DNxHD converter

Convert any movie file to DNxHD or DNxHR

in .mov or .mxf formats

For movie files, highly compressed, so-called Long-GOP codecs like h.264 or h.265 are often used for their small size in file transport. However, for working in a Audio or Video editor, this is not ideal, because it uses a lot of system power. Intermediate (short-GOP) codecs like Avid’s DNx family and Apple’s ProRes are designed to work much better when editing.

DNxHD converter makes the process of generating a DNx encoded movie file very easy. Once you found your desired settings, just drop the source movie onto the app or app icon and a converted file will be generated automatically next to the source file or in a selected target folder.

DNxHD converter can process any source format and codec that FFmpeg supports.

Conversion destination options include:

  • Format: .mxf or .mov
  • Codec: DNxHD 36, DNxHR LB (720), DNxHR LB (1080)
  • Sound: PCM 16 bit, PCM 24 bit, AAC 256 bit/s, copy, none
  • Sample rate: 44.1 , 48 kHz
  • File location: same folder as source , custom folder

DNxHD converter uses FFmpeg / FFprobe in the background, so you will need to install its executables on your mac if you haven’t yet.

DNxHDconverter is currently still in Beta development. However, it works quite reliably. To get going, read the Online manual