How to import Nikon Z7 footage to Avid Media Composer on Windows 10? This article is all about how to convert Nikon Z7 4K MOV and MP4 to Avid native videos step by step for smooth editing.
The Z7 shares a 45.7MP (effective) pixel count with the company’s still-popular D850 DSLR, and both sensors have a backside-illuminated (BSI) design to help with light capture, together with no anti-aliasing filter for better detail capture. 4K video recording is offered only in the 4K UHD (3840×2160) flavour, rather than in both DCI 4K and UHD 4K, and footage can be captured at 30, 25 and 24p.
Avid Media Composer is non-linear editing system which allows us for film editing, uncompressed standard definition (SD) video and high definition (HD) editing and finishing. What video format is native supported by Avid? We can edit H.264, AVCHD, XAVC, HDV and DV, MPEG-4, DNxHD. Unfortunately, 4K resolution is not widely supported by Avid. For importing and editing Nikon Z7 4K videos in Avid, you’d better converter 4K H.264/MPEG-4 to DNxHD codec. DNxHD is Avid’s baby. All kinds of DNxHD are supported natively via either of the import methods mentioned above.
To encode Nikon Z7 video to Avid Media Composer on Windows 10, Acrok 4K Video Converter is just the right 4K video to Avid conversion software, which can support you to encode and import any 4K videos to Avid on Windows 10 without hassle. The main features of this Nikon Z7 to Avid Converter are high conversion speed with zero quality loss. Besides MOV and MP4 files, it can also convert other video formats, such as MKV, AVI, MXF, Blu-ray, DVD, etc. to Avid friendly file format. What’s more, it can allow you to convert from and to more than 70 formats like MP4, HEVC, AVI, FLV, M4V, WMV, MKV, MOV, etc. You can read review to learn more. Just download it and follow the steps below to get Nikon Z7 files into Avid.
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Step 1. Import 4K videos
Open Finder, and then locate and drag the Nikon Z7 files into this 4K to Avid video converter. To combine all footage, just click “Settings” then check the “Merge all files into one” at bottom of the user interface.
Step 2. Select output format list
Select “Format” pull down list to select “Editing Software” > “Avid DNxHD 1080P(*.mov)” as the best video format for Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8.
By the way, if you want to only import parts of the Nikon Z7 movie into Avid for further editing, you can trim the very parts before Avid 4K MOV/MP4 files conversion. To do so, directly click the Edit button on the Nikon Z7 4K video you want to edit. In the Adjust tab of the open up window, click the Add trim marker button to add markers to the play bar and then drag the markers to set the start point and end point. When done, close the window to save the result.
Step 3. Start video conversion
This Nikon Z7 files to Avid converter will convert H.264/MPEG-4 files rapidly, preserving 100% original quality. When finished, the output file is ready for being imported to Avid for editing. All iMovie versions are supported, including Avid 8/7/6/5.
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