Solution to MPG and Avid Media Composer incompatible issue

When you try to import and edit MPG videos with Avid, ever met any file importing and transferring problem?

Unsupported file format:

"I just downloaded some MPG files from Internet and planed to edit in Avid. But now my AVID won't allowing me to import it as a message box just keeps coming up saying that "format is not supported". Anyone know how I can get that MPG clip into my AVID? Thanks."

If you wanna come across such situation, the best solution is to get aids from MPG/MPEG to Avid Converter, which can help you to encode MPEG files to DNxHD MOV codec for Avid. To finish the task, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended, which is a professional and powerful high-quality Mac video converter and editor.

In general, users can effortlessly convert MPG and other video formats including XAVC, XAVC S, MTS, MXF, MKV, MOV, VOB .etc to DNxHD codec - ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid. In addition, it also offers other optimized codecs for NELs, like Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Premiere and more. If you are a PC user and also willing to open MPG files in Avid, pls turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide belwo to start converison.

How to Convert MPG to DNxHD for Avid

Step 1: Load original footage

Run MPG Converter Mac and click "Add" button load MPG files to the converter. You can check the "Merge into one" box to join several video files together.



Step 2: Choose a proper output format  

Click "Format" bar to choose output format. For transferring MPG videos to Avid MC, you are advised to choose "Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)" which is specially designed for Avid.



Tip: Click the "Settings" button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and fame rate.

Step 3: Start Conversion

When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding MPG video for Avid Media Composer on Mac. You can check the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

After the conversion, you are able to import the encoded MPG files into Avid Media Composer for natively editing without issue.

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