Problem with Importing OBS Files to Davinci Resolve- Solved
Let's go to the point- you may create some MP4 files with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software), and use Davinci Resolve to test to see if it might work for your video editing. While, the results let you down- it doesn't recognize any of the OBS .mp4 files... Don't worry. In this article, we will share some tips & tricks with you that enable you to import and edit OBS files in Davinci Resolve without hassle.
DaVinci Resolve supports a wide range of file formats although, .mp4 clips by OBS capturing can't be supported well based on our testing and other users' feedback. To edit OBS video clips in DaVinci Resolve 10/11/12, you need to convert OBS MP4 to DaVinci Resolve edit-friendly format such as DNxHD first. To finish the task, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, the best video converter for OBS recordings.
It is capable of converting OBS videos to DNxHD, MPEG-2, Apple ProRes, AIC, etc on Mac OS X for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12, Avid Media Composer 5.5/6.0/6.5/7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more. For Windows users, please get Video Converter. Below is how. Just take a look at the brief guide below.
How to Convert and Import OBS Files to Davinci Resolve
Step 1. Load OBS Files to Software
Install and launch the OBS to Davinci Resolve converter. Click the Add button to import your capturing videos to the program. Checking the "Merge into one file" box allows you to merge several videos into one file.
Step 2. Choose Davinci Resolve Preferred Format
Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve.
Tip: 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.
Step 3. Converting OBS to Davinci Resolve
Click "Convert" button to start converting OBS .mp4 to DNxHD for importing to Davinci Resolve.
After the conversion is finished, just run Davinci Resolve and import the generated DNxHD .mov files. You will find the output video work perfectly on DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12.