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Nikon D800/D800E MOV to Avid-Convert/Edit Nikon HD MOV to Avid Media Composer on Mac

Nikon D800/D800E Digital SLR Camera is more than a DSLR, it’s a broadcast quality video camera as well. Driving both still and video capture is the FX-format CMOS 36.3Mp sensor and the powerful EXPEED 3 image-processing engine. When it comes to HD movie capture, the D800 shoots broadcast quality video in two D-Movie formats at 1080/30p full HD. The D800/D800E captures movies in FX and DX movie formats. The FX-based format renders shallow depth of field with beautiful bokeh, while the DX-format uses an image area similar to 35mm movie film, for a look cinematographers are accustomed to.

But this MOV video format came from Nikon D800/D800E is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you may have the difficulty of playing and editing Nikon MOV video files on some players and editing software on Mac. If you want to transfer Nikon D800/D800E MOV video to Avid Media Composer edit with high quality on Mac, you can convert Nikon D800/D800E MOV files to Avid Media Composer MOV before editing.

Nikon D800/D800E mov video converter

Here is how I import Nikon D800/D800E MOV videos to Avid Media Composer by converting Nikon MOV to HD MOV on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and PowerPC Mac.

Step 1. Load mov videos to Nikon Video Converter for Mac.
Connect Nikon D800/D800E to Apple iMac with the in-box USB cable, copy and transfer the 1080p .mov files to the Apple hard drive disk. Run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Nikon D800/D800E to Avid video converter on Mac, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos. You may also directly drag and drop the MOV video to application UI for importing files.

Step 2. Choose HD MOV for Avid.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov), and the Nikon MOV to Avid converter will transcode the Nikon Full HD 1080P files to HD MOV for Avid MC, Xpress Pro.To get high quality video, you can click the “Settings” button and make sure the original option is used for the Bit rate option.

Nikon Video Converter for Mac

Step 3. Convert Nikon D800/D800E MOV video to HD MOV for Avid editing software.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Nikon MOV to Avid Converter will start the conversion from Nikon D800/D800E MOV to Avid compatible MOV for Avid MC or Xpress Pro or the upgraded Media Composer 5/6.

As soon as the conversion in finished, you can import .mov videos to Avid Media Composer, Avid Xpress Pro for editing. The output HD MOV also works in Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express/ iMovie, and other non-linear editing software like Adobe Premiere on Mac OS X.

Tips:
The Best Nikon Video Converter for Mac also supports converting Nikon D7000, Nikon D5100, Nikon D5200, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3S, Nikon D600, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2, MOV videos to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, MPG, DV, AVI, etc on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7, FCP X, Final Cut Express 4, iMovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.