Galaxy S8/S8+ 4K to Pinnacle Studio- Edit Galaxy S8/S8+ 4K H.264 MP4 video files with Pinnacle
By default, the recently-released Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ record video in Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 30fps. However, both handsets are more than capable of shooting in gorgeous 4K UHD (3840×2160) — and with a few quick taps on the screen, you can do just that.
Capturing the video on the Galaxy S8 or S8+ is just the first step. Once you have filmed everything, you will probably want to edit it before sharing with others. If you've tried to put 4k h.264 mp4 videos taken with Galaxy S8/S8+ into Pinnacle Studio for editing, you will find the video clips will not appear. Pinnacle won’t open these 4K footage correctly. So, what’s the solution ?
To get rid of the issues, one possible solution is to transcode Galaxy S8/S8+ 4k format videos to a more “edit” friendly codec for Pinnacle Studio. Now I share the guide with you how to convert 4K video to Pinnacle Studio friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate- a best 4K Video Converter Ultimate on Windows(Windows 10). Also, you can get the Mac 4K iMedia Converter for Mac Version.
It does a good job in converting 4K videos to Pinnacle Studio most compatible format like MPEG-2 with least quality loss. Plus, it supports encoding shootings in different formats (H.264 MOV, MTS/M2TS, MP4, MXF, etc.) to video editing software compatible file types, i.e. MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, AVI to Pinnacle Studio to meet your different needs.
Converting Galaxy S8/S8+ 4K footage from 30fps to 1080p for use with Pinnacle Studio
Step 1: Run the 4k video file converter ultimate, and then click the "Add Video" button to load the 4k videos clips from your Galaxy S8/S8+. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.)
Step 2: Hit the "Format" bar and select "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu. It ensures the smooth editing with Pinnacle. Or you can choose MPEG-1, MPEG-2 as the target format from "Common Video".
Tip: You can also click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs, that you can play and editS8/S8+ 4K MP4 movies in Pinnacle Studio easily.
Step 3: Click the Convert button to start the Galaxy S8/S8+ 4K H.264 MP4 to 1080p MPEG-2 conversion. After conversion, you can find the transcoded video via "Open" button.
Now, run Pinnacle Studio on your PC and click on the Capture tab. Choose File > Import to load the converted Galaxy S8/S8+ 4K H.264 MP4 files to Pinnacle studio for native editing perfectly.