With the Zenmuse X5 series, you have the world’s first set of Micro Four Thirds cameras built specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Bringing unparalleled imaging quality together with integrated 3-axis gimbal stabilization and remarkable ease of use, each empowers you to shoot and complete jobs like never before. They all can record 4K video easily. That’s great. But you may encounter some problems in import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to Final Cut Pro due to the high 4K resolution and the compatibility issues of Final Cut Pro. So to make you import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to FCP smoothly, we specially share one solution of this trouble.

Like other NLE editing programs, Final Cut Pro has its own preferable editing codec – Apple ProRes, which helps significantly reduce storage and bandwidth while providing mastering-quality HD media. So in order to export ProRes codec from Zenmuse X5/X5R, a third-party program called UFUWare Video Converter for Mac it not only enables you to directly encode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to ProRes codec, but also other professional editing codec like AIC for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid and Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas optimized editing format.

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Transcode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to FCP ProRes on Mac

Step 1. Install and run 4K Video to FCP Converter on Mac. Drag and drop Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video videos to this software. Or you can click “Add File” button to import your Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to the converter.

4K Video to FCP Converter

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

Convert Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to Apple ProRes MOV

Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to FCP X Apple ProRes MOV on Mac with best quality.

After the Zenmuse 4K video to ProRes conversion completes, you can transfer and edit Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X smoothly on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, included).

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