The Nikon D90 SLR Digital Camera, with its 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS, 3″ High resolution LCD display, Scene Recognition System, Picture Control, Active D-Lighting, and one-button Live View, provides photo enthusiasts with the image quality and performance they need to pursue their own vision while still being intuitive enough for use as an everyday camera. Nikon D90 records cinematic-quality movie clips at up to 720p HD (1280 x 720 pixels), or lower quality at 320 x 216 pixels & 640 x 424 pixels in AVI format with the professional smoothness of 24 frames per second.

Some users have got the Nikon D90 camera and taken some photos or vivid 720p videos, from Nikon D90 product page you will learn that this device records videos in H.264 AVI format, this format is often used by Nikon cameras. How to import Nikon D90 H.264 AVI to Final Cut Pro X for editing with native codec? As we know, Final Cut Pro X best codec is Apple ProRes codec, so if you load Nikon D90 H.264 AVI video to FCP X directly, you will encounter some problems and it will take long time to render. So the best way to edit Nikon D90 H.264 AVI video in FCP X is transcoding Nikon H.264 AVI videos to Final Cut Pro native format, and then you can edit without rendering or any problems.

The UFUWare Video Converter is highly recommended, with which you can convert Nikon D90 720p H.264 AVI to FCP X Apple ProRes codec in few steps. Besides, this software can convert nearly all the video/audio formats, so it is a useful tool for your camera, tablet or smartphone.

How to transcode Nikon D90 720p H.264 AVI videos to FCP X/7/6 on Mac?

Step 1. Free download and install UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, this is top video converter for Nikon D90.This converter can convert MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, MXF, M4V to Apple ProRes and other formats.

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Step 2. Launch UFUWare Video Converter as the top Nikon D90 H.264 AVI to FCP X Converter, and then import your Nikon D90 .avi videos to the program, you can also directly drag and drop the H.264 AVI videos to the converter.

Nikon D90 AVI to FCP X for Mac

Tip: If you have multiple AVI files, you can select all files and click “Merge” to join your AVI files into one single file.

Step 3. Click the “Profile” option to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. It’s the best natvie codec for Final Cut Pro X.

Convert Nikon D90 720p H.264 AVI to Apple ProRes

Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, you can click “settings” button on the main interface of the converter, and then you can customize the resolution, bitrate, etc. If not, simply skip this step as well.

Adjust Nikon D90 AVI for ProRes settings

Step 5. Click “Convert” button to convert Nikon D90 H.264 AVI video to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

When the conversion finished, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated video files, and then you can import Nikon D90 720p H.264 AVI videos to Final Cut Pro X for editing without any problems, and you don’t need to render.