Windows Movie Maker is the only editor on my Windows PC. Now I'm stuck in a trouble- I have some 4k video clips from my DJI Phantom 4. Now I want to import the 4k files to Windows Movie Maker to edit them up, put background music, add some subtitles and narrations, etc. But when I try the importing, Movie Maker says the file is an unknown format or incompatible. What's the proper settings for editing DJI Phantom 4 4K in Windows Movie Maker
To open and edit 4K footage from DJI Phantom 4 in Windows Movie Maker
smoothly, more than one guys suggest to transcode DJI Phantom 4 4K MOV/MP4 to WMM more "edit" friendly codec like WMV and downscale 4K to 1080p
is much easier for editing.
Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is just a 4K video converter like Brorsoft Video Converter
. Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use 4K to Windows Movie Maker Converter. With it, you can convert DJI Phantom 4 4k MP4/MOV videos to Windows Movie Maker preferred WMV video. With its profile settings feature, you can downsize Phantom 4K video to 1080p for easier editing. What's more, it can also transcode DJI Phantom 4 4k clips for editing in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, etc flawlessly.
Transcode DJI Phantom 4 4K videos for Editing in Windows Movie Maker
Step 1. Load Source Video
> Launch the 4K to Windows Movie Maker Converter
; click "Add Video" and load your 4K HD files from DJI Phantom 4.
Step 2. Decide Output Format
> Hit the Format box and select HD Video —>WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if you have not installed the .wmv codec.
Step 3. Set Video Resolution at 1080p
> Click "Settings" button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K MP4 to 1080p WMV, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p.
Step 4. Start 4K to 1080p WMV Conversion
> Hit "Convert" button to start the Phantom 4 4K to Windows Movie Maker conversion. When the conversion finished, check the generated 1080p video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. It would be easier for you to playback and edit.
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