Workflow Panasonic Lumix GX8 4k MP4 files with Davinci Resolve (El Capitan)

If you encountered problems when importing Panasonic GX8 4K MP4 files to DaVinci Resolve(Lite), you can follow this article to find the solution and solve it.

The Lumix GX8 essnetially matches the recent G7 for video capabilities, offering 4k capture, full control over exposure, silent screen-based adjustments, flat profiles, focus peaking and zebra patterns. 4k UHD video is available at 24p and either 25p or 30p depending on region, all at 100Mbit/s. Alternatively you can capture 1080 at 50p / 60p at 28Mbit/s, or at 25p / 30p at 20Mbit/s. 720p and VGA options are also available. The maximum recording time on all models, whether in Europe or not is 29:59. Sadly the body-based stabilisation is not available for video. A new electronic stabilisation mode is offered for 1080p, but not at all for 4k - so if you want stabilised 4k footage, you'll need to use an optically stabilised lens.

Quesiton: Workflow Panasonic GX8 4k mp4 Files To Resolve ?

I have a panasonic Lumix GX8 and I want to export my work into davinci resolve to colour correct.

i have a pc with lots of power but i'm trying to figure out workflow to export the files into Resolve? do I need a transcoder program?


Okay, Panasonic GX8 4K UHD video is recorded with a resolution of 3840*2160 in MP4 format, a final delivery lossy video format that is not suitable for editing in NLEs. In addition, it is also a hassle for video editing program to handle 4K video due to its large file size. If you wanna to edit Panasonic GX8 4k MP4 files in Davinci Resolve, a professional 4K Video Converter is what you need.

Featured with the most advanced converting technology, Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac is now providing the most reliable and professional 4K solutions to all format issues including 4K XAVC/XAVC S, 4K MP4, 4K MOV, 4K MXF and more.

It provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as DNxHD for Avid, DNxHD for Davinci Resolve, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere. Besides, this 4K converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K as users want. If you are working on Windows(Windows 10 included), please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. Download the tool and start the 4K to Avid video conversion.

Download 4K to Davinci Resolve Converter:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Guide: How to convert and import Panasonic GX8 4K MP4 files to DaVinci Resolve

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this 4K Video Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the 4k mp4 files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format.

Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from 4K MP4 to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.

More features of the 4K to DaVinci Resolve converter:

1. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)
The 4K file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing (optional)
This Mac video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted Panasonic GX8 4K files to DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for further editing without any hassle.

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