“I can play the Panasonic AG-CX10 4K MOV files on PC using Media Player, but I can’t load the video files into DaVinci Resolve 16, why? This is an emergency situation! How to solve this problem? – Khang, Peter“
“I have captured some videos clips about 20 or so with my new Panasonic AG-CX10; the recordings are in MP4 format with 4K resolution. I would like to edit them on the Premiere Pro CS6 so that I can share these interesting videos with my friends through internet or on YouTube. But the problem is, my Premiere Pro has no ability to edit such high definition files, I want to find some apps can import the Panasonic AG-CX10 HEVC to Premiere Pro, but unfornately I found nothing on the internet. Can anyone here suggest something to help me out? Thanks in advance. – WILLIAMS JR, James E“
The Panasonic AG-CX10 is a near perfect camera for solo journalists, roving documentary makers, and any kind of vlogger or video streamer. The CX-10 has a large 1/2.5inch MOS sensor, and uses the Panasonic Venus Engine developed for the Lumix cameras to give it fast image processing. It records 10-bit 4:2:2 4K 30p video internally at up to 150Mbps, and 10-bit 4:2:0 4K up to 200Mbps in 24p, 30p and 60p. The camera can capture in MOV, MP4 and AVCHD codecs, and Panasonic’s P2 MXF that has numerous bitrate and frame rate options. Capture modes include Long GOP or ALL-I intraframe.
With every new camera, come many new questions about the workflow. In this article, we will talk about Panasonic AG-CX10 HEVC to Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve workflow. If you meet some importing issues, just read on to get some tips.
Panasonic AG-CX10’s HEVC codec video is MOV and MP4 format and it is still not so popular and widely supported by the usual video editors including Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, etc. To solve the problem, it will be better to transcode 4K HEVC videos to a more “edit” friendly codec. The easy workaround is to change the file extention from “HEVC” to “ProRes”, which is a friendly format supported by Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve.
To achieve the goal, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional HEVC to ProRes Converter. It’s able to convert HEVC files from Panasonic AG-CX10 to youe editing software fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. This software can export ProRes for Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, DaVinciResolve 16/15/14, Final Cut Pro X, and more NLE systems for native editing. Download the software and follow the guide to convert and edit Panasonic AG-CX10 4K MOV and MP4 files in Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve.
Tip: Best editing video format for Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve
For Premiere Pro: ProRes MOV, H.264 MP4, H.264 MOV, MPEG-2 MPG, wmv3 WMV
For DaVinci Resolve: H.264 MP4, ProRes MOV, DNxHD MOV
Convert Panasonic AG-CX10 HEVC to ProRes for Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve
Step 1. Install and launch the HEVC to ProRes Converter. Click “Add file” icon to load Panasonic AG-CX10 4K MOV and MP4 footage for converting.
Step 2. Set ProRes MOV as output format
Click “Format”, Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) as the output format for Premiere Pro or DaVinci Resolve.
Tip: If you are Windows user, you can choose output format under “Editing Software” category. You can set Adobe MPEG-2 (*mpg) as output format for editing Panasonic AG-CX10 HEVC footage in Premiere Pro CC, CS6 and CS5. For DaVinci Resolve users, you can choose ProRes MOV and DNxHD MOV as output format.
Step 3. Settings
You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want. For geting orginal video resolution, please select “Orginal” in “Reaolution (pix)” column.
Step 4. Edit Panasonic AG-CX10 videos
Before converting Panasonic AG-CX10 HEVC to ProRes, you can click “Edit” icon to edit your 4K MOV and MP4 videos with this best HEVC Video Converter. On the “Video Editor” Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, add 3D effect, reset, and adjust volume.
Step5：Start Video Conversion
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the HEVC to ProRes conversion.
Once the conversion process shows 100%, you can easily import the converted files to Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve with smooth workflow.