The JVC GY-HM890 ProHD Camera uses three 1/3″ CMOS sensors with 12-bit,offers a full complement of broadcast features, including HD-SDI input with 4:2:2 sampling, a 3G-SDI output, HDMI output, timecode, genlock, and variable frame rates. The removable 1/3″ format Fujinon 20x zoom lens provides an impressive 35mm equivalent zoom range of 29 to 580mm.The JVC GY-HM890 records using the H.264 Extreme High Quality (XHQ) 50 Mbps codec for twice the compression efficiency as MPEG2. The codec offers excellent motion prediction, useful for smoother capture of fast moving subjects, with reduced block noise.

If you want to buy a JVC GY-HM890 camcorder, you will face the issue: this AVCHD footage from GY-HM890 is not supported well by Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. Then how to change the situation? You should know tha FCP is designed to edit videos in Apple ProRes codec. So the first step for us to do is to find a best third party program to – transcode JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD footages to Apple ProRes 422 before working with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

To keep the original video quality for editing, UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac is known as the best JVC AVCHD Converter for Mac that can help you transcode JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD to Apple Prores 422 MOV for FCP 6/7/X editing. Here are the simple but useful steps for you.

Step 1. Download and install the JVC AVCHD to ProRes Converter and import the AVCHD recordings to the program.

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Drag and drop JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD files to UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac. Then the files will be listed on the file list tab, you can choose to check the properties of the video or preview it.

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Tip: You can imput a number of files to the programs, and if necessary, you can select all files and click “Merge” to merge serval into one.

Step 2. Choose the best compatible output format–Apple ProRes for FCP 6/7/X.

Click the “Profile” option, and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format. The preset has optimized all the video settings for FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6.

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Tip: There are other four presets for ProRes: Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy and Apple ProRes 4444.

Step 3: (Optional) Adjust audio and video parameters in Profile Settings.

You can change the default codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Step 4: Convert JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD to Apple ProRes

Click the “Convert” button on the main interface, the Mac JVC AVCHD to ProRes Converter will transcode JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 MOV on Mac immediately.

As soon as the covnersion is over, you just need to click the “Open Folder” button on the main interface to find your converted file. That is to say you can easily edit JVC GY-HM890 AVCHD in FCP 6/7/X for further editing without any rendering or compatibility issue.