When you import iPhone 7 videos to Avid Media Composer, you may get the error message. It may be because the file is broken, an unsupported format or for another reason...
iPhone 7(including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, et) records MOV files and the files are compressed using the h.264 codec. Avid Media Composer like other NLEs doesn't like the file type. Therefore, you may have some clues that why people always meet difficulty in importing iPhone video to Avid.
So if you are unable to locate your iPhone 7 files to Avid Media Composer, then you need to find another way to perform the task. As we all know, the most compatible video codec for Avid is DNxHD, then transocoding iPhone H.264 .mov to DNxHD with a third party program is an easy way to edit iPhone videos with Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8.
Brorsoft Video Converter
is such a program that available for your choice. With it, you can convert iPhone recordings to Avid Media Composer and many other programs like Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro and more. What's more, all these will be done in three simple steps. No extra codec is needed. Mac users, please get Video Converter for Mac
. Download the program and read on to see how it works.
How to convert and import iPhone 7 video to Avid Media Composer
Install and launch the iPhone video converter. Click the Add button to import your .mov videos to the program. Checking the "Merge into one file" box allows you to merge several videos into one file.
Click the format bar and move mouse cursor "Avid Media Composer". Here we recommend the "Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)" as the best video format.
You can click "Settings" button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.
Finally, simply hit the big Convert button to start conversion.
Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open" button. And then you can import the converted iPhone 7 files to Avid Media Composer easily.
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