Import 4K MOV from Nikon D500 to FCP X

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Import 4K MOV from Nikon D500 to FCP X

January 25, 2016 Final Cut Pro X 0

Meet the new DX flagship, the Nikon D500. At first glance, it may seem unimposing – but contained within a streamlined camera body is a veritable powerhouse of processing power and technological advances. As we know, generally, FCP X doesn’t support 4k MOV videos from Nikon, so Nikon D500 is no exception. Don’t be so worry, how to successfully make various MP4 videos to be successfully import Nikon 500 4k MOV videos into FCP X? This article will explain the reason as well as provide the solution.

The new D500 is a technical marvel, it is equipped wth 20.9MP DX format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor. The D500 also leverages a 3.2-inch 2,359k-dot tilting RGB LCD touchscreen, making it easy to get the shot even from high or low angles. For the first time in a Nikon DX DSLR, you can harness the power of 4K UHD video recording. Capture every moment in cinematic, ultra high definition detail at up to 30 frames per second. Other features include a built-in interval timer and 4K UHD quality time-lapse function, which allow you to easily create 4K UHD time-lapse movies in-camera that are sure to impress.

To get better effect, many people want to import Nikon D500 4K MOV videos to FCP X for further editing. However, they may feel upset when they tried to edit 4k MOV footage from Nikon D500 in FCP X. Because at currently FCP X doesn’t support 4k MOV format videos, the best method to smoothly edit in FCP X is to convert Nikon D500 4K MOV footage to Apple ProRes which is the FCP X best supported editable format with a powerful third party program. Acrok HD Video Converter is just the right 4K MOV to FCP X video converter. With it, you can transcode 4K MOV videos to FCP X support formats ProRes without any issue. Besides changing MOV to ProRes video format, it also has advanced editing function like trimming, cropping, adding watermark/effects/subtitles, etc. Now, download the software online and follow the guide below to start conversion.

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How to import Nikon D500 4K MOV into FCP X?

Step1: Import the Nikon D500 4K MOV footage
Connect your Nikon D500 with Mac via USB, install and run the powerful 4K MOV to FCP X converter on Mac, then click “Add files” to load your 4K MOV recordings.

Nikon D500 FCP X - Edit Nikon D500 4K MOV in FCP X

Step2: Select the best editable format as output format
Click “Format” option to choose “Final Cut Pro”> “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as target format. Apple ProRes 422 is the best supported format for FCP 6/7/X.

Import 4K MOV from Nikon D500 to FCP X

Tips: You can click “Edit”> “Subtitle” to let your 4K MOV recordings with some subtitle as you need so that make your videos more vivid.

Step3: Start converting Nikon D500 4K MOV video to ProRes 422
After above steps are finished, hit “Convert” button to start converting Nikon D500 4K MOV footage to ProRes via 4K Video Converter on Mac.

When the conversion is OK, just click “Open” option to find the converted videos and then import them into FCP X for editing.

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