Nikon’s 1 V3 is the newest model in the company’s enthusiast mirrorless interchangeable lens camera system. It’s a great choice for shooting sports or quick moving kids. With Nikon 1 V3, you can also capture H.264 MOV recordings. If you have got the Nikon 1 V3 and often use it to record full HD video, you may have the need to import Nikon 1 V3 .mov to FCE on Mac for further editing. Whereas, FCE doesn’t support Nikon 1 V3 H.264 footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly.

So, how to import Nikon 1 V3 video into Final Cut Express for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? The best method to solve these problems is to convert Nikon 1 V3 MOV footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Expresss 7. If you’re looking for a solution for the problem likewise, check out UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Nikon H.264 MOV to FCE Converter. It supports transcoding all Nikon 1080p MOV files to Apple Intermediate Codec, so that you can easily import the Nikon H.264 recordings to Final Cut Express for editing on Mac(Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite included). The top Nikon MOV to FCE Converter will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time.

Step by step guide: Convert Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV to Apple Intermediate Codec for FCE

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Step 1. Import Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV video files

Install and run UFUWare Video Converter as the Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV to FCE Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add Video” button to import the H.264 MOV files from Nikon 1 V3.

Nikon 1 V3 MOV to FCE Converter for Mac

Step 2. Select AIC MOV as output Format for FCE

Click on the “Profile” option, and you will get a dropdown menu. Select “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”. The Apple Intermediate Codec MOV is the compatible format with Final Cut Express.

Convert Nikon 1 V3 MOV to Apple Intermediate Codec

Step 3. Custom video and audio settings(Optional)

Click “Setting” button, the “Profile Setting” window pops up,on which you are allowed to custom 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

Tip: To edit your Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV footage, click the “Edit” icon to open the video editor window. And then you can trim the video, crop video size, deinterlace, add some special video effects, add watermarks, attatch subtitles and more.

Step 4. Convert Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV videos to AIC MOV for FCE

Click the “Convert” button, and the Mac Nikon H.264 MOV to ProRes Converter will convert Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV videos to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov) with best video and audio quality,video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed.

When the Nikon H.264 MOV to AIC MOV conversion is completed, you can click “Open Folder” to get the converted files.Now you can easily import Nikon 1 V3 H.264 MOV files to FCE for editing with high quality without any trouble.