The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the World’s first compact digital camera with 4k video recording. The Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 camera features a Leica 16x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 24-400mm, 20.1 megapixel Live “MOS” sensor, an improved white balance system (multi-area white balance evaluation system). The Panasonic FZ1000 is able to record 4K QFHD (3840 x 2160) video at 30p with a high bit rate of 100Mbps in the MP4 file format. Full HD 1080 video can also be recorded-at 60p, 30p, 24p, or 60i-in the AVCHD format, as well as full HD, HD, and SD formats in the MP4 format.

With Panasonic FZ1000 you are allowed to shoot HD videos in AVCHD or MP4 files, and would like to upload the Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 files to your Mac, and import them to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing. However, the FCP X does not recognize the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 footage, and that’s why we need to convert AVCHD/4K MP4 to editable formats before editing. In order to play and edit the AVCHD/4K MP4 footage generated by the Panasonic FZ1000 camera smoothly and more freely, you have to convert Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to FCP X friendly format Apple ProRes 422 MOV. Here we will recommend a powerful Panasonic AVCHD/4K MP4 to ProRes Converter, with which you can convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 videos to Apple ProRes codec with a few clicks.

Convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes codec on Mac

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Step 1. Add Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD or 4K MP4 files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Panasonic FZ1000 to FCP X Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add File” button to import the AVCHD, 4K MP4 files from your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 2. Select Apple ProRes codec for FCP

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD or 4K MP4 videos be compatible with FCP X, you’re suggested to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)” format.

Convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes

Step 3. Custom video and audio settings

Click “Setting” button, the “Profile Setting” window pops up,on which you are allowed to customize video and audio parameters like bit rate,frame rate,resolution,sample rate,and audio channels according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio settings

Step 4. Convert Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X on Mac

Click the “Convert” button, and the Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to ProRes Converter will convert Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 videos to Apple ProRes with best video and audio quality on Mac.

After the Panasonic FZ1000 AVCHD/4K MP4 to ProRes Conversion, you can edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 AVCHD or 4K MP4 video files in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly on Mac.