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Import Capto Videos to Davinci Resolve

Capto is a new screen capture and screen recording app that's perfect for creating informative and compelling captures. When you record screen videos with Capto, you also can edit the video with the built-in video editor. But if you want to get professional video editing, you can import the Capto videos to Davinci Resolve for production.

You just need to record the screen video and export the Capto to your computer then you can add the Capto video to Davinci Resolve. Normally, Capto exports video files in .mov and .mp4 container. MOV can be directly imported into Davinci Resolve for editing. But the frame rate maybe lead some issues from time to time. Therefore, you can use a video converter to transcode Capto video to Davinci Resolve more compatible Prores and DNxHD. Read on the article, you can get the detailed guide.

Record Video with Capto on Mac

This app allows you choose between recording a portion of your screen or the entire Mac screen.

So, here's how to record video from your screen with audio:

1. Open Capto.

2. Hit Record at the top of the window and select Screen or Area.

3. Check the corresponding boxes in the menu that appears to include computer audio, microphone, and camera video.

4. Hit the red round button to start recording.

5. Click on the blinking red icon in the menu bar to stop recording.

record video with Capto

Now the video is saved in Capto.

Davinci Resolve supported file formats

DaVinci Resolve supports these following video codec and format

Video codec: QuickTime, Prores, DNxHD, MXF, DPX, CIN, EXR
Image format: TIFF, JPEG, MOV, TGA, BMP
Camera raw format: Blackmagic CinemaDNG RAW, ARRI Alexa RAW and Amira. RED One, EPIC , Scarlet and Dragon R3D files including +5K, monochrome and HDRx images, Cineform , Cineform 3D, Phantom Raw, GoPro, Capto, Capto C300, C500 and 1D, 5D, 7D, Sony F65/F55/F5 RAW, Sony XAVC variants

Best Capto to Davinci Resolve Converter

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use yet reliable video/audio conversion application. It can convert between all popular video & audio formats and pictures, like HEVC, AVI, MPEG, WMV, DivX, MP4, H.264/AVC, AVCHD, MOV, XviD, 3GP, and audio MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG. It can convert Capto MP4 and MOV to Davinci Resolve supported DNxHD and Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) with excellent video and audio quality.

What's more, it brings simple yet potent video editing at your fingertips. You can trim the unwanted part of the Capto video or remove/replace the audio in the video file. You also can add some text/video/image watermark to the Capto recordings.You also can adjust the video codec, size, frame rate, bit rate and ratio as well as the audio codec, bitrate, number of channels, sample size or volume. For Windows users, Pavtube Video Converter is recommended to convert Capto to Davinci Resolve accepted video format.

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Steps to Convert Capto Video Files to Davinci Resolve

Step 1. Load Capto video files

Here you can directly drag & drop the Capto video files to the converter, or click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” button on the top menu to browse and choose Capto video files. Batch conversion is supported here. You also can import Sony XDCAM, Samsung H.265 video and other source video to convert to Davinci Resolve.

Step 2: Specify output file format for Davinci Resolve

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down list, select Davinci Resolve best supported editing codec such as "Avid DNxHD (*.mov)" from "Avid Media Composer" main category menu extended list. 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.

Step 3: Edit video. (Optional)

Before loading your video into Davinci Resolve for professional video editing, you can complete some basic video editing task with the program's built-in video editing function. Check an item to active the "Video Editor" function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the "Video Editor" window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc.

Step 3. Start Capto video to Davinci Resolve conversion

After all the settings are done, simply click the Convert button to start transcoding Capto video files to DNxHD mov for Davinci Resolve on Mac.

When the conversion is done, click "Open Output Folder" button to pop out the folder with converted files, then you can add those files into DaVinci Resolve Media Pool without any issues.

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