I recently brought my Nikon D850 along for some wedding videography. I shot at 4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 30 fps in MOV/MP4 format. But, I failed to import them into Final Cut Pro X. I am new to video editing. Is this software incompatible with Nikon D850 files? What do I need to do in order to edit?

Turning for help online, I know that with an incredible range of digital film cameras available, Final Cut Pro X includes more native camera, while 4K MOV/MP4 to FCP X workflow is such a pain to users. A quick solution is to convert Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 video to a more edit-friendly format.

To encode Nikon D850 MOV files for FCP X, UFUWare Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use Nikon 4K Video Converter for you, which can help you transcode 4K MOV/MP4 into a different format like ProRes, AIC, MPEG-2, WMV with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Final Cut Pro X for smooth editing without any trouble. Besides, with it you may also convert MOV to Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Camtasia Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. Don’t hesitate to install the video converter program now. Windows users can get UFUWare Video Converter

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How to convert and import Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 files to FCP X?

Step 1. Download, install and run UFUWare Video Converter for Mac as the best Nikon 4K Video Converter Converter on Mac. Drag and drop Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 videos to this software. Or you can click “Add File” button to import your Nikon D850 4K videos to the converter.

Nikon 4K Video Converter - Load Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 videos

Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. ProRes is the navtive codec for editing in FCP X.

Convert Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X editing on Mac with best quality.

After the Nikon 4K video to ProRes conversion completes, you can transfer and edit Nikon D850 4K MOV/MP4 videos in Final Cut Pro X smoothly on Mac OS X( High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) without issues.

Tips:

1. The Nikon 4K Video Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. The Nikon D850 to FCP X Converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

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