According to the new report coming from Nikon Rumors, the next version of Nikon’s 1 J mirrorless line, the J5, will be capable of recording 4K video. If this is true, it would make the often overlooked mirrorless camera Nikon’s first body capable of recording 4K video. The rumors are also claiming that the Nikon 1 J5 camera will feature NFC connectivity which presumably will allow it to pair with smartphones, tablets, or other devices to send and share photos/videos wirelessly.

If you recorded videos via Nikon 1 J5, and have the need to edit Nikon 1 J5 4K video with Final Cut Pro. You will encounter many problems while importing Nikon J5 4K video to FCP, because the Final Cut Pro dosen’t supported 4K format well. To import and edit Nikon 1 J5 4K video files in FCP X smoothly, you should convert Nikon J5 4K video to Final Cut Pro native format. Here we strongly recommend UFUWare HD Video Converter, which can help you convert Nikon 1 J5 4K video to FCP X compatible format. Follow the brief guide below.

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Step 1: Add Nikon 1 J5 4K video files

Launch the top HD Video Converter for Mac as Nikon J5 4K Video to FCP X Converter. You can click “Add File” button to load Nikon J5 4K video files, or directly drag and drop the Nikon 4K videos to the converter .

Nikon 1 J5 4K video to FCP X Converter

Step 2: Select porper output for FCP X

Click on “Profile” option to get a dropdown menu, and select “Final cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best output format for FCP X. To make Nikon J5 4K video compatible with FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6, you are suggested to choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV as output format.

Convert Nikon 1 J5 4K video to FCP X ProRes MOV

Step 3: Customize video and audio settings(Optional)

If necessary, you can click “Settings” to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4: Convert Nikon J5 4K video to Apple ProRes MOV

When the settings done, click “Convert” button to convert Nikon J5 4K video to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X on Mac. The professional converter will do the Nikon J5 4K video to ProRes conversion with high video and audio qualily at fast speed on Mac.

Once the conversion process is completed, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes MOV files. Now, you can import and edit the converted Nikon 1 J5 4K video files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac freely and smoothly.