The Panasonic HC-VX870, a portable camcorder with 4K Ultra HD video recording.The Panasoinc VX870 features include a 20x optical zoom lens with a 29.5 to 626mm equivalent focal length – giving you a wide angle when zoomed out, a substantial amount of telephoto when zoomed in, and a lot to work with in between. It captures 120 fps native slow-motion at 1080p resolution, which can be slowed down even further using in-camera interpolation – giving you a 240 fps final video.

With Panasonic VX870 you are allowed to shoot Full HD videos in AVCHD or MP4 files, and would like to upload the Panasonic VX870 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 HC-VX870 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 VX870 camera smoothly and more freely, you have to convert Panasonic VX870 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 HC-VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 videos to Apple ProRes codec with a few clicks.

How to convert Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes on Mac?

Get the Panasonic 4K MP4/AVCHD to FCP X Converter:

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Step 1. Add Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD or 4K MP4 files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Panasonic HC-VX870 to FCP X Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add File” button to import the AVCHD, 4K MP4 files from your Panasonic HC-VX870 camcorder.

Panasonic HC-VX870 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 HC-VX870 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 HC-VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes

Step 3. Customize 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 VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 to Apple ProRes for FCP X

Click the “Convert” button, and the Panasonic VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 to ProRes Converter will convert Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 videos to Apple ProRes on Mac with best video and audio quality.

After the Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD/4K MP4 to ProRes Conversion, you can edit Panasonic HC-VX870 AVCHD or 4K MP4 video files in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly on Mac.