Did you have some issues when importing Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K video in FCP X or FCP 7? How can we be able to edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K video in FCP without any problems? These Lumix DMC-G7 4K video editing problems are both come from the forums, we find most people encounter these problems when they want to do some editing with Lumix DMC-G7 4K footage on Mac.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 is a true hybrid mirrorless camera includes a 14-42mm lens that blends 4K UHD video with advanced still capture and burst shooting capabilities. It is perfect for a wide range of shooting environments and subjects. In addition to the versatile still shooting modes, the G7 also supports recording 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) video with either 30p or 24p frames rates at 100Mbps in the MP4 format. Full HD 1080p/60 is also supported, in both MP4 and AVCHD formats, as well as HD and SD resolutions. So using Lumix DMC-G7, you can record 4K MP4 video and Full HD AVCHD video easily.
For far superior high definition video quality, most of the people like to edit these 4K recordings in editing software such as FCP. However when you try to edit Lumix DMC-G7 4K files in FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) directly, you may found that video editing may be a real nightmare. The reason that you can’t successfully ingest those recorded 4K footage from Panasonic G7 is that the Final Cut Pro are not able to support 4K video. Thus, you can’t get a flawless 4K workflow in most cases. So before you import Lumix DMC-G7 4K recordings into FCP for editing, you can encode Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K video to FCP friendly codec. It is recommended that Apple ProRes 422 codec, it is the most compatible one for Apple FCP. At this time, what you need most is to have a good software to help you convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K files to Apple ProRes 422 on Mac. Acrok MTS Converter for Mac can convert your Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K videos with FCP best supported format. The following content is show you how to convert 4K MP4 and AVCHD to ProRes with the help of this best MTS conversion software.
Free download the professional Panasonic Lumix Video Converter, install and Run it, the following interface will pop up.
Step 1. Add Lumix DMC-G7 footage
Click “Add File” button to import Lumix DMC-G7 4K MP4 or 1080P AVCHD video files. Or you can also drag and drop your 4K files directly to the main interface of MTS Converter.
Step 2. Select the best output format
Click the “format” bar to select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as the best output format.
Step 3. Convert MP4 and AVCHD to ProRes
Click “Convert” button to finish the Lumix DMC-G7 4K or 1080P recordings to ProRes MOV conversion.
Step 4. Import converted videos into FCP
When the Lumix DMC-G7 video conversion is done, click “Open” button to get the exported files. Then import the converted footage into FCP for further editing.
Conclusion – It is just easy to import 4K MP4 and AVCHD files to FCP as soon as you get this powerful 4K to FCP converter. Why not to have a free try right now?