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Should't Roku 3 directly play H.265/HEVC 4K movie ?

August 25 2015 , Written by sophializhu Published on #4k h.265 on roku 3, #convert hevc to roku 3, #h.265 encoder for roku, #hevc to roku 3, #play h.265 on roku 3, #roku 3 h.265 support, #add h.265 to roku 3, #roku directly play h.265 4k

Does the Roku 3 play H.265 files ? If you also have the intention to play H.265/HEVC on Roku 3, read on to get the solution.

Roku is by far the most popular set top box for streaming media and while they say there are thousands of channels to choose from, a lot of those can be directly linked to a YouTube type channel. The most popular services are Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and now HBOGO. It’s been almost 2 years since the release of Roku 3. With Roku 3, consumers basically got an upgraded CPU and a gimmicky headphones jack in the Roku remote. Most of you probably have had the pleasure of using an Roku 3 for enjoyment any movie files you want. If you got some H.265 movies, why not add H.265 to Roku 3 for playback?

As far as we know, Roku supported media file formats are restricted to MKV (H.264), MP4 (H.264). H.265/HEVC 4K movie is not included here. So, how to prepare your H.265 videos for playback on Roku 3? Luckily, there's a workaround that can make your movies playable on Roku 3 - Encode H.265/HEVC to H.264 MP4 videos for Roku 3.

Therefore, if you want to stream H.265 to Roku for playback, an H.265 to Roku converter is needed.

Brorsoft Video Converter is such a program. This video app is professional on fast transcoding H.265/HEVC to Roku 3/2 friendly MP4, MKV without quality loss. In addition to converting H.265 files to Roku formats, it can also convert among more than one hundred videos formats including AVI, VOB, MXF, MTS, MVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, MPG, MKV to Roku supported video formats. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the right choice.

Download h.265 to Roku converter:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Tutorial on how to convert H.265(HEVC) to Roku 3 supported file format

1. Load H.265 files to the converter

Download and install the H.265 converter for Roku on your computer. Run it and directly drag and drop the H.266 files to the main windows of this program. You can also add H.265/HEVC videos by clicking the “add” button.



2. Choose Roku friendly format

After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as H.264 Video (*.mp4). The reason mp4 is the target format is that by packing the videos in mp4, the file size will be reasonable small and the video quality remains.



Tip: Roku does play MP4 files according to the relevant info in Roku official site. However, Roku just plays the MP4 files with H.264 video codec and AAC audio. Roku fails to play MP4 files with other codec. Click the Settings icon to set the correct video, audio codecs.

3. Start H.265 to Roku 3 conversion

Hit the Convert button to start encoding H.265 to H.264 MP4 for Roku 3 playback.
Once the conversion is finished, click Open button to get the output MP4 files. You can either stream them or transfer the converted H.265 videos to Roku’s SD card or to a USB stick that can be attached to Roku streaming player. Enjoy.

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Edius Video Playback issues-MKV/AVI/VOB to EDIUS 6/7/8 Workflow

August 18 2015 , Written by sophializhu Published on #can edius import mkv files, #convert AVI to edius, #edit vob files in edius, #edius 7 with mkv files, #import avi to edius, #vob to edius, #mkv to edius 5, #using avi files in edius, #work vob with edius

Edius 6/7/8 crashes when browsing, importing your MKV/AVI/VOB files? Get the best solution to the issue from this article.

EDIUS is a non-linear editor (NLE) that works with most modern video formats. As an ideal video editing tool, EDIUS is widely used by video professionals and hobbyists. You probably would like to use EDIUS to edit MKV/AVI/VOB files to get more wonderful video files. While, some errors appeared when adding MKV/VOB/AVI video to EDIUS 6/7/8 timeline: file import failure, no video playback, program crashed and etc.

Q1:" I need to use a MKV file in any editing software (like Adobe Premiere or Edius)

I don't have any idea how can I do any of them.
But I tried MKV2AVI but there were 2 problems :
a - It can't export 23.976 fps correctly. When I import in that framerate, the video is very bad
b - As the video goes, the audio will be unsync.

Can you help me guys?"

Q2:"if I place the VOB on Edius timeline and export to DV avi, the result has no venetian blind problem but the result now looks out of focus (soft) due to an Edius 4.5 issue

using the VOB direct in Edius Pal project is no solution since Edius stops responding for a minute or two after performing any cut/trim in the VOB."

Okay, how to fix these problems?

A cleaner result can be obtained by using Brorsoft Video Converter. It can convert any types video like AVI, VOB, MKV, TiVo, MPG to Edius Pro supported MPEG-2 format without compressing any video quality. Apart from that, people who want to make changes to the video can easily touch up the video with its built-in editor. This Video to EDIUS Converter is well compatible with Windows system (Windows 10 included). For Mac users, you can convert videos to EDIUS on Mac OS X (Yosemite and El Capitan included) by taking advantage of Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.

Download the best EDIUS Video Converter:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Convert AVI/VOB/MKV to Edius Pro-friendly format

The tutorial will take the Windows version of the video converter. Encoding videos to EDIUS on Mac is almost the same. Just get the right version.

How to Convert MKV/AVI/VOB to MPEG-2 for Edius editing

Step 1. Import MKV/AVI/VOB videos to the software

Click “Add Video” button (or “Add from folder”) to load MKV/VOB/AVI source files. Or just drag&drop your MKV/VOB/AVI videos into the software.



Step 2. Choose the best output format

Click “Format” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from “Common Video” as the output format.



Tips – Adjust audio and video settings

This professional MKV/VOB/AVI to Edius converter program enables users to adjust audio and video settings before conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

Step 3. Start the conversion process

Click the “Convert” button to start transcoding MKV/VOB/AVI to MPEG-2 for Edius.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Now you can easily import converted MKV/VOB/AVI files to EDIUS 5/6/7 for further editing.

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Convert OBS recording for Sony Vegas Pro 11/12/13

August 11 2015 , Written by sophializhu Published on #obs to sony vegas pro, #open obs files in vegas pro, #load obs recordings to sony vegas pro, #import obs files to vegas pro, #editing obs files in sony vegas, #convert obs recording for sony vegas, #obs to mpeg-2 for sony vegas pro

Summary: Facing the problem when importing OBS files into Sony Vegas Pro? You can fix the issues via transcoding OBS recording to Sony Vegas most compatible format first.



I record many video clips with my Open Broadcaster Software(OBS), and I have trouble in editing OBS files with Sony Vegas. In fact, OBS can export .FLV and .MP4 files. Sony Vegas(including Vegas Pro 11/12/13) can’t handle the MP4 or FLV videos well. So if you want to import OBS files to Sony Vegas Pro, you will need to transcode the OBS files to Sony Vegas supported format. Check the quick solution below.

Now I share the guide with you how to convert OBS recordings to Sony Vegas Pro friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter. With it, you can effortlessly transcode OBS files for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Studio, Magix Movie Edit Pro, Windows Movie Maker and more.

Tutorial: Import, Edit OBS files in Sony Vegas

1. Download, install and run the the best OBS to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the "Add" button to load OBS recorded videos. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the "Merge into one" box.



2. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select "MPEG-2(*.mpg)" as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.



3. Click "Settings" button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

4. Click the convert button; it will start encoding OBS clips for importing to Sony Vegas Pro immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for edit in Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 perfectly.

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Can’t play DJI Phantom 3 4K videos- downscale 4K to 1080p

August 4 2015 , Written by sophializhu Published on #downscale DJI Phantom 3 4k to 1080p, #convert DJI Phantom 3 4k to 1080p video, #DJI Phantom 3 4k to 1080p converter, #DJI Phantom 3 4k to 1080p downscaling, #render DJI Phantom 3 4k videos to 1080p, #DJI Phantom 3 4K UHD video converter

Summary: Got some 4K videos from DJI Phantom 3, how to play, edit, upload these 4K files? Here is a simple tutorial on how to downscale DJI Phantom 4K to 1080p for easier playback and editing. Learn how to.

DJI Phantom 3 is integrated with a complete 4K camera and 3-axis gimbal system. With the 4k camera, users can record up to 4K videos. However, as we know, the majority of playback, editing work is still being finished in 1080p including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, etc. In most cases, we still need to downscale most of the 4K video files to 1080p. And in this article we will teach you how to downscale 4K to 1080p from DJI Phantom 3 step by step.

Actually, editing a 4K video requires more computing power and it could be more time consuming. For those who wanna play and edit DJI Phantom 3 4K videos(especially on an old computer), we highly suggest you to downsize DJI Phantom 3 4K clips to 1080p then edit the project in 1080p.

Although there are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Well, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is considered to be the best 4K to 1080 converter.

It is surely in the support of compressing DJI Phantom 3 4K videos to 1080p faultlessly. What’s more, this video app can help you to convert 4K MOV/MP4 from DJI Phantom 3 to FCP/Adobe Premiere/Avid MC, iMovie more compatible format like Apple ProRes, MPEG-2, DNxHD, Apple InterMediate Codec, etc. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can trim, crop and retouch your videos in clicks. Overall, this program is a completely professional 4K HD video converter, player and editor. For Windows users, Brorsoft Video Converter is the alternative choice. Download it and learn how to.

How to downscale 4K to 1080p from DJI Phantom 3 MP4/MOV footage

Step 1. Load DJI Phantom 3 4K Video

Launch the 4K to 1080p Converter; click "Add Video" and load your 4K files from DJI Phantom 3 or hard drive.



Step 2. Decide Output Format

Click the "Format" drop down list to select output format like MPEG-2. If you want to play or edit DJI Phantom 3 videos on decent media player or editing programs, you’d better set a preset profile that best meets your needs. For example, if you want to edit DJI Phantom 3 footage in Premiere Pro, “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg)” would be the best choice.



Step 3. Downsize original 4K resolution at 1080p

Click "Settings" button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert 4K to 1080p, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 108p.



Step 4. Start 4K to 1080p conversion

Hit "Convert" button to let the DJI Phantom 3 4K to 1080p conversion begin. When the conversion finished, check the generated 1080p video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. It would be much easier for you to playback and edit.

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