The Game Capture HD60 Pro is the best video capture device from Elgato. It boasts 1080p 60fps recording capabilities, live streaming, H.264 hardware encoding and more. After recording, you can import the Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 videos to FCP X for editing, but maybe you will encounter some problems:

“I imported a H.264 mp4 file into Final Cut Pro X, but if I click on it or try and put it on my timeline it gives me a genral error message and says “error: out of memory.” I tried to convert the mp4 file in MPEG Streamclip but it said, “Error: can’t prepare the movie.” The MP4 plays fine on my computer but I can’t seem to convert it or edit it. I would really appreciate any help. Thank you so much!”

“I am looking into upgrading from my PC and buying an iMac with Final Cut Pro X for video editing. I currently capture footage using the Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro which uses “advanced hardware H.264 encoding”, and edit in Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 13.0, and everything works fine.”

Although Apple claims that Final Cut Pro support processing H.264 video clips, you may still encounter problems when editing some H.264 footage in FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6. In fact, the H.264 compression format is a final deivery codec, it’s not an ideal one you want to use for editing. In order to get Final Cut Pro X working with H.264 footage perfectly, you’re recommended to transcode/prepare H.264 footage to the codec ProRes and import it into FCP X. Best H.264 MP4 to FCP X Converter For this purpose, this article will show you how to convert H.264 to ProRes easily and fast. UFUWare Video Converter for Mac can help you done perfectly. It can provide you the Apple ProRes codec for FCP X. With it, converting Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 video to Final Cut Pro X editable format becomes so easy.

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Import Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 files to FCP X

Step 1. Add MP4 videos

Install and launch the UFUWare Video Converter as the best H.264 MP4 to FCP X Converter on your Mac. Directly drag the .mp4 clips to the converter. Or you can also click “Add File” button on the top of the main interface to import the H.264 MP4 files to the program.

H.264 MP4 to FCP X Converter

Step 2. Choose FCP X compatible format

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 files be compatible with FCP X, you’re suggested to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” or “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)” as output format.

Convert Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 to ProRes 422/4444 for FCP X

Tip: 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.

Step 3. Start the H.264 MP4 to ProRes conversion

Click the “Convert” button to convert Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 files to ProRes 422/4444 for FCP X on Mac with best video quality.

After the H.264 MP4 to ProRes Conversion, you can transfer and edit Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro H.264 MP4 files with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc) without problems.

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