Showing posts with label FCP. Show all posts
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

FCP X Guides: Import SD/HD/4K Video to Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X uses QuickTime technology; almost any QuickTime-compatible file format can be imported and exported. This allows you to import files created in video editing, motion graphics, and photo editing applications. QuickTime compatible file formats include AIFF, MP3, MPEG, WAVE, JPEG, TIFF, etc. A QuickTime movie file uses a .mov file extension. And it is also compatible with MP4, M4V, and QT formats. And as we can see, Final Cut Pro X does not support the video formats mentioned in the title, which are AVI, WMV, RM, MKV, and MPG. Then how to edit those videos in Final Cut Pro X? We could use Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to convert the files to compatible formats. Whether you’re new to Final Cut Pro X or just looking to pick up some tips, you can get up to speed quickly by viewing this tutorials. Here are all of handy tips/tricks/FAQ to turbocharge your FCP X entertainment experience.


Final Cut Pro X media formats and workflow:


Best Editing Formats for Final Cut Pro X

Ingest and Import AVCHD to Final Cut Pro

Import footages/videos/projects into Final Cut Pro X

FCP X: Native vs. Optimize vs. Proxy Media

As more and more video camera manufacturers abandon tape-based conventional recording, smaller, more powerful video cameras have evolved, recording increasingly vast amounts of data. With FCP X, Apple shifts its flagship video editor’s emphasis to tapeless, metadata-based shooting and production techniques that accommodate this emerging data-centric workflow. People use digital recording devices to take notes and dictate letters, memos,videos and other correspondence to assistants for transcribing. The development of digital recording recorders has been significantly influenced by the previous generations of dictating equipment from IBM, Dictaphone and other manufacturers. But today’s electronic digital recorders have moved far beyond mere dictation into the world of high-quality recording. When you start to edit your recording files on FCPX,However, there are still some incompatible formats that cannot be imported to FCPX, such like some 4K videos or high definition XAVC videos, etc. So here're some guides for importing camera files into FCPX.


2K/4K Camera Footage to FCP (X/7/6) Solutions


Canon 5D Mark IV 4K MOV to FCP X

Canon XC10 XF-AVC MXF to FCP X

Canon C300 MXF to FCP X

Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC files to FCPro X

Sony PXW-X70 XAVC (.mxf) files to FCP X

Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC Videos Compatible with FCP X 

Sony NEX-VG900 AVCHD files to FCP X 

Sony FDR-AXP33 XAVC S MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X

Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD MTS to FCP X

DJI Mavic Pro 4K video to FCP X

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Videos to FCP X/7/6


SD/HD Camera Footage to FCP (X/7/6) Solutions


Canon 100D 1080p MOV to FCP X | Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X

Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 to FCP | Canon Rebel t3i (EOS 600D) Footages to FCP X

Canon 6D Footages to FCP X | Canon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i footages to FCP X

Sony PMW-400 XAVC to FCP X | Sony Alpha NEX Cameras MTS to FCP X

Sony HDR CX170 Footages to FCP X | Sony XDCAM camcorder Footages to FCP X

Nikon D7000 MOV Recordings to FCP | Humax recording 1080p videos to FCP

Panasonic TM900 MTS Videos to FCP X | Panasonic MXF Footages to FCPX

Canon/Nikon/Sony/Panasonic/Pentax/Olympus/Fujifilm SLR camera video to FCP X 


If you happen to own some incompatible file formats such as VOB, FLV, MKV, H.265/HEVC, OGG, VC-1/WMV, VP8, VP9, MVC, Real Video, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, etc, you can easily load them into FCP X with the best editing workflow by Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac , which can professionally generate FCP X best in different file types according to your own needs. Here're some information for you to convert these unsupported formats well.


Videos to FCP (X/7/6) Solutions


Edit 4K Video in FCP X | Edit HD Videos in FCP 7 | Edit H.264 in FCP | Edit H.265/HEVC in FCP X

Edit TS Video in FCP X | Edit M2T video in FCP X | Edit DVD in FCP | Edit VOB Files in Final Cut Pro (X/7/6)

| Edit MP4 in FCP X | Edit MOV in FCP X | Edit AVI in FCP X | Edit MPG in Final Cut Pro X | Edit Youtube Videos in FCP X

Edit ISO image in FCP X | Edit Blu-ray in FCP | Edit MKV in Final Cut ProX | Edit FLV in Final Cut Pro (X/7/6)


The FCPX supported export the following formats as Apple ProRes (all versions),AVC-Intra Class 50/100/200.,DV (including DVCAM, DVCPRO, and DVCPRO50),DVCPRO HD,H.264.,HDV,MPEG IMX (D-10),Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2,etc. But when the output format doesn't support you freely play that cause you have to convert the output files to meet the demand. There are some information beside here.


Export FCP footage Solutions


Export FCP to HD Video | Post FCP Project on YouTube/Vimeo

Export FCP to MP4 | Export FCP to Avid | Burn FCP projects to DVD


Other FCP (X/7/6) Tips


The Correct Way to Ingest and Import AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 7

Import and edit HD videos in Final Cut Pro smoothly


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Friday, December 12, 2014

Tips on Importing Panasonic HX-WA03 1080P Videos to FCP 7/X

Follow this guide you will know how to import Panasonic HX-WA03 1080p video to Final Cut Pro 7/X for editing with the best Panasonic MP4 to FCP Converter for Mac.

Panasonic HX-WA03 is the perfect travel companion for your next outdoor adventure or journey. This active lifestyle camcorder will work as hard as you and is ready to go anywhere. The HX-WA03 is waterproof, freezeproof, dustproof and is designed to fit firmly in your hand to deliver exceptional performance. Capture the tiniest details in 16-megapixel high-resolution still pictures and even 2-megapixel still images while recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting Button.

Import Panasonic HX-WA03 Videos to FCP 7/X

The HX-WA03 renders images in breathtaking Full-HD (1920 x 1080)* beauty, so you can save your memories in stunning image quality and watch them on a big screen TV. It can shoot MP4 video with 1920 x 1080 pixels refers to video recordings with 1920 pixels in the horizontal direction and 1080 pixels in the vertical direction. It's great for us to take high quality images and record vivid full HD videos. 

If you have got the WA03 and use it to record 1080P video, you may have the need to edit WA03 MP4 in Final Cut Pro on Mac before sharing the videos with others. However, to tell you the truth, MP4 format is not easy to edit, many Mac users complained that they cannot load WA03 recorded MP4 videos in FCP smoothly, the main reason is the H.264 codec and MPEG-4 codec, which is not well accepted. 

FCP best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format. To solve the incompatibility problem, the best method is to convert Panasonic WA03 MP4 footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro, now you can follow the steps below to transcode WA20 MP4 to FCP X for editing.

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To achieve this goal, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is a program my friends recommended to me last year. I am working well with it, and you can try it yourself. With it, you are able to ingest Panasonic HX-WA03 mp4 videos into Final Cut Pro by encoding the MP4 to Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) codec, which is naturally supported by Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X. 

Guide on Converting Panasonic WA03 MP4 footage to ProRes for using in FCP

Step 1. Add Source Videos
Launch the professional MP4 to Prores Converter, and then click “Add video” button to browse and load your source files. If you need to import an entire file folder directly, simply click “Add from folder” tab.

Step 2. Choose Output format
Go to “Format” menu and choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or "Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)" as target format from “Final Cut Pro” option to work fine with FCP 7/X. (You can also transcode MP4 footage for editing in iMovie)

MP4 to FCP Converter for Mac

Learn more Apple ProRes, please refer to Types of Apple ProRes Codecs

Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the “Settings” button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

Step 3. Start Panasonic HX-WA03 MP4 to FCP Conversion

When the former steps finished, you can press “Convert” button to start rewrapping MP4 files from Panasonic WA03 to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP. Once the conversion process is done, click “Open” button to get the generated MOV files.

 The FCP X does not install the QuickTime Codecs automatically, so you need download and install the codec manually from here.

Step 4. Import the converted footages to FCP project

Launch the Final Cut Pro, choose from File menu > Import > Files… , you can follow this import video to fcp guide

In this way, you can effortlessly import and edit Panasonic WA03 MP4 files in Final Cut Pro smoothly.
Need to convert more various formats besides MP4, or convert DVD and blu-ray movies for backup or further playback? Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can help you to accomplish both of them. It is integrated software for converting different videos, DVDs and blu-ray discs. Good news to you that you can get 20% discount at Pavtube Christmas Giveaway. Go to get it now.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Easily Edit Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II 1080p MP4 in FCP X

This guide is applied to solve the problem importing and editing Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II 1080p MP4 videos in FCP X on Mac

With the 'Mark II' version of the PowerShot G1 X, Canon has addressed many of the shortcomings of its predecessor. For a start, the G1 X II has a faster lens that covers a wider focal range and can shoot much closer to a subject. With G1 X Mark II, you can get 1080/30p video recordings in MP4 format.

Edit Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II 1080p MP4  in FCP X

If you like sharing your video on YouTube, Google, Facebook etc., maybe you need edit Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 in FCP X on Mac in advance. This guide will share a Canon G1 X Mark II video solution with you which enable you import and edit Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 video in FCP X without any problem on Mac.

In order to edit Canon G1 X II MP4 clips in FCP X without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you’d better transcode the Canon MP4 footages to FCP X native format, say, ProRes codec mov format.

How to Import Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 to FCP X for editing?

Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac – a top Canon Video Converter for Mac.

The Mac Canon Video to FCP Converter is an easy to use yet professional which can not only transcode Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 videos to Prores codec for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. Besides, the program can also convert HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon) for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Premiere Elements, Aperture 3, DaVinci Resolve 9, iPhoto, Kdenlive, Keynote, etc. Below is how.

Steps for Transcoding Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 footage to use in FCP X

Step 1. Import Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 videos to the best Mac Canon Video Converter for FCP X.


Step 2. Select to rewrap your mts files to "Apple Prores 422(*.mov)" or "Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)" to work fine with FCP X.

Learn more Apple ProRes, please refer to Types of Apple ProRes Codecs

Tips: You can click on Settings to adjust audio and video parameters including video size, video frame rate, bitrate, sample rate, audio channel.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II MP4 files to ProRes .mov for FCP X under Mac OS.

After a shot conversion, you will be able to import MP4 videos into FCP X for editing without rendering. Now issues with importing PowerShot G1 X Mark II 1080p MP4 videos in FCP X is solved!

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