The Nikon D4S DSLR Camera features a full-frame, FX-format 16.2MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor to produce high-resolution still imagery and full HD 1080p movies with notable image detail, quality, and sensitivity. The combination of these two technologies affords exceptional image quality, marked by smooth tonal gradations and vivid, yet accurate, color reproduction as well as an expansive dynamic range. Championing working in a wide variety of lighting conditions, the Nikon D4S also features a broad native sensitivity range, from ISO 100-25600, that is further expandable to an equivalent ISO 409600 to benefit working in difficult lighting conditions.

Some users have got the Nikon D4S camera and taken some photos or vivid 1080p videos, from Nikon D4S product page you will learn that this device records videos in H.264 MOV format, this format is often used by Nikon or Canon cameras. How to import Nikon D4S H.264 MOV to Final Cut Pro X for editing with native codec? As we know, Final Cut Pro X best codec is Apple ProRes codec, so if you load Nikon D4S H.264 video to FCP X directly, you will encounter some problems and it will take long time to render. So the best way to edit Nikon D4S H.264 MOV video in FCP X is transcoding Nikon H.264 MOV videos to Final Cut Pro native format, and then you can edit without rendering or any problems.

The UFUWare Video Converter is highly recommended, with which you can convert Nikon D4S H.264 MOV to FCP X Apple ProRes codec in few steps. Besides, this software can convert nearly all the video/audio formats, so it is a useful tool for your camera, tablet or smartphone.

How to convert Nikon D4S H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes on Mac?

Step 1. Free download and install UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, this is top video converter for Nikon D4S.This converter can convert MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, MXF, M4V to Apple ProRes and other formats.

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Step 2. Launch UFUWare Video Converter as the top Nikon D4S H.264 MOV to FCP X Converter, and then import your Nikon D4S .mov videos to the program, you can also directly drag and drop the MOV videos to the converter.

Nikon D4S MOV to FCP X for Mac

Tip: If you have multiple MOV files, you can select all files and click “Merge” to join your MOV files into one single file.

Step 3. Click the “Profile” option to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. It’s the best natvie codec for Final Cut Pro X.

Convert Nikon D4S MOV to Apple ProRes

Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, you can click “settings” button on the main interface of the converter, and then you can customize the resolution, bitrate, etc. If not, simply skip this step as well.

Adjust Nikon D4S MOV for ProRes settings

Step 5. Click “Convert” button to convert Nikon D4S H.264 MOV video to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

When the conversion finished, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated video files, and then you can import Nikon D4S H.264 MOV videos to Final Cut Pro X for editing without any problems, and you don’t need to render.