Transcode DAV to DNxHD MOV for Editing with Avid

Posted by admin on August 6, 2018 under Convert DAV to Editors | Be the First to Comment

A DAV file is a video created by a DVR365 digital video recorder, such as the DSD304, DSD308, or DSD316 DVR. However, Mac’s DAV support is not that good and Mac user may suffer stuttering playback and editing issues especially they want to use DAV files in Avid MC or other NLEs. Avid DNxHD (“Digital Nonlinear Extensible High Definition”) is a lossy high-definition video post-production codec developed by Avid for multi-generation compositing with reduced storage and bandwidth requirements. Thus, when you get many DAV videos and want to edit them with Avid, FCP, iMovie, or Adobe Premiere, it’s better to take advantage of the DNxHD codec.

To transcode DAV to DNxHD quickly and easily, UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can do batch conversion from DAV, MKV, AVCHD, MTS, AVI, VOB, MP4, MOV and more to DNxHD in simple clicks of mouse. Besides DNxHD, the program also support outputing various professinal encoders – DNxHD, Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple Prores, DVCPRO, HDV, MPEG-2 – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid Media Composer,iMovie, FCP, Adobe Premiere and more. Just download the program and follow the step-by-step guide below to start converting DAV to DNxHD.

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Guide: Converting DAV to DNxHD on Mac(macOS High Sierra included)

Step 1. Add DAV files

Run the DAV to DNxHD Converter and drag & drop your DAV files to the program, or click “Add Video” button to locate the DAV files you want to add. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.)

Step 2. Choose DNxHD as the output video format

Now click the Profile icon to reveal output panel. And and mouse cursor to “Editing Software” category. You’ll find several DNxHD formats are provided. To edit your DAV videos in Avid MC, you can also directly select DNxHD MOV as the output format to get videos with optimized settings to fit the video editing app.

Tip: Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for Avid editing.

Step 3. Start encoding DAV to DNxHD

At this point, you can change the output filename or output path if you wish. If you feel satisfied with your options, Just hit the Convert button to activate DAV file to DNxHD conversion.

When all conversions completed, you’ll get a pop-up notice. Just click “Open” button, you can fast find where your converted files are saved.