MP4 Tips and Tricks

Convert 4K MP4 to Prores on Windows 10

September 29 2015 , Written by Bonnie Published on #4k to prores

Description: This article is aim to tell you how to convert 4K MP4 to Apple Prores on Windows 10 for editing or other needs on Windows 10. Just refer.

“4K videos” has come to our life and there’s been a lot of talk and controversy about 4K televisions and cameras. It provides users the unprecedented full-on visual experience. Maybe you have downloaded some 4K MP4 movies from website or recorded some 4K videos from new camera. It is a great fun to edit 4K video on some editing softwares like very popular FCP.

But you should know sometimes MP4 can’t be imported to FCP smoothly, main reason is the codec. Therefore, you’d better convert 4K MP4 to Prores (which is the most compatible format for editing). Here according to the feedbacks of dozens of users, they unanimously recommend the award-winning 4K video compressor- Pavtube Video Converter. It is so easy to compress and convert any 4K MP4 videos to Apple Prores on Windows 10 with top quality.

Besides 4K MP4, this perfect converter also has the ability to convert 4K AVI, 4K MKV, 4K H.265, as well as various 4K/HD/SD videos to Prores with 6X fast speed. And, professional editing functions are provided to you: split, merge, trim, crop, add watermark, adjust video effect, edit audio and more.

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How to Convert 4K MP4 to Prores on Windows 10?

Step 1: Add 4K MP4 video to this software

Click "Add video" button to upload 4K MP4 source movie files from your computer. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.



Step 2: Choose ProRes format

Go to "Format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro". Here, there are several ProRes format and you can choose any one you want.  


Note: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.

Tips: Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means higher bitrate results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.



Step 3: Start to backup 4K MP4 to ProRes

After all the settings done, the last thing is to click the "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to start to backup 4K MP4 to Apple ProRes.

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Play MP4 on iPhone 6S (Plus)

September 25 2015 , Written by Bonnie

Description: Want to enjoy the downloaded MP4 videos on your iPhone 6S (Plus)? Sometimes you may fail to play MP4 on iPhone 6S (Plus). What’s the solution? Here tell you the answer.

No matter when iPhone 6S(Plus) will come to your hand, it is absolutely good news for iPhone fans who would like to watch videos with mobile phone because of better visual effort with larger screen size. 

When talking about watching videos on iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus, you need to make sure if the video is compatible with them. For example, sometimes you cannot watch MP4 video on iPhone 6S(Plus) directly because iPhone 6S(Plus) just support encoded with MPEG-4 and H.264 codec video format. So, if you have some MP4 videos and want to watch them on iPhone 6S(Plus), you may need to convert MP4 to iPhone compatible H.264 MP4 format.

Here, I will show a great solution to convert MP4 video to iPhone 6S(Plus) on Mac for watching smoothly with the best iPhone 6S(Plus) video converter- Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.This is powerful on transcoding MP4 videos to H.264 MP4 to watch on iPhone 6S(Plus) and supports flawlessly. Besides MP4, more than 200 formats are listed under format pane for output. There is no doubt it is your best choice. 


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How to Convert MP4 to iPhone 6S(Plus) supported formats on Mac?

Step 1. Import MP4 files

Click "File" button to import MP4 files to the app. All loaded videos can be previewed and you're free to take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes in the right window.

Step 2. Select an output format for your iPhone 6S/Plus

You can select “iPhone 6 H.264 Full HD 1080P(*.mp4)” preset from "iPhone" as the export format. The output videos could fit all iPhone model with excellent quality.

Tip: Here you can click on "Settings" and you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. Keep in mind bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa. Of course, you can keep the default, without changes.

Step 3. Start converting MP4 to iPhone 6S(Plus) on Mac

The last step is to click the "Start conversion" button at the bottom right corner to start ripping MP4 to iPhone 6S(Plus) on Mac. When the conversion finished, click "Open" to get the iPhone 6S compatible videos. 

Then import the video into iTunes by dragging it into the Movie section, then transfer it to your iPhone 6S(Plus). Now enjoy your MP4 videos on iPhone 6S(Plus) or other Apple devices at ease.

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Edit MP4 Video in EDIUS Pro smoothly

September 22 2015 , Written by Bonnie Published on #mp4 to edius pro

Description: How can I import and edit MP4 files in Edius Pro? If you are having issues ingesting MP4 to Edius Pro for further editing, you may check here to learn tricks and tips to hep you.

Maybe you want to edit some MP4(from website or camera like GoPro) in EDIUS Pro (6/7/8) to get more wonderful video files for sharing with your families and friends, but you should know EDIUS does not support all file formats. When adding MP4 video to EDIUS Pro, some error situations can appeared such as file import failure, no video playback, program crashed and etc.

In fact, The main reason is the complicated MP4 format which has different codecs. Some MP4 codecs are not supported by EDIUS Pro. You do not need to worry about this, you only need to encode MP4 to EDIUS Pro supported MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV, etc. 

 

Recently many users used a third party Pavtube Video Converter  to change MP4 file to Edius Pro playable MPEG-2/MPEG-4 format. It can not only encode mp4 to EDIUS Pro friendly format with ease, but also encode MP4 to other editing softwares like FCP, FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Windows Movie Maker, and more. With the perfect converter, the entire conversion only need 3 clicks, providing the direct right format for any editing softwares, any Apple devices, Android devices, TVs, Projector, Handheld game, etc. If you are using on Mac, just get Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.

 

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Step by Step Guide to Convert MP4 to EDIUS Pro on computer

Step 1. Add MP4 to the app

After download and launch the MP4 to EDIUS Pro Converte, just simply drag and drop MP4 that you want to convert to the main interface of converter.

 



Step 2. Choose the best output format 

Click "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from "Common Video" as the output format. 



Tip: Click "Settings" to open "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust output video codec, size, bitrate, frame rate and audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels. You can also click " save us" to rename the video file for finding quickly next time in "Custom".

Step 3: Trim and crop video

If you also need do some simple video processing before outputting, you can click "Edit" to open the video editor window. The "Trim" feature allows users to decide where to start and where to end when converting the selected clip. The "Crop" facility enables users to get rid of the black edges and unwanted area of the image. And there are still other facilities.  

Step 4: Start convertsion

After all the settings is completed, back to the main interface. Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to change MP4 to to MPEG-2 for Edius Pro.

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MP4 workflow with Sony Movie Studio

September 18 2015 , Written by Bonnie

Description:The following article will explain why we often encounter "can't open MP4 in Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13" as well as provide an easy solution on how to successfully import all kinds of MP4 files to Movie Studio.

                  

I've used Sony Movie Studio for one year to create short film. Now I'm looking for some tips regarding post workflow and getting MP4 into Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13. I got some MP4 footages, when it comes to view, load and edit MP4 in Sony Movie Studio, there is an error message comes up saying; "Warning: An error occurred while loading the project file. The file is most likely corrupted or of an unknown format."

Well, after goggling, I found Movie Studio prefers MPEG-4 codec instead of others while MP4 as a container format can include various video codecs. So if my MP4 files are not accepted by Sony Movie Studio, it's probably because of the incompatibile video codecs in the MP4. As some guys recommend online, in order to work with MP4 recordings in Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13, it would be better to install the K Lite Codec Pack, but there are so many people stating how it can cause more problems than it solves. Alternatively, another solution is to get third-party software like Pavtube Video Converter to convert MP4 to Movie Studio natively supported format like MOV. It will save the issues.

Overall, the program is the best MP4 Converter under Windows (Windows 10 included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode MP4 to MOV, a Movie Studio friendly file format keeping the original quality to ensure a fast and fluid MP4 workflow with Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13. Besides, this software can also turn MP4 files to a recognizable format for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Movie Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, etc NLEs. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MP4 videos to Vegas Movie Studio.

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Change MP4 to Sony Movie Studio compatible file type

Step 1: Load source MP4 files

Launch iFastime Video Converter Ultimate, and you can either click "Add video" button to import MP4 files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program. 

Step 2: Select output format

To make your Sony Movie Studio support MP4 files, you can follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" column and select "MOV (AVC)(*.mov)" as output format. 

Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click "Settings" icon to and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Start MP4 to Sony Movie Studio conversion

Finally, press the "Star conversion" button at the bottom right corner; it will start to transcode MP4 files to MOV for Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13 immediately. When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the resulted videos and run Sony Movie Studio to import them for editing without any hassle.

Now opening and editing MP4 files in Sony Movie Studio 11/12/13 is flawless.

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Tips for Editing MP4 files in Avid Media Composer

September 11 2015 , Written by Bonnie Published on #mp4toavidmediacomposer

Description: As an ideal video editing tool, Avid Media Composer widely used by video professionals and hobbyists. However, if you want to import MP4 to Avid Media Composer for editing you'll be disappointed since Avid MC might not work with some MP4 files sometimes due to the codec issue or other reasons. Fortunately, we've figured out the solution to MP4 to Avid MC incompatible issue and will be introduced in details in the following paragraphs.

 

 


When you add video files like MP4 to Avid Media Composer, you may come across problems like "The Media Composer deals with the MP4 files at quite a slow speed" or "some MP4 files even cannot be recognized by Avid MC". This could happen because of the different video or audio codecs in a number of MP4 files as Avid Media Composer (including Avid MC 8/7/6/5) might not support all of these codecs.

To solve the MP4 and Avid MC issues, the easy workaround is to adjust MP4 to a more editing-friendly format, such an Avid's DNxHD. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac can be of great help in this task for it's easy-to-use and able to convert quickly, as well as efficiently. The program can help you change MP4 into Avid native editing-friendly formats - DNxHD without quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Avid MC 8/7/6/5 with smooth editing without any trouble. An Avid preset is included for easy access. If you are running Windows systerm, get Pavtube HD Video Converter. Now download the program and follow the step-by-step gudie below to convert MP4 files to Avid DNxHD for smoothly editing.

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Transcoding MP4 to Avid DNxHD for Media Composer

Step 1: Install and launch MP4 Video Converte, and then click "Add video" button to import MP4 files to the converter. When the MP4 files are loaded to the program, you can view the videos from the Preview window. Simply select an item and click the "Play" button. When the video is playing, you are allowed to take snapshoot.

 

Tip: Check the "Merge into one" box, you can join several MP4 clips together.

Step 2: Click "Format" bar and move mouse cursor to "Avid Media Composer" category. Here you will find "Avid DHxHD (*.mov)", just select it as the output format. The output videos seamlessly fit Avid Media Composer 8/7/6/5.



Tip: Click "Settings" button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3: After all the settings are done, simply click the "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding MP4 files to DNxHD mov on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated MOV files effortlessly with optimum performance. Now, it's much easy for you to import MP4 files in Avid Media Composer 8/7/6/5 to make engaging movies.

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How to transcode GoPro Hero4 MP4 videos to Aperture 3 for editing?

September 8 2015 , Written by Bonnie

Description: In this article, you can get the detailed guides of encoding GoPro Hero4 MP4 videos to Apple Aperture 3 compatible codec for editing with the best converter.

How to transcode GoPro Hero4 MP4 videos to Aperture 3 for editing?


“I’m unable to import MP4 scenes from my GoPro Here 4. I get the error message “Unable to load content from specified folder/disk. Apple Aperture 3 does not support any content in the folder/disk.” My workaround had been to use the GoPro Cineform Studio to convert the MP4 files. But I failed. Any suggestions?”

With Aperture 3, you can use video and audio formats from many still cameras. The cameras listed  on the Apple-related website have been tested. From the website, you can clearly know Aperture 3 supported cameras and detailed formats. However, GoPro is not on the list. 

Therefore you’d better encode GoPro Hero4 MP4 to a more Aperture 3 editing-friendly format like Apple Prores MOV, which is the most compatible format for Aperture 3 according to my personal experience and client feedback. Here I recommend Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to you, which is outstanding in the features of easy-to-use and fast conversion speed.

 

It not only can encode all kinds of MP4 files to Aperture 3 more compatible formats, but also can change other videos such as Blu-ray, AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, FLV, MPEG, 3GP, VOB, Xvid, HD videos, 4K videos and more 200 popular formats to various NLEs like  FCE, FCP, Premiere Pro, Avid MC, iMovie, etc. It enables you to import and convert multiple video files on Mac system at one conversion, and you can set output folder according to your own needs. In general, it is an all-in-one video and audio converter, player, editor.

The following is a step-by-step guide on encoding MP4 to Aperture 3 supported format for editing. Now free download Gopro Hero4 MP4 to Aperture 3 Converter for Mac, install and launch the program. 

 

  

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How to transcode GoPro Hero 4 MP4 videos to Aperture 3 for editing?

Step 1. Load GoPro Hero4 MP4 files to Aperture 3 Converter for Mac.

Launch the GoPro Hero4 MP4 to Aperture 3 Converter for Mac and add the MP4 files to it. Keep your GoPro Hero 4 on and connect it to Mac; click “Add video” to load video clips or “Add from folder” to load the entire folder. 

Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes format for Aperture 3 

You will need to choose the output format for Apple Aperture 3. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s great for editing in Apple Aperture 3.

Tips: 

If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to customize output video bitrate, channels, frame rate, etc. In general, the higher video bit rate you choose, the larger output file size will it be; and vice versa.

Step 3. start conversion.

Now hit the big button to start converting GoPro Hero4 MP4 to AIC MOV for  Aperture 3 . After it completed, hit “Open” button to find the generated.

Once the conversion completed, click "Open Folder" to locate the converted video MP4 files. You can load GoPro Here4 MP4 video clips to Apple Aperture 3 for editing as you want, now you can have a try.

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How to Play MP4 on Sony TV?

September 6 2015 , Written by Bonnie Published on #mp4 to sony tv, #best mp4 video converter

How to solve Sony TV won't play MP4 videos? If you also want to find out the answers for MP4 Sony TV playback, please read this article.

 



Maybe you have many MP4 videos and want to watch them from your PC or Mac to better TV like Sony TV for enjoying more wonderful videos with your friends and family. But when you stream MP4 videos to Sony TV, maybe encounter these situations: “only sound and no picture ”,“ watching a MP4 movie after run of around 30 minutes or so it stopped and displayed an error “ playback not available ” or “ getting a black screen ”, etc. Don’t worry, we will offer you the answer.

This is no fault of your storage, maybe your Sony TV. Because MP4 is a complex video container, which includes different video encodings. And only MP4 videos with encodings and resolution matching with the default encodings and resolution of the Sony TV can be played on Sony TV successfully. Accoring to Sony official website, Sony TV supports formats including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4(Part 2 and 10), DivX SD, etc. Please see the following picture:



Note:

1. Use the DLNA feature to access media files over your home network from other DLNA enabled devices, such as a PC or PlayStation®3 system.
2.Enjoy media files from a USB device, such as a digital camera, MP3 player, or USB storage device, connected to the USB input on the TV.
3. Legend: O = Supported, X = Not Supported

Therefore, in that case that you need to encode MP4 to Sony TV friendly format like MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4(Part 2 and 10), etc. It sounds a bit complicated. Actually, it's very easy as long as you have a professional MP4 to Sony TV converter.

Pavtube Video Converter/Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is such a smart tool for you. Even through you don't know what audio or video codec in MP4 is best for Sony TV, this app can let you encode your MP4 files to a full compatible format like MPEG-4 MP4 for Sony TV just with one click. Then, the entire conversion process will take you a few minutes. After that, you can watch your MP4 files on the big screen TV.

Besides encoding MP4 video to Sony TV, it not only can encode MP4 video to Samsung TV, LG TV, Panasonic TVLG TV, Apple TV and more TVs on Windows computer/Mac, but also can convert MKV, H.265, FLV, MOV, VOB, Video TS etc to Sony TV formats for playing. The method on Mac is the same as on Windows computer. Now follow me to encode MP4 to Sony TV playable videos.

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Then, follow the guide below to convert MP4 to Sony TV supported videos for playing smoothly.

How to encode MP4 audios and videos to Sony TV friendly format?

Step 1. Add MP4 files into program

After download, you just have this great Sony TV video converter installed on your computer.  Click the "Add Video" to import MP4 files to the program. Or directly drag MP4 to the program. If you want to convert in batch, this powerful converter also supports you to import several MP4 files at the same time.



Step 2.Choose output file format

Just click the “Sony TV mp4” as output format from “TVS”, which is so easy. Or select the format from Common Video.

   

Tips: To change the video size, video codec and bit rate, you can just click the “Settings” button. The video will be converted in the original video size if you start to convert the video now without any change. If you keep everything default original, the video can be converted without any quality lose.

Step 3. Convert MP4 to Sony TV quickly

Click Convert button to complete converting MP4 to Sony TV supported video format. If you don’t remember the location of general files, click “Open” button to find it quickly.

When the conversion is finished, just add your extra disk to Sony TV through the USB pot. On your Sony TV, find the menu to access this USB disk and locate the MP4 video. Now you can play your MP4 video on Sony TV freely. Just have a try!

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