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Tips for Editing OBS Files in Avid MC Smoothly


OBS, short for Open Broadcaster Software, is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It can record video in .flv or .mp4 format, which can be uploaded straightly into YouTube or other video hosting site just fine. However, if you attempt to import these footage recorded from OBS into Avid Media Composer for editing further, chances are you encounter various problems such as audio gone, video frozen, screen crashes... Is there any way to get around these problems so that you can edit OBS videos in Avid Media Composer smoothly? Just find answer from this article.

Just we have said above, OBS generally can record FLV and MP4 videos, but it seems that Avid Media Composer does not like the way. The file type is not compatible with Avid Media Composer. On this occasion, to get Avid Media Composer work perfectly with OBS videos, the easy and quick workaround is to convert OBS FLV/MP4 videos to Avid DNxHD MOV, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid.

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To finish the task, Brorsoft Video Converter will give you a big hand. It enables you to convert OBS video to Avid Media Composer compatible format with fast speed while keeping the excellent quality. Besides Avid Media Composer, this amazing program also has the capacity to export ProRes for Final Cut Pro, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, AIC for iMovie and more NLEs for native editing. If you are running on Mac, get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Don't hesitate to download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

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How to Import OBS files into Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Load original OBS recordings

Run 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.


Step 2: Choose output format

Click "Format" bar to select Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as the best video format for editing MP4 in Avid with good video quality.


Tip: Before conversion, you can click "Settings" button right besides "Format" and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Start encoding OBS video

Click "Convert" button to start encoding OBS MP4/FLV video for importing to Avid Media Composer.

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