7D Mark II in Resolve 11-Work Canon EOS 7D MK II H.264 files in Davinci Resolve

To help Canon EOS 7D MK II owners get rid of the trouble with Resolve 11, I will show you the easiest and quickest way to convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV, MP4 files to Avid DNxHD *.mov for Davinci Resolve 11. 

The Canon 7D Mark II may just be the perfect DSLR for videographers that need fast and accurate autofocus. For AF, it is clearly the best in its class. The uncompressed full HD via HDMI is an important new feature that will let you squeeze all you can out of already clean images, and with the ability to now monitor your audio, you have all the makings of a truly professional tool. Plus, it is an exceptional stills camera. 

If you can handle a little initial image softness, don’t need 4K video and have an extra $1800 or so laying around, then the 7D Mark II should be on the top of your list. 

Format: Interchangeable Lens DSLR w/built-in flash 
Sensor Type: Full-Frame Exmor CMOS 
Size of Sensor: APS-C (22.4 mm x 15.0 mm, 1.6 crop factor) 
Pixels on Sensor: Approx. 20.9 megapixels 
File Formats (video): MOV, H.264 (audio: Linear PCM), MP4, H.264 (audio: AAC), uncompressed output via HDMI. 
Maximum Resolution: 1920 x 1080 full HD (20Megapixel stills) 
Focus: 65-point all cross-type AF; manual, auto, continuous servo, single servo. 

My Canon 7D Mark ii were in MOV format and my editing software is Davinci Resolve 11. DaVinci Resolve works with a wide variety of file formats in real time such as DPX, CIN, EXR, Tiff, QuickTime, ProRes, DNxHD, MXF. It is obvious that both H.264 MOV and H.264 MP4 video formats are not included. In order to edit Canon 7D Mark II video files in DaVinci Resolve 11 smoothly, you'd better encode H.264 MP4/MOV to DNxHD or other DaVinci Resolve 11 friendly formats via a powerful third party program


Here Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which is designed to deal with Canon 7d mk ii H.264 videos for editing in NLEs with optimized codecs including DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve/Avid, Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Premiere and more. If you are a PC user and eager to import 7D Mark II MOV, MP4 files to DaVinci Resolve 11, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter Windows version. Now, download the software you need and follow the guide below to learn how to encode Canon EOS 7D Mark II H.264 files to DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve 11. 

Download the Canon H.264 Video converter app: 

 (Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)  

Transcode Canon EOS 7D Mark II H.264 MOV/MP4 to DaVinci Resolve 11 

Step 1. Click "Add" button to load XAH.264 MP4/MOV files or directly drag the footage to the program. You can check the "Merge into one" box to join several video files together. 


Step 2. 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. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format. 


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. If you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original. 

Step 3. When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon 7D MK ii H.264 files for DaVinci Resolve. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. 

After the conversion, it's freely to import Canon MOV/MP4 clips into DaVinci Resolve 11 for natively editing. 

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