Monday, April 17, 2017

Import MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017 for editing

HitFilm Pro 2017 is a all-in-one video editing and visual effects software. You can get that rough cut looking sharp with HitFilm Pro’s dedicated editing trimmer, customizable workspace and shot-transition features. You can mix different formats, resolutions, framerates all on the same timeline and quickly import and organize your footage. Why HitFilm Pro 2017 can't recognize MP4 files everytime? What can I do if HitFilm Pro 2017 stops working when importing MP4 footage? Here I will give you an easy and fast solution to edit MP4 in HitFilm Pro 2017.

Why HitFilm Pro 2017 wont Accept certain MP4 videos?

In fact some movies in MP4 format like H.265 MP4 is not recognizable by HitFilm Pro 2017, in order to edit all kind of MP4 files in HitFilm Pro 2017 on Windows (Windows 10 included), you need a top MP4 video converter to change MP4 to formats supported by HitFilm Pro 2017 at first.

HitFilm Pro 2017 Supported Formats


• AVI (including 10-bit and 12-bit GoPro Cineform) (Windows only)
• DV & HDV
• MP4 (AVC/H264 & AAC)
• Quicktime MOV (including 10-bit and 12-bit Pro-Res) (requires that an up to date version of Quicktime is installed on your computer)


• MP3
• M4A

Convert MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017 Supported Format

Don't let that format issue stop you from showing your creativity. To import MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017, the most obvious and direct solution here is to convert MP4 to a format that's compatible with HitFilm Pro 2017 as mentioned before. The first thing we need is a powerful video converter to convert MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017 compatible format. I would recommend you Pavtube Video Converter, a powerful and practical video converter for HitFilm Pro 2017 WIndows. It allows you to convert unsupported MP4 video (4K MP4 also included) and other unsupported videos to HitFilm Pro 2017 editable video like AVI, MPEG-2, MOV, MP4 etc for smooth editing.

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Free download this best MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017 Video Converter

If you are using HitFilm Pro 2017 Mac version, you can use Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to convert MP4 and other videos to HitFilm Pro 2017 supported video on Mac.

How to Convert MP4 to HitFilm Pro 2017 Editable video?

Step 1. Load MP4 file

Load MP4 video to the MP4 file converter program by clicking “Add” button, or drag the MP4 videos to the software directly.

Step 2. Choose a format for HitFilm Pro 2017

Click “Format” bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. You can also choose MP4, AVI, MOV etc from "Common Video" profile as the final format.

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc. for Sony Movie Studio.

Step 3: Click the Convert icon under the preview window, and the program will start transcode MP4 for HitFilm Pro 2017. When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated .mpg files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import converted MP4 clips into HitFilm Pro 2017 for further editing. Have a try.

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