Summary: As you know Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) generally can record FLV videos. However, many people usually encounter some importing issues when attempting to edit OBS FLV videos in Avid MC 8/7/6.5/6 on Mac. Currently there is no way to import OBS FLV videos to Avid MC directly. So, what can we do to deal with the problem?

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Open Broadcaster Software is free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It uses less resources than the commercial alternative. If you want to record some game or match footages (FLV files) to Mac and then you can do some edit work to polish them through some professional editing software, such as Avid Media Composer 8/7/6.5/6. You may find that Avid MC and FLV files are not compatible. So, you will fall into confusion: How to encode OBS FLV videos to Avid Media Composer? What’s the workflow of OBS FLV videos to Avid Media Composer?

Since FLV is not a supported format for Avid MC program, to get Avid Media Composer work perfectly with OBS FLV videos, the easy workaround is to convert OBS FLV videos to Avid DNxHD MOV, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Avid. Here you can depend on Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. With the recent upgraded version 4.8.5.1, it can encode/decode H.265/HEVC videos so nicely. If you are running on Windows, you can turn to equivalent version Pavtube Video Converter, which is an easy-to-use yet FLV converter, player and editor as well as Mac version.

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The process of encoding OBS FLV videos to Avid MC 8/7/6.5/6 on Mac:

Step 1: Download, install and launch the smart Mac Video Converter. Click “Add video” or “Add from folder” button to import OBS FLV videos to the program. You can also directly drag the files to the main interface.

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Step 2: Select “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as output video format compatible with Avid Media Composer. Click the drop-down list in the format line to get the format box. Then choose “Avid Media Composer>>Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as output format.

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Step 3: Click “Settings” to open the profile settings window, your can choose or adjust the parameters such as video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate and channels according. In the Task Information section, you can compare the detained information of the source video and the target video.

Step 4: You can preview to check the final result. Once you are happy with it, click the “Convert” button to start converting OBS FLV videos to Avid DNxHD MOV format. It will take you a little while.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can edit OBS FLV videos in Avid MC 8/7/6.5/6 on Mac without any hassles. From May 7th to May 14th, all Facebook users can enjoy a 50% discount of each Pavtube products during the 2015 Mother’s Day celebration!

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