If you’ve got a Fujifilm X-T3, the 4K H.265/HEVC format will not be an unfamiliar for you.The only problem usually occurred during the editing process. 4K H.265 still cannot fully supported by some video editors like DaVinci Resolve can’t ingest MP4 video from Sony a9 directly. In this article, I will share the Fujifilm X-T3 to DaVinci Resolve 16, 15, 14 workflow with you.
The Fujifilm X-T3 features 4K/60P 4:2:2 10bit HDMI output and 4K/60P 4:2:0 10bit internal SD card recording. Supported video formats include the widely-used H.264/MPEG-4 AVC as well as H.265/HEVC for greater data compression. This enables 200Mbps bitrate recording when shooting 4K/60P 4:2:0 10bit. Video compression options available are ALL-Intra* and Long GOP.
This allows you to take backup video or conduct 4K/60P internal SD card recording while monitoring 4K/60P footage.
- New 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor with X-Processor 4 image processing engine
- 4K movie recording – internal SD card 4K/60P 4: 2: 0 10bit recording and the first Mirrorless digital camera with APS-C or larger sensor that is capable of 4K/60P 4: 2: 2 10bit HDMI output.
- 2.16M phase detection pixels across entire frame and Low-light phase detection limits has been increased over X-T2 by 2 Stops, from -1EV to -3EV
- 3.69 million dot OLED Color viewfinder with 0.75x magnification and blackout-free burst shooting
- 16 film Simulation modes: including eterna/cinema, B & w adjustment: -9~+9
Can we import and edit Fujifilm X-T3 H.265 videos in DaVinci Resolve?
We can’t import and edit 4K H.265/HEVC in DaVinci Resolve directly. As we all know, DNxHD and Apple ProRes codec are the codec that DaVinci Resolve natively recognizes. So the problem can easily turn to be how to convert Fujifilm X-T3 H.265 footage to ProRes/DNxHD MOV for edting in DaVinci Resolve 16/15/14. After the H.265 to ProRes or DNxHD MOV conversion, you can directly import and edit the 4K H.265 files in DaVinci Resolve without any importing problems and need not to search for the latest H.265/HEVC Plug-ins or wait for the release of the suitable one.
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How to import Fujifilm X-T3 H.265 files to DaVinci Resolve?
Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add file” button to load your Fujifilm X-T3 H.265 footage. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, or “Editing Software” > “Avid DNxHD 1080P Video (*.mov)”. Choose the proper one you want. Here, we suggest you to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best output format.
Step 3: Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. My advice is to set the video size, bit rate and fame rate to be exactly as the footages so that you will suffer least quality degradation. If you would like to use default settings, simply skip this step.
Step 4: After all necessary settings, hit the “Convert” button to start the Fujifilm X-T3 H.265 to DaVinci Resolve best supported MOV conversion. When the conversion is done, please click “Open” button to locate the converted videos.
Conclusion: If you have added quite a bunch of DaVinci Resolve H.265 files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” in the conversion panel. Now, you can smoothly edit Fujifilm X-T3 4K H.265 files in DaVinci Resolve16, 15, 14.