I just bought GoPro Hero 6 black and tested 4K/30p vs. 4K/60p. But the problem is that my GoPro Hero 6 4K videos wouldn’t play in FCP on macOS High Sierra. After searching online and my multiple testing, some possible solutions turn up. Now I will share the methods to import and edit GoPro Hero 6 4K MP4 videos in FCP flawlessly.

Some guys mentioned GoPro Studio and QuickTime, but as I’ve tested, GoPro Studio or QuickTime does not recognize Hero 6 4K files. What we need is a professional video converter for GoPro Hero 6 footage.

I finally decided to convert all my GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 files with UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, a professional Video Converter for GoPro HD/4K files. It helps me transcode GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 videos to Apple ProRes codec .mov for FCP with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. And fortunately, the generated ProRes MOV is perfectly accepted by FCP X/7/6. No more issues.

For those who are facing problems while importing GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 videos to FCP X/7/6 on Mac OS X, just read on to get a step-by-step guide on encoding GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 clips to FCP with the best GoPro Video Converter Mac.

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Step 1. Install and launch the best GoPro Hero 6 to FCP Converter on your Mac, and then click “Add File” button to import your GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 videos to the software.

GoPro Hero 6 to FCP Converter

Step 2. Hit the “Profile” bar and select “”Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” as output format on the drop-down menu. ProRes is native codec for editing in FCP X/7/6.

Convert GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 video to Apple ProRes MOV


1. Before editing GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 video in FCP X/7/6, you can edit them in the built-in editor of this GoPro Hero 6 to FCP Converter. Click “Edit” button or the pencil icon to come to the editing interface where you’re allowed to trim (get the video clip you want to keep), crop (cut off black edges or unwanted areas), add watermarks (text, image, and video are all available), adding special effects, inserting subtitles, etc.

2. If necessary, you can click “Setting” button 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.

Step 3. When settings done, click “Convert” button to convert GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7/6 editing on Mac.

After the GoPro Hero 6 4K video to ProRes conversion, just click “Open Folder” button to locate the output ProRes .mov files. Now, you can transfer and edit GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 videos in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly on Mac OS(High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

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