MOV to FCP-Import Nikon D800 1080p H.264 MOV to FCP X/7 on M

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MOV to FCP-Import Nikon D800 1080p H.264 MOV to FCP X/7 on M

Postby kyo » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:54 am

MOV to FCP-Import Nikon D800 1080p H.264 MOV to FCP X/7 on Mountain Lion

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Summary:Follow the guide below you will know how to easily Import Nikon D800 MOV to Final Cut Pro 7/X for editing on Mac 10.8.

"Has anybody else had issues with importing Nikon D800 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 D800 can shoot 1080p movies at 30, 25 or 24 frames per second and at up to 24Mbps. 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.


If you have got the D800 and often use it to record 1080P video, you may have the need to edit D800 1080P H.264 MOV in Final Cut Pro 7/X on Mac Mountain Lion, but FCP best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP X doesn't support Nikon D800 MOV footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly. The best method to solve these problems is to convert D800 1080P H.264 MOV footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro X, you can follow the steps below to transcode D800 MOV to FCP X for editing.

1.Download Pavtube Mac MOV Converter for FCP. This professional HD Video Converter can help you convert Nikon D800 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 Mac MOV to FCP Converter. Import Nikon D800 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 D800 1080P H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 converter, you can easily change D800 files to FCP X for editing on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8.

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