“My attempts at editing MKV in DaVinci Resolve on Mac OS X fail during processing.”
“There is no such thing as MKV won’t be processed till DaVinci Resolve can decide to support it.”
We can easily find there are many guys are eager to know if DaVinci Resolve can support MKV codec as many of them wanna import and edit MKV in DaVinci Resolve. Well, as far as we know, the MKV stan]dard simply has not yet been adopted by DaVinci Resolve or any other software industry leaders. To work MKV in DaVinci Resolve, you’ll need to convert MKV video files to something editable like MPEG-2 for DaVinci Resolve.
Actually, it’s not so hard to do the trick as long as you apply a professional MKV converter app. UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac is just what you need to achieve your goal. With it, you can effortlessly transcode MKV to DaVinci Resolve friendly movie format like MPEG-2, MOV (Note: it applies to all kinds of DaVinci Resolve including DaVinci Resolve Pro, DaVinci Resolve keeping the original quality. Besides DaVinci Resolve, this software can also export Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems.
If you are Windows users, UFUSoft HD Video Converter is the alternative choice. Below is the detailed guide on converting MKV clips to DaVinci Resolve friendly videos for smoothly playback and editing.
Convert MKV files to DaVinci Resolve
Step 1: Load MKV videos to the program
Launch the MKV to DaVinci Resolve Converter and click “Add ” button to locate the MKV files you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several MKV clips together if necessary.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for DaVinci Resolve. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip: Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. You’d better create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish encoding MKV to MPG for DaVinci Resolve on Mac OS X.
When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking “Open” button on the main interface, then you can transfer the converted MKV files to DaVinci Resolve to play and edit without any problem.