The Nikon D300s SLR Digital Camera builds upon the success of the D300 by adding 720p HD Video Recording. With a 51-point autofocus system, 100% viewfinder accuracy, 7 frames per second continuous shooting, and low light sensitivity (expandable to ISO 6400), the D300s boasts a professional-grade feature set in a compact, highly durable, metal body. The 12.3 megapixel image sensor coupled with Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED processor ensures ample resolution for discerning shooters with vivid, life-like color and stunning detail.

Some users have got the Nikon D300S camera and taken some photos or vivid 720p videos, from Nikon D300S 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 D300S 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 D300S H.264 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 D300S 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 D300S 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 convert Nikon D300S 720p H.264 AVI to Apple ProRes on Mac?

Step 1. Free download and install UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, this is top video converter for Nikon D300S.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 D300S H.264 AVI to FCP X Converter, and then import your Nikon D300S .avi videos to the program, you can also directly drag and drop the AVI videos to the converter.

Nikon D300S 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 D300S 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 D300S AVI for ProRes settings

Step 5. Click “Convert” button to convert Nikon D300S 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 D300S 720p H.264 AVI videos to Final Cut Pro X for editing without any problems, and you don’t need to render.