Experiencing problems importing DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 files into Lightworks for further editing? If you are working on a Windows 10 that is not powerful enough, you may encounter problems one or another handling 4K H.265 footage in Lightworks, especially those with 4K resolution. Learn a workaround to get Lightworks working well with a7R III H.265 footage.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 to Lightworks workflows

Issues editing DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K H.265 30p in Lightworks
“I have a DJI Mavic 2 Pro which I among other things use to shoot video. The format options are either MPEG-4 or H.265/HEVC. The higher 4K quality option is H.265. Everything looks smooth and great on the camera’s LCD but when I try to edit the 4K footage in Lightworks it’s like the framerate drops a lot and the editing process is unstable and unreliable. I really don’t know what causes this issue. Would really appreciate if someone could clear this up for me.”

In that case, we would recommend converting the footage to a format that is best suitable for use in Lightworks prior. Learn how to transcode DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 footage to H.264 .mp4 for Lightworks editing.

If for any reason you are having issues editing DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 footage in Lightworks, we would recommend converting the footage to a format that is best suitable for use in Lightworks prior. Here’s what you need –
H.265 to Lightworks Converter

Which video converter should we choose? To achieve the goal, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is the best video app we can recommend. Overall, the program not only can help you to transcode H.265/HEVC to H.264 MP4 with high quality (even 4K), but also can help you do some premiere editing before conversion, such as merging DJI Mavic 2 Pro files together, triming out unwanted frames, removing the interlaced lines, replacing audio with your favorite music, and customizing file size and video quality for your portable players.

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How to convert DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 footage to Lightworks preferred H.264?

Step 1: Open up Acrok Video Converter Ultimate as a DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 Converter for Lightworks. When its main interface comes up, click “Add File” to load your source media.

Video Converter for Lightworks - Convert video to Lightworks supported format

Step 2: Select output format for Lightworks
To convert DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 video files for Lightworks, from “Format” list, choose “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” as output format under “Common Video” column. This codec is also suitable for use in the discontinued Lightworks.

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Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (optional)
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button and go to settings panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels.

Step 4: Begin DJI Mavic 2 Pro H.265 to Lightworks supported format conversion
When ready, click “Convert” to start format conversion. If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off “Shut down computer when conversion completed” and go away to do other things. Once the conversion process is complete, you can click “Open” button to get the generated H.264 MP4 files for editing in Lightworks with optimum performance.

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