Most professional multimedia photographers prefer editing their movies on Mac computer. On one hand, mac machines show great advantage in audio and video multimedia technology, on the other hand, the powerful features of Apple’s editing software is able to meet their demands for movies high quality. Final Cut Pro X is an excellent one. As the latest version of Final Cut Pro series, it integrates the numerous advantages of previous, and more powerful and faster.
You may had tried to edit Nikon D800 recorded footage in FCP X. According to my own experience, it will take a long time for rendering. Nikon D800 shoot movies in MOV format, full HD videos up to 30p. These HD mov video files is quite different from common MOV files. You might have learned that, with the introduction of FCP, Apple produced the most suitable codec for FCP editing. Which are called Apple ProRes family. These codec can ensure your movies quality lossless during the editing process, and make your editing fast and easily.
When you have lots of video files shoot by Nikon D800 for editing on FCP X, in order to improve work efficiency, you’d better convert Nikon D800 MOV files to Apple RroRes. In this situation, Pavtube video converter for Mac is helpful. This program provides thousands of output video formats, including your desired Apple Prores family, in its format list, there is a special “Final Cut Pro” category. Which including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT), Apple ProRes 422(Proxy), Apple ProRes 4444 and other more codec for FCP X editing.
You may still confused on how to use it. Don’t worry, just follow the guide step by step, you will easily make it.
Step 1. Download and install this Nikon D800 MOV to ProRes converter on your Mac machine. This tool supported Mac OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8).
Step 2. Load your Nikon D800 MOV footage into this program.
Step 3. Choose output format. Click on ” Format -> Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”
Step 4. Start transcoding Nikon D800 MOV footage to ProRes by pressing the big button.
When it’s done, click “Open” to find the converted file, then, you are able to import and edit Nikon D800 “.mov files” in FCP X easily. Hope this article helps.
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