Nikon D4 Import Tips- Transcode Nikon D4 mov to ProRes for Final Cut Pro editing
The Nikon D4 is one of a series of Nikon’s striking DSLRs. It is wonderful to be taken to take photos and record HD videos when you travel or commute. If you have got the Nikon D4 camera and often use it to shoot 1080P video, you may have the need to edit Nikon D4 h.264 mov footages in Final Cut Pro on Mac, but FCP best native supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP doesn’t support h.264 footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly.
So how to import Nikon D4 h.264 footages into Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? As far as I know, the best method to solve these problems is to convert Nikon D4 MOV footage to Apple ProRes. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac(currently on sale), a top Mac Nikon H.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding all Nikon DSLR h.264 MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import Nikon h.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.
Step 1. Free Download and install Nikon h.264 to FCP Converter to your Mac. It’s excellent Nikon video converter which can convert nearly all canon cameras’ videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.
Step 2: Run this canon MOV to FCP converter, import canon recorded videos to the converter.
Step 3: click format bar to choose output format for use in FCP 6/7 or FCP X. click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
Step 4: Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Nikon H.264 MOV to FCP Apple ProRes on Mac.
Some more helpful features of the app:
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
After converting the Nikon DSLR MOV video to ProRes format, you can easily Log and Transfer or import/load Canon Nikon D4 h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X for editing smoothly on Mac.