The Panasonic HC-W850, Twin Camera Camcorder, is a Full HD camcorder that features a secondary, “B-angle” sub camera built-in to the flip-out LCD display. The camcorder can record 1920 x 1080p video at up to 60 frames per second and also features a push-button slow-motion capability that can record slow-motion video in HD resolution at up to 120 frames per second. The Panasonic W850 features a 6.03MP effective resolution, back-illuminated MOS sensor and a 20x optical zoom lens with 5-axis image stabilization.

With Panasonic HC-W850 you are allowed to shoot Full HD recordings in AVCHD or MP4 format, and would like to upload the Panasonic W850 AVCHD/MP4 files to your Mac, and import them to FCP X for editing. However, the Final Cut Pro does not recognize the Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 footage, so we need to convert AVCHD/MP4 to editable formats before editing. In order to play and edit the AVCHD/MP4 footage generated by the Panasonic W850 camcorder smoothly and more freely, you have to convert Panasonic W850 AVCHD/MP4 to FCP X friendly format Apple ProRes 422 MOV. Here we will recommend a powerful Panasonic AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes Converter, with which you can convert Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 videos to Apple ProRes codec with a few clicks.

Guide: Convert Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 to Apple ProRes codec on Mac

Get the Panasonic AVCHD/MP4 to FCP X Converter:

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Step 1. Add Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD or MP4 files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Panasonic HC-W850 to FCP X Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add Video” button to import the AVCHD or MP4 files from your Panasonic HC-W850 camcorder.

Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 2. Select Apple ProRes for FCP

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD or MP4 videos 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-W850 AVCHD/MP4 to Apple ProRes

Step 3. Customize video and audio settings(Optional)

Click “Setting” button, and 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 W850 AVCHD/MP4 to Apple ProRes for FCP X

Click the “Convert” button, and the Panasonic W850 AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes Converter will convert Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 videos to Apple ProRes with best video and audio quality on Mac.

After the Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes Conversion, you can edit Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD or MP4 video files in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly on Mac.