“I am trying to use Final Cut Pro to edit my Phantom 4 4K footage. My files are in .mp4 format and can’t seem to import them. What do I need to convert them to and what conversion program I need? “

As the above user, you may encounter issues when importing DJI Phantom 4 4K files to FCP X. Actually, I use imovie exclusively, it works very nice editing 4K videos as long as the computer can handle it. If you’re on an old computer, you’d better get a new Macbook Pro or try to compress your 4K to 1080p for easier using. As for DJI Phantom 4 4K footage, due to its H.264 codec, FCP X doesn’t like the file type. That’s the reason why FCP X won’t import the MP4 files. To solve the issue, you can get a DJI 4K Video Converter to change the 4K H.264 MP4 files to ProRes MOV for FCP X better editing.

UFUWare Video Converter for Mac is such an excellent program that combines video converter, video editor, video player. It can deal with DJI Phantom 4 videos regardless in 4K, 2K or HD to ProRes MOV for FCP X editing without quality loss. Plus, other optimal presets like DNxHD for Avid MC, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, QuickTime for GoPro Studio are provided. Now follow the below guide to convert DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 for playing and editing in FCP X.

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How to edit DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 files in FCP X on Mac?

Step 1. Load DJI Phantom 4 4K videos

Launch UFUWare Video Converter for Mac as the best DJI 4K Video Converter and load DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 clips to it by clicking “Add File” button. You can also drag and drop the DJI 4K files to the converter directly from your HDD.

DJI Phantom 4 to FCP X Converter

Step 2. Select output format for FCP X

Click the “Profile” bar and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format on the drop-down menu. ProRes is native codec for editing in FCP X.

Convert DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV

Tip: You can also click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs, that you can play and edit DJI Phantom 4 4K movies in FCP X easily.

Step 3. Start DJI Phantom 4 to FCP X conversion

Click the “Convert” button to convert DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac with best quality.

After the DJI 4K video to ProRes conversion, click the “Open Folder” button to locate generated ProRes .mov files, and then you can load the converted DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4 files into FCP X on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) for editing flawlessly.

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