How to Make DaVinci Resolve Compatible with H.265/HEVC?

“My attempts at editing NX1 H.265 in DaVinci Resolve on Mac OS X fail during processing.”

“There is no such thing as H.265/HEVC won’t be processed till DaVinci Resolve can decide to support it.”

How to Make DaVinci Resolve Compatible with H.265/HEVC? We can easily find there are many guys are eager to know if DaVinci Resolve can support H.265 codec as many of them wanna import and edit H.265 in DaVinci Resolve. Well, as far as we know, the H.265 stan]dard simply has not yet been adopted by DaVinci Resolve or any other software industry leaders. To work H.265/HEVC in DaVinci Resolve, you’ll need to convert H.265 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 H.265 converter app. UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac is just what you need to achieve your goal. With it, you can effortlessly transcode H.265 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 H.265 clips to DaVinci Resolve friendly videos for smoothly playback and editing.

Convert H.265/HEVC files to DaVinci Resolve

Step 1: Load H.265 videos to the program
Launch the H.265 to DaVinci Resolve Converter and click “Add ” button to locate the H.265 files you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several H.265 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.
H.265 to MPG(MPEG-2)
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 H.265 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 H.265 files to DaVinci Resolve to play and edit without any problem.