Not long ago Nikon released its new DSLR D5600 which has powerful video recording feature, in this article you will learn the best Nikon D5600 to FCP X importing and editing workflow, and you can transcode H.264 MOV files from Nikon D5600 to FCP X Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec for editing natively.
“Hello, I bought a Nikon D5600 DSLR to record full HD 1080p videos for my studio, I have recorded several footages with Nikon D5600, but now I need to import videos from Nikon D5600 to FCP X for editing on my Mac computer, I find the Final Cut Pro X can’t edit Nikon D5600 videos smoothly, can you share the best workflow to edit Nikon D5600 files with Final Cut Pro X on Mac? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Many users have found FCP X can’t support their Nikon D5600 recorded H.264 MOV files well, and they are looking for a better way to edit Nikon D5600 files with Final Cut Pro X. Why FCP X can’t support Nikon D5600 videos? It is because Nikon D5600 recorded videos are in H.264 codec, this is not natively supported codec of Final Cut Pro X. From Apple FCP X page you will know that Apple ProRes codec MOV format is the native editing format for Final Cut Pro X, in this case the best workflow to edit Nikon D5600 files with FCP X is to transcode Nikon D5600 to FCP X Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, and then you can edit Nikon D5600 files with Final Cut Pro X smoothly. Which converter can convert videos to Apple ProRes for FCP X? Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is your best choice. This professional FCP Apple ProRes converter can convert 4K UHD/Full HD/Blu-ray/DVD videos or movies for better playing/editing/sharing.
Besides Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro X, Acrok converter can also export AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems. (Windows version can also create friendly Apple ProRes codec for FCP) To know how to use it to be able to edit Nikon D5600 videos in FCP X/7/6 on Mac (macOS Sierra, El Capitan Yosemite, Mavericks, Lion included) without problem, just follow the steps below.
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link and then install this Nikon D5600 to FCP X converter on your Mac computer. If you want to convert videos on Windows computer, you can also try the Windows version, it can also output Apple ProRes codec.
Step 2. you can directly drag and drop the Nikon D5600 H.264 MOV file to the converter, or go to “Add File” button to load the Nikon D5600 video. If you want to rip Blu-ray or DVD movies, please click “Load Disc” button to import.
Step 3. Choose FCP X supported format for output. Click “Format” bar to choose the format for output. For editing Nikon D5600 video in FCP, you can choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s best for FCP X editing.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can adjust the output resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. according to your need.
Step 5. You can also use the editing feature to edit your Nikon D5600 videos before conversion, you can trim, crop, add watermark or adjust effect to the video.
Step 6. Click convert button to start Nikon D5600 to FCP X conversion process.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert videos from Nikon D5600 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format, when the conversion is finished, you can import converted videos into Final Cut Pro X and then you can edit Nikon D5600 files with FCP X smoothly.
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