Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro is a professional digital cinema camera, it can help you to capture 4.6K, 4K, 3K, 2K, and HD videos. After got the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro, you may have recorded some videos with this powerful camcorder, how to edit Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW in FCP X? In order to help you edit 4K CinemaDNG RAW in FCP X smoothly, we would like to share the best Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X editing workflow with you.
For professional and amateur users, Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro is an ideal device to record high quality videos, this camcorder is equipped with 4.6K Super-35mm CMOS Sensor, 2/4/6-Stop ND Filter Wheel, Dual CFast 2.0 and SD Memory Card Slots and Interchangeable Lens Mounts, the hardware is great. With the powerful hardware, Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro is able to record raw sensor data in the CinemaDNG format or in ProRes 444 & 422 format, the video and audio quality is perfectly guaranteed, you don’t need to worry about the quality anymore.
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro FCP X Workflow
“How can I load 4K CinemaDNG RAW files from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X on Mac? I have recorded some 4K CinemaDNG RAW files with Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro camera, it is the first time for me to use this kind of camcorder, now I need to edit 4K CinemaDNG RAW in FCP X, but I don’t know the best importing and editing workflow, can anyone share Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X workflow with me? Any suggestion is appreciated, thank you for your help!”
The question showed above is asked by Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro user, this user has encountered the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X importing and editing issue. On Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro related forums and websites, many users have reported that they can’t load 4K CinemaDNG RAW files from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X and edit smoothly, what’s the reason? From Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro product page or its user manual, you will know that Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro recorded 4K CinemaDNG RAW files are not native supported files of FCP X, they are in the different codec and format that FCP X can’t support. When you import and edit 4K CinemaDNG RAW in FCP X, you may get some troubles that you can’t get Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW video into FCP X directly, and the footages can’t be edited.
If you check Apple FCP X official product page, you will know that Apple ProRes codec is the native supported codec of Final Cut Pro X, as FCP X can’t recognize 4K CinemaDNG RAW video, you will need to transcode 4K CinemaDNG RAW files to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec, and then you can edit Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW files with FCP X smoothly, and this is the best workflow to import and edit 4K CinemaDNG RAW in FCP X.
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X 4K Video Converter
To convert 4K CinemaDNG RAW files from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X, you are recommended to use Blackberry Video Converter for Mac software, this is the best 4K video converter for Mac on the market. With it, you can easily transcode Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW files to Apple ProRes, which is FCP X native supported codec and it can keep the original quality. Besides FCP X, this 4k video converter software can also output Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV/MOV for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 and more editing programs for native editing. Just download Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X converter and follow the steps below to get the work done.
Convert 4K CinemaDNG RAW from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer, launch it as the best Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X converter.
Step 2. Install and launch the 4K video converter and load source videos to it. You can add Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW video files by clicking “Add Files” button, or just drag and drop 4K CinemaDNG RAW videos into Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
Step 3. Select output format. Click the “Format” bar and select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format, this is native editing codec and format for FCP X. There are many optimized output formats in this 4k video converter, you can choose the output format according to your need. Tip: This Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X Converter also allows you to adjust the frame rate, bitrate, video resolution or audio channel to your needs by clicking Settings icon. You can also merge several files into one file by clicking the button “Merge all files into one” on the lower left corner on Settings interface.
Step 4. Start transcoding 4K CinemaDNG RAW files from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro to FCP X. Click “Convert” button to start Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4K CinemaDNG RAW to Apple ProRes conversion on Mac.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert your Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro files immediately, video and audio quality is guaranteed, Acrok will take some time to do the conversion, when the conversion is finished, you can import the converted Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro videos to FCP X smoothly, and you can edit these footages natively, and you won’t have any editing issues.