The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7, like all Panasonic G-series cameras, is based on the Micro Four Thirds standard, which means it can use any lens designed for this system. The Panasonic Lumix GX7 features a 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor to produce high resolution imagery with notable low-light sensitivity to ISO 25600. The combination of these two technologies affords a wealth of detail and clarity in imagery and also supports full HD 1080p video recordings at 60 or 24 fps in AVCHD or MP4 formats.

If you have got the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 and often use it to record AVCHD videos, you may have the need to edit Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD videos in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac, but you will encounter problems when importing Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD to FCP 6/7/X on Mac, because AVCHD video is not supported to import directly. Final Cut Pro best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, so FCP doesn’t support Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD footages original. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD footage to Apple ProRes 422 codec for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly, you can follow the steps below to transcode and import Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD to FCP X for editing.

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Step 1. Load Panasonic Lumix GX7 source AVCHD files

Install and launch the UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as Panasonic GX7 to FCP X Converter. Click the “Add Video” or “Add Folder” button on to load your Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD files. If you would like to join AVCHD files together, just select all files and click “Merge”.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 2. Select Apple ProRes as output format

Click on “Profile” option, and select output format from the drop-down list. Final Cut Pro category is available. You can choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV as output format. For some common protable devices, special output formats are listed for you, such as Android, iPad, iPhone, HTC and so on. If you like, you can click the “Settings” to set parameters for your devices. If you want to play Panasonic GX7 video on Smart TV, you can choose output format from HDTV category.

Convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD to Apple ProRes for FCP X

Tip: If you would like to play the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD footage on portable players like iPad Air 2, iPhone 6/Plus, iPod, PSP, Android, Archos, Zune, Surface Pro 3, etc, simply follow the corresponding profile group and select customized H.264 MP4 format.

Step 3. Convert Panasonic Lumix GX7 AVCHD to Apple ProRes on Mac

Click “Convert” button, the Panasonic AVCHD to ProRes Converter will convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD recordings to ProRes MOV on Mac immediately.

After the Panasonic GX7 AVCHD to ProRes conversion, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes MOV files. Now, you can import and edit your Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD videos easily in Fianal Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6).