Import Nikon D5200 MOV to FCP X or FCP 6/7 on Mac

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Import Nikon D5200 MOV to FCP X or FCP 6/7 on Mac

Postby Vincent121 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:35 am

Import Nikon D5200 MOV to FCP X or FCP 6/7 on Mac

Summary:In this post below, you will know how to import Nikon D5200 MOV to FCP X or FCP 6/7 on Mac.

The Nikon D5200 Digital SLR Camera is able to capture Full HD video up to 1920 x 1080 with multiple frame rates up to 60i/50i. The vari-angle LCD monitor is well-suited to video monitoring and provides a natural method for composing scenes and following moving subjects. An HDMI type-C output is also available for connecting your camera to an HDTV for movie playback.

A built-in stereo microphone can be used to record sound during filming, and can be controlled automatically or manually across 20 levels. These levels can be viewed before and during recording. Additionally, the D5200 supports the use of an external microphone for even greater control over your recorded sound with movies.


"Has anybody else had issues with importing Nikon D5200 video files into FCP X? The format is H264. This is the first time I've ever had crashing problems with H264."

This is a question asked by a Nikon user, the answer to this question is ProRes 422 will eventually prevail, the best converted format is ProRes. The D5200 can shoot 1080p movies, video footage is compressed using the B-frame compression section of the H.264 standard, which tries to optimize the capture of motion without hugely inflating the file sizes. It also has manually configurable volume control, including a line-level audio option.

The best method to solve these problems is to convert D5200 1080P H.264 MOV footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, ProRes codec is the best for FCP editing, you can follow the steps below to transcode D5200 MOV to FCP X or FCP 6/7 for editing.

1.Download Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. This professional HD Video Converter can help you convert Nikon D5200 1080P H.264 MOV files to ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more output formats are also supported.


2.Install and launch this Nikon D5200 MOV Converter. Import Nikon D5200 footage to the converter.

3.Click format bar to choose the output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).


4.You can click "settings" to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.


5.Click convert button to start.

With this Nikon D5200 1080P H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 converter, you can easily change D5200 files to FCP X or FCP 6/7 for editing, you can also follow FCP X importing guide.

Related guide:
Nikon MOV to iMovie editing
Nikon Video Converter for FCP 7
Transcode ProRes files
Import MPG to Final Cut Pro

If you want to burn your vivid videos to DVD disc or ISO files for backup or storage, you can take a try on Pavtube DVD Creator, which is a great DVD burning software.

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