How to edit Panasonic HC-WX970 4K MP4 videos in FCP X? Several days ago, I use Panasonic HC-WX970 shoot some 4K videos in my friend’s wedding. I want to do some editing with them then send her. However, I found it is difficult for me to import 4K MP4 files to FCP directly and can’t work well with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MP4 files. Is there an easy and simple way to import Panasonic HC-WX970 4K footage in Final Cut Pro X for editing better.
Panasonic HC-WX970 is with four times the resolution of full-HD, 4K (3,840 x 2,160) delivers true-to-life imaging for a wide variety of shooting situations, in ultra-high definition. The 4K video recording will make preserve your memories in all their beauty with 4K Ultra HD. The 4K photo mode will make sure for capturing magical moments in high resolution. Most people like to import and edit these AVCHD recordings in some editing software for better presentation. Final Cut Pro, one of the most popular editing software, however, from Apple official website, we can know FCP X doesn’t support MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format well, and the Apple ProRes codec is supported well by FCP X, so if you want to edit Panasonic HC-WX970 4K MP4 files in FCP (FCPX，FCP7，FCP6) smoothly and without rendering, you need a 4K Video Converter to convert 4K MP4 to FCP X ProRes MOV on Mac.
Acrok HD Video Converter is a high-quality and high-performance converter for converting MP4 footage to ProRes codec on Mac. This Mac MP4 to FCP Converter is the most user friendly video converter on the market. It can help you encode 4K MP4 and 1080p AVCHD files to ProRes 422/4444 without quality loss. Besides, This 4K Video Converter is much more than a converter, it also provides some user-friendly features for further editing, such as trim, crop, watermark, subtitle to output video. Below is the easy tutorial of importing and editing Panasonic HC-WX970 footage in FCP X, please read on and follow it.
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How to Convert 4K MP4 recordings to ProRes 422/4444 with Acrok HD video converter?
Step1: Install the Acrok HD video converter and load files
Install and run this best 4K Video Converter on your computer, click “Add files” button to import Panasonic HC-WX970 4K MP4 or 1080P MTS footage or drag them into file area directly.
Step2: Choose Apple ProRes (422/4444) as output format
Click “Format” pull down list to select “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or “Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)” as the output format for Final Cut Pro.
Tips: You can click “Settings” to customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
Step 3: Convert Panasonic HC-WX970 files for FCP X
Tap the “Convert” button at the lower-right bottom on the main interface to start the Panasonic HC-WX970 recordings to FCP X ProRes video converting.
Step4: Transfer encoded footage to FCP X for editing
Soon after the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted footage for editing in Final Cut Pro X perfectly.
Overall, hopefully you will enjoy editing the absolute best and finest video in FCP after the 4K video to FCP ProRes MOV conversion.