Panasonic AG-DVX200 is an all-in-one camcorder designed with professionals in mind. The camera has a ton of great features that modern filmmakers and videographers will appreciate. Most notably, the camera is able to record in native 4K and UHD. After getting some 4K material from Panasonic AG-DVX200, you will research possible workflows in NLEs for smooth editing. In this article, we will outline how to import Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K footage to Final Cut Pro.

As you see, Panasonic AG-DVX200 captures 4K videos in either MP4 or MOV file format. But the problem is, the MP4 or MOV file format from AG-DVX200 is beyond the compatibility of Final Cut Pro. What’s more, although it has been possible to create 4K timelines in Final Cut Pro X, smooth editing of 4K footage in FCP X still requires instant playback of more than one stream of video footage at once. In order to work Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K MOV/MP4 footage with FCP smoothly, a better way is to transcode Panasonic DVX200 4K to a more editable friendly codec for FCP X/7/6 would be the best settings.

There are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the Ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. UFUWare Video Converter for Mac is considered to be the best 4K video converting tool. It can help you to convert Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K MP4/MOV to Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more editing programs compatible format like Apple ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc. Plus, it is surely in the support of compressing Panasonic DVX200 4K videos to 1080p faultlessly. Download it and learn the step-by-step tutorial.

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Guide: Transcode Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K MOV/MP4 footage to ProRes MOV for FCP

Step 1. Load source 4K video

Install and run UFUWare Video Converter for Mac as the best Panasonic 4K Video Converter on Mac, and click the “Add File” button to import the 4K MOV or 4K MP4 recordings from your Panasonic AG-DVX200 camcorder.

Panasonic 4K Video Converter - Load Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K footage

Step 2. Select ProRes as output format

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K MOV/MP4 videos be compatible with FCP X/7/6, you’re suggested to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” as output format.

Convert Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K video to Apple ProRes MOV

Tip: Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and fame rate. You can keep the original 4K resolution but also can adjust to 2K, 1080p video size just according to your needs. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP 7 editing.

Step 3. Start Panasonic AG-DVX200 to FCP conversion

Finally, hit “Convert” button to transcode Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K MOV/MP4 videos to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7/6 on Mac with best video and audio quality.

When the Panasonic 4K video to ProRes conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the converted ProRes .mov files, and load the videos to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for further editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) smoothly.

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