Webm to Avid Media Composer delivers a simple yet effective solution to convert Webm to Avid Media Composer importable DNxHD codec.
WebM is a video file format developed by Google, distributed under a BSD license. It is primarily intended to offer a royalty-free alternative to use in the HTML5 video tag. VLC media player, MPlayer and K-Multimedia Player have native support for playing WebM files and YouTube offers WebM videos as part of its HTML5 player. All uploaded files are encoded into WebM.
In fact, although as popular as it being, the WebM format is only for HTML 5 websites to stream videos online and few portable devices and players currently support playing this kind of files. That's why many people often encounter kinds of problems when trying to play WebM videos on QuickTime or iTunes, edit WebM flies in NLE systems.
Quesiton: Webm in Avid ?
"I am running Avid MC6.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.7.4 and I'm trying to convert a webm file to quicktime format to us in media composer. Any suggestion ?"
On Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD or XDCAM codec for editing, and DNxHD codec is the first choice. So if want to get Avid Media Composer work perfectly with Webm videos, the easy workaround is to convert Webm to DNxHD mov. Brorosft Video Converter for Mac can be of great help in this task. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Webm files to DNxHD encoded MOV for Media Composer 5/5.5/6/7, and it works well and converts flawlessly. Meanwhile, the Mac Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like FCP, FCE, iMovie, and Adobe Premiere (Pro), etc. If you are running on Windows, get Brorsoft Video Converter. Now just, download the program and achieve your goal smoothly.
Download the Webm to Avid Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to convert Webm format to Avid supported DNxHD MOV
Step 1. Click Add button to load the Webm movies you want to convert for iMovie. Or simply drag your videos to the left item bar for converting. Batch conversion is supported so you can add many files at a time to save the conversion time. And as you see, added files can be previewed in the right Preview window and you can take snapshots of your favorite video scenes.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid. You are also allowed to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels by clicking "Settings" icon.
Step 3. Start the Webm to DNxHD conversion
After all the settings, now you've come to the last step: click the Convert button to start converting your videos. The conversion time depends on your computer speed, file length, etc. Generally, it won't take much a long time. When the conversion completes, get the converted Avid compatible videos in the output folder and import them to Avid Media Composer(5/5.5/6/6.5/7) without any troubles.
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