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Import and Edit All Files in Corel VideoStudio Pro (Panasonic included)

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I really like Corel VideoStudio Pro for video editing, and I’ve been using it for 4 years now. Unfortunately it really falls down when it comes to the my new Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 videos which records up to 4K/UHD video at 30p and 24p as well as 1080/60p format in MPEG-4 and AVCHD, this is a problem. It’s not recognizing my Panasonic videos, I even take the card out of the camera and transferred them to my laptop and the program does not import them. I looked on the programs input specs and MPEG-4, AVCHD is compatible. Does anyone have any ideas?

However if you check the support file formats by Corel Video Studio, you will find many videos like AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, AVCHD, MPEG-4, H.264, BDMV, DV, HDV, DivX, QuickTime, RealVideo, Windows Media Format, MOD (JVC MOD File Format), M2TS, M2T, TOD, 3GPP, 3GPP2 are all supported, but why MPEG-4, AVCHD videos from your Panasonic Lumix cannot be imported into Corel Video Studio?

Make sure you find the Panasonic videos

Panasonic hides the videos in a subdirectory called PRIVATE. Then depending which format you recorded them in, look in the AVCHD or the MPEG-4/MOV_STMP directories. They are in there somewhere. Then you can select and add them into Corel VideoStudio.

Related Topics: Panasonic Column | AVCHD Column

Install the latest Patch.

For the users who still received with displays error message "Unable to open file" "file format mismatch", you should go to the VideoStudio Updates and then download the VideoStudio Service Pack 1(released on Feb 16,2016), this service pack includes enhancements to the Multi-Camera Editor, enables users to multi-select by dragging in the Library, addresses localization issues, and improves the overall performance and stability of the application. With this latest patch installed, the problem would be solved.

ALL-files can be added in Corel VideoStudio Pro

The Corel VideoStudio Pro work with various video formats(have been listed above)- so you can edit the compatible clips directly. How about the other files from other cameras or camcorders? This is how I do it now - I prefer to use a Video Converter and convert any files to Corel VideoStudio Pro most support and compatible formats.

For the all-in-one conversion, Pavtube Video Converter is just the professional video converter, it supports convert almost all the video formats like 1080p/720p MKV, MOV, MXF, MTS, VOB, etc, to Corel VideoStudio Pro AVI, WMV, MPG... format, then importing converted files to Corel VideoStudio Pro freely and easily.

Thanks to its inner decoder and recoder, you don't have to install any other codec package to support this converter.

Build-in editor assist you to make your very own videos, while no matter you want to merge your files or clip them into several parts.

Easy to use and fast to convert, what's more, the converted quality was very good that you can hardly tell the difference between the original ones and the converted ones.

Surely, it supports Windows 10, 8, 7, xp, vista and supports batch load and batch convert, the conversion speed is also very fast.


Steps: all-in-one conversion for Corel VideoStudio Pro

Step 1. Free Download and Install Pavtube Video Converter, the trail-before-purchase is supported.

Step 2. Load files and optional settings.

Load any video you would like to convert for Corel VideoStudio and select the supported format (avi, wmv, mpg). You can Setup the output path at the same time.

If you select all files and click Merge, you can join all imported files to one output video.

The "Video Editor" can be reached by clicking the "Edit" button. You can edit your imported files by using editing functions like trimming, cropping, adding watermark to video file, change video effects, etc before starting convert for Corel VideoStudio.

load files and optional settings

Step 3. Start all-in-one conversion.

After all the settings done, you can click "Convert" button to start all-in-one conversion immediately. Few minutes later, you will get Corel VideoStudio Pro supported format (avi, wmv, mpg) video in your destination folder.

After converting the files to Corel VideoStudio Pro workable formats you can easily import them to Corel VideoStudio Pro for editing without any issues. Hope you have a good editing experience.

Further Reading:

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