to transcode Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K MP4/1080p AVCHD to DNxHD MOV on Mac with best video and audio quality.

Soon after the Panasonic 4K/1080p to DNxHD conversion completed, you can get the generated DNxHD .mov file(s) by clicking “Open Folder” icon. Then, you can import the converted Panasonic Lumix-G7 4K MP4/1080p AVCHD footages to Avid Media Composer 6/7/8 or Davinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for editing without problem.

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