Nikon D5500 DSLR Camera incorporates a touchscreen LCD monitor, giving you greater camera control. It features a 24.2 megapixel sensor and an EXPEED 4 image processor that provide high-resolution images and Full HD 1080p video in H.264 MOV format at a high speed frame rate of 60p—perfect for capturing fast-moving subjects or creating ultra-smooth slow motion effects.

If you have used nikon D5500 camera recorded many H.264 MOV footages, you may want to import Nikon D5500 video to FCP X/6/7 for editing. But, Nikon D5500 video is in H.264 codec MOV format, it is not the best codec for FCP X editing, you will need to render, and some importing problems will be occured. Final Cut Pro X/6/7 best supported codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so the best method to import Nikon D5500 to FCP X on Mac is transcoding Nikon D5500 H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV. Follow the steps below to transcode Nikon D5500 H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP X on Mac.

Step 1. Download UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac. This professional Nikon MOV to FCP X Converter that can help you convert Nikon D5500 1080p H.264 MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more output formats are also supported.

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Step 2. Install and launch this Nikon MOV to FCP X Converter. Import Nikon D5500 1080p H.264 MOV footage to the converter.

Nikon D5500 MOV to FCP X Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.

Convert Nikon D5500 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV

Step 4. You can click “settings” button to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.

Customize output videos and audio parameters

Step 5. Click “Convert” button, and the top Nikon D5500 H.264 MOV to ProRes Converter will start the Nikon D5500 H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV conversion immediately.

With this Nikon D5500 H.264 MOV to ProRes Converter, you can easily convert Nikon D5500 1080p H.264 MOV files to FCP X native codec, and then you can import the converted files to FCP X for editing on Mac smoothly, Just have a try!