GoPro HERO4 is the most popular sports camera on the world, from this article you will know the way to edit GoPro HERO4 4K MP4 videos with FCP X in Apple ProRes codec, and you won’t have any GoPro HERO4 to FCP X importing and editing issues.
GoPro HERO4 is a very popular sports camera among users who love sports. With this sports camera you can record the scene that common cameras can’t do, GoPro HERO4 will bring you much enjoyment, there are many users purchased this striking camera when they travel, have you also bought one? Maybe you have already go the GoPro HERO4 camera and recorded some footages, from GoPro HERO4 user manual or its product page on the web, you will learn that GoPro HERO4 can record 4K videos in MP4 format.
Edit GoPro HERO4 4K MP4 videos with FCP X
Some GoPro HERO4 users complained on the forum that GoPro HERO4 recorded 4K MP4 videos can’t be supported by Final Cut Pro X on Mac, they can’t edit 4K MP4 files with FCP X smoothly. What’s caused this issue? It is the video codec. As a widely used video format, MP4 format is mainly for playing but not editing, the GoPro HERO4 records videos in 4K MP4 format, it’s not so good for editing with FCP X or other programs, you will meet with errors. In this case, how to edit GoPro HERO4 4K MP4 videos with FCP X? the easiest way is to convert 4K MP4 files from GoPro HERO4 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format, because Apple ProRes codec is the native editing codec, with this codec you won’t have any problems.
Convert 4K MP4 files from GoPro HERO4 to FCP X
To convert GoPro HERO4 4K MP4 files to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X editing, we choose Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac to use, this is top rated 4K video converter on the market, it has the ability to convert 4K files recorded by GoPro HERO4, Panasonic cameras, Canon cameras, Sony cameras, JVC cameras, etc. besides 4K files, you can also use this 4K video converter to convert MXF, AVCHD, MTS, MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, VOB, M4V, etc. nearly all the HD videos are supported. There are rich output formats presetted by this GoPro HERO4 to FCP X converter, such as FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec, Avid Media Composer supported DNxHD codec, Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 supported MOV/WMV formats, etc. from the download link you will get the software, and please follow the easy steps below to use this it to convert 4K video on Mac.
Step 1. Download GoPro HERO4 to FCP X converter from the link, install this program on your Mac computer. It will help you to convert 4k video on Mac, and then you can edit 4K video with FCP X with supported format.
Step 2. Load the GoPro HERO4 4K MP4 files into Acrok converter, you can add batch files at one time, batch loading and converting is supported by the software.
Step 3. Choose FCP X supported video format for output. There are rich output formats in this 4K video converter, to edit 4k video with FCP X on Mac, just select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is native supported by Final Cut Pro X, you can also choose Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes Proxy, or Apple ProRes 4444, etc. just choose as you want.
Step 4. This GoPro HERO4 4K video converter has easy-to-use customization feature, you can click settings button and adjust the video codec, video bitrate, video resolution, frame rate or other parameters.
Step 5. Press convert button on the main interface of the GoPro HERO4 to FCP X converter, the conversion process will begin.
It won’t take much time to convert GoPro HERO4 4k video files, Acrok will convert 4k video on Mac with top video quality and speed, video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed. When the videos are converted, you can get the footages into Final Cut Pro X, and now you can edit 4K video with FCP X smoothly on Mac.