Import Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K RAW files into FCP X

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Import Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K RAW files into FCP X

September 14, 2015 Final Cut Pro X 0
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Hey, who can teach me in importing and editing Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K RAW videos in FCP X? Recently, I have many Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K RAW files in hand for editing in FCP X. But, I know FCP doesn’t support 4K video and t is extremely hardware intensive to handle 4K files in FCP X. Please help me, thanks!

Excited, 4K Ultra HD camcorder Blackmagic Production Camera has been released on April 2013. Since released, this camera has receieved lots of attentions. Many people want to buy this powerful, high-quality camera. It is equipped with large Super 35 size sensor and support global shutter. Blackmagic Production Camera can capture footage in ProRes-422 format files, or compressed CinemaDNG Raw-promising 12-stops of dynamic range. It also supports 6G-SDI video output. It is very balanced with a clear record directly 4K ProRes (HQ), so if you have a studio, this camera is really worth buying. The camera is built around a Canon EF mount and an internal SSD recorder to cope with the data rates.

RAW file is a record of the digital camera sensor original information, at the same time, recorded some metadata by a camera (Metadata, such as ISO setting and shutter speed, aperture, white balance, etc.) of the file. RAW files are almost not processed and get information directly from the CCD or CMOS, through the post-processing, the photographer can maximize their artistic talent. Many people choose to RAW format when they shoot videos, so that they have more space in editing Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K videos in FCP X.

As far as we know, it is a complete nightmare to import Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K RAW videos into FCP X, because FCP X doesn’t support 4K RAW footage still far. In order to get rid of the issues, you need to transcode Blackmagic 4K RAW videos to ProRes for FCP X as primary delivery format. The converting process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac. This 4K RAW video converter is the most user friendly video converter on the market, it is your ideal choice for you because you can easily encode your Blackmagic 4k footage for importing and editing in FCP X.

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Guide on converting Blackmagic 4K RAW to ProRes for FCP X

Step 1: Load Blackmagic 4K RAW files
Just click “Add File” button to import Blackmagic 4K RAW files.

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Step 2: Set output format
From the Format Profile bar, choose “Final Cut Pro” catalogue, and select “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”as target format.

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Step3: Transcode Blackmagic Design 4K RAW videos to ProRes
Tap “Convert” button to convert Blackmagic Design 4K recordings to Apple ProRes for editing with FCP X/7/6.

Besides, this 4K video Converter also can help you convert other video format to ProRes with ease, including AVCHD ,XAVC, MKV, MXF, MP4, AVI, etc.

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