GoPro Studio software is available for Windows and Mac for free, which makes it easier than ever to create professional-quality videos with your GoPro content. You can import most popular videos and turned them into GoPro Edit Templates that help fast-track you to an incredible edit. The music, edit points, slow motion effects and more have been dialed—all you have to do is replace our video clips with yours. Or if you want to create your edits from scratch, you can do that too. Trim and mix clips. Adjust video playback speed for fast or slow motion. Add titles, music, audio tracks and more. And it supports GoPro, Canon, Nikon and other constant frame rate H.264 mp4 and .mov formats.

However, when adding MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP4, MXF, MTS, etc videos into GoPro Studio, many people just encounter various problems, such as “GoPro Studio won’t import videos”, “GoPro Studio crashes”, “GoPro Studio can’t output files”, etc. The following content just aims to explain why GoPro Studio doesn’t play these movies as well as provide an easy way to get any movies (including MOV from Canon and Nikon DSLRs in Windows 8 and Windows 10, non-GoPro and some MP4, MOV) into GoPro Studio.

Before editing any videos in GoPro Studio, you may ask “What Type of Media Files Can I Add to a GoPro Studio Project?”

According to GoPro Studio support website, GoPro Studio has strict requirements of video formats, it only supports

Step 1: Import & Convert

The following formats can be imported into “Step 1: Import & Convert” and converted into GoPro CineForm files for use in “Step 2: Edit”.

MP4 video files from the original HD Hero Original, HD Hero 2, HERO3, and HERO3+.
MOV video files from Canon and Nikon DSLRs (except in Windows 8)
JPG files from GoPro HD Hero, Hero 2 and Hero 3 cameras (.jpgs from other sources may work, but have not been tested nor are they officially supported)

“Step 2: Edit” can import the following file formats
Video formats: GoPro CineForm AVI or MOV files (MOV only on Mac)
Audio formats: MP3, WAV, AIFF, M4A and CAF

And as we can see, GoPro Studio does not support the video formats mentioned in the title, which are AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, RM, MPG, MXF, MTS, M2TS, etc and some MP4 or MOV videos.

How to Convert Any MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP4, MXF, MTS, M2TS, MPG, etc to H.264 MP4 to import to GoPro Studio on Windows or Mac?

UFUShare recommended this video converter to help users make the Video to GoPro Studio transcoding on Windows PC (Windows 10 included). This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can transcode AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, RM, MPG and some MP4 or MOV video to GoPro Studio compatible MP4 or MOV format. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like AVI, MOV, MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc. allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio, PowerDirector, etc. If you’re editing Videos in GoPro Studio on Mac, try Video Converter for Mac. If not, download it from below:

Step 1. Add videos

Install and run the Video to GoPro Studio Converter on your computer, then click “Add Video” button to browse and load your videos like MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP4, MXF, MTS, M2TS, MPG, etc which you’ve transferred to your Windows PC.

DAV Converter

Note: Batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time. You can also combine all the files together with this software.

Step 2. Select GoPro Studio friendly format

Click Format bar and choose your desired format. To add videos to GoPro Studio, you can choose to .mp4, .mov, etc compressed format from “Common Video” or “HD video” as the target format.

convert dav videos

Tip: You can click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for GoPro Studio editing.

Step 3. Start converting video to GoPro Studio

After all necessary settings, hit the “Start conversion” button to start the video to GoPro Studio conversion. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click “Open” to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing your Videos in GoPro Studio with light speed. Nothing could be simpler or more immediate.

Buy Video to GoPro Studio for Windows or Mac

Price: Windows $35.00 —— Mac- $35.00

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