Convert Nikon D5200 MOV Videos to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac

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Convert Nikon D5200 MOV Videos to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac

Postby JerryEdison001 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:59 am

The Nikon D5200 is an upper entry-level DSLR that improves on the D5100 by offering a 24MP CMOS sensor, 1080i60 or 1080i50 movie capability, a side-articulated 921K dot 3.0″ tilt/swivel LCD and new processing filters. Interestingly, the D5200 is equipped with a significantly upgraded AF system, based around the same Multi-Cam 4800DX AF sensor that is used in the D7000, and the same 2016-pixel RGB metering sensor. The D5200 is also compatible with Nikon’s optional WU-1a WiFi module. And with the Advance Movie Mode, you can capture 1080i HD video in as well as high-resolution stills at the same time.

But this MOV video format came from Nikon D5200 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your Mac with FCE 4. You need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off your Nikon D5200 with Mac Nikon D5200 MOV Converter for FCE for Lion. It does not only convert Nikon D5200 MOV to a playable/compatible Mac H.264 MOV on Mac for Final Cut Express 4 but also supports other Nikon D5200 cameras.

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Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and convert Nikon D5200 HD MOV files to Final Cut Express 4 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Step 1. Load Nikon D5200 HD MOV videos to Nikon MOV Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mov files from Nikon D5200 camera, run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Nikon D5200 to Final Cut Express 4 MOV Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.

Step 2. Choose HD MOV output format for Final Cut Express 4.

Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) or iMovie > iMovie MOV (*.mov) for converting the highly compressed Nikon D5200 HD MOV to compatible MOV for loading to Final Cut Express 4. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step3. Merge Nikon D5200 1080 H.264 MOV files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Nikon D5200 1080p H.264 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Nikon D5200 1080 H.264 MOV to Final Cut Express 4 on Mac

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon D5200 MOV converter starts converting Nikon D5200 MOV videos to Final Cut Express 4 MOV, and joining the files for playing/editing on FCE.

After converting and merging the Nikon D5200 MOV files, just import the output files to Final Cut Express 4 for editing still in HD.

If you are on a Windows computer with Windows XP/2003/Vista, Windows 7, Windows Home Server, and would like to put Nikon D5200 videos to Windows Moive Maker,Adobe Premiere,Sony Vegas for editing, just use the Windows Nikon D5200 video converter.

Tip:

The Best Nikon Video Converter for Mac also supports converting Nikon D7000, Nikon D5100, Nikon D5200, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3S, Nikon D600, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2, MOV videos to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, MPG, DV, AVI, etc on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.

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Re: Convert Nikon D5200 MOV Videos to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac

Postby kyo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:28 am

How To Import/Edit Media from Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 on Avid/FCP

Summary: Follow this article you will know how to solve Sony PMW-100 HD422 MXF editing problems with Final Cut Pro X and Avid on Mac.

Question: "I've been given some MXF files that were made by a Sony PMW-100 XDCAM camera. How do i import those files to FCP X and Avid Media Composer? I read a bit and I concluded to Calibrated. Is there another way, maybe a freeware utility?"

Answer:

- Transcode Sony XDCAM media to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC on Mac

- Managing your videos, projects, and media onto Avid Media Composer on Mac

- Convert Sony XDCAM HD422 MXF to FCP X Workflow

- How to import media files to FCP X on Mac

From above words of one Sony PMW-100 XDCAM users we find that the user has the confusion how to import Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF files to Final Cut Pro X and Avid. We also searched the solution, we find out one solution is to download and install the PMW-100 XDCAM Transfer application, but some users would still meet the trouble due to its complex procedures. Here we’d like to introduce one easier solution for you.

First of all, we highly recommend the Sony XDCAM MXF Converter for you, which allows you to convert/transcode Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF files to Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer compatible format Apple ProRes/DNxHD easily and quickly that you just need a few clicks. Below, we give you the step-by-step guide. Before follow the guide, you need to download and install the best Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF to FCP X/Avid MC Converter on your Mac OS X Lion.

Guide: Convert Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF files to Final Cut Pro X/Avid on Mac OS X Lion.

Step 1: Add MXF video files.

Download and run Pavtube Sony XDCAM MXF Converter for Mac. Connect Sony PMW-100 XDCAM camcorder to your Mac computer hard drive via USB cable. Click the button "File" to add Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF files, or directly drag and drop your Sony XDCAM HD MXF files.

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Step 2: Select an output format for FCP X and Avid Media Composer and set the output folder.

Click on the "Format" and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s the best format for editing in FCP X, if you need to edit in Avid, choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), this format is best for Avid native editing.

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Step 3: Click "Settings" icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the "Settings" icon and you will go into a new interface named "Profile Settings". You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

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Step 4: Start Converting.

Click the "Convert" button; it will convert Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF files to Apple ProRes/DNxHD for FCP X and Avid Media Composer on Mac immediately. After the Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF to Apple ProRes/DNxHD for FCP X and Avid Media Composer on Mac conversion, you will be able to get the output files for FCP X and Avid Media Composer via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import the converted Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 MXF videos to FCP X or Avid Media Composer freely for further editing without any trouble.

Burn recordings to DVD disc/ISO for backup or playback is a good choice, here you can try Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac to burn your vivid videos to DVD disc or ISO files for backup or storage, this is a great DVD burning software, you can take this MXF video files to DVD guide for example.

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