The Nikon Df DSLR Camera is a unique, advanced-level D-SLR that harmonizes Nikon heritage and modern performance in a lightweight and very capable FX-format camera. The Nikon Df features a full-frame, FX-format 16.3MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 3 image processor, the Df is capable of producing high-resolution, well-detailed still imagery with exceptional color rendition, tonal gradation, and highlight and shadow detail. It captures stills in JPEG and RAW and video in the MOV format, with H.264/MPEG-4 compression.

If you have used Nikon Df camera recorded many H.264 MOV footages, you may want to import Nikon Df video to FCP X/6/7 for editing. But, Nikon Df video is in H.264 codec MOV format, it is not the best codec for FCP X editing, you will need to render, and some importing problems will be occured. Final Cut Pro X/6/7 best supported codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so the best method to import Nikon Df to FCP X on Mac is transcoding Nikon Df H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV. Follow the steps below to transcode Nikon Df H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP X on Mac.

 

How to convert Nikon Df 1080p H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes on Mac?

Step 1. Download UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac. This professional Nikon MOV to FCP X Converter that can help you convert Nikon Df 1080p H.264 MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more output formats are also supported.

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Step 2. Install and launch this Nikon MOV to FCP X Converter. Import Nikon Df 1080p H.264 MOV footage to the converter.

Nikon Df MOV to FCP X Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.

Convert Nikon Df MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV

Step 4. Click “settings” button to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.

Customize output videos and audio parameters

Step 5. Click “Convert” button, and the top Nikon Df H.264 MOV to ProRes Converter will start the Nikon Df H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes 422 MOV conversion immediately.

With this Nikon Df H.264 MOV to ProRes Converter, you can easily convert Nikon Df 1080p H.264 MOV files to FCP X native codec, and then you can import the converted files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing on Mac smoothly, Just have a try!