This guide will show you how to convert RED 6K/5K/4K RAW files on Mac and Windows via RED RAW Video Converter. Let you play, share and edit RED video freely.

Issue on RED 6K, 5K, 4K RAW files on Mac and Windows

Q1: Recently I shoot many 4k video in RAW format by RED EPIC M digital cinema camera, due to the need of job, I want to edit those RAW footage in FCP X. However, as far as I know, FCP X doesn’t support the 4K RAW footage from RED EPIC M, so I was wondering is there a way I can import the raw files into FCP X so I can edit them for better show.

Q2: Hey, I want to Play RED RAW video in Windows Media Player on Windows 10, but things doesn’t goes well, many questions arise during playback, I feel very headache. Is there a good solution for me to solve the problem so that I can play my raw video in Windows Media Player.

Q3:”I’m having issues importing footage from RED Weapon to Premiere Pro CC. I go into “file” then click “import”. It looks like it’s about to do something but then nothing happens… wait for a while, it still no reaction, how to solve this problem, thanks for your assistance with this!”

The Red Digital Cinema Camera Company is an American company that manufactures professional-grade digital cinematography and photography tools. Red cameras support raw recording of stills and video, in the case of the RED Epic-M up to 6K resolution. Recently, the RED camera has s series including Weapon, Epic, Scarlet, Raven, One. It is become more and more popular on the camera market. However, when you have bought the camera, you must have shot lots of video in RAW format, if you want to import those 6K/5K/4K RAW files into some NLE for editing like Final Cut Pro X (FCPX), Premiere Pro CC or play these video in common video player like Windows Media Player and QuickTime on Mac and Windows for play, due to the incompatible format, you may encounter some problem and feel disappointed. Many kinds of NLE and media player all not support RED RAW files playback.

To get rid of the problem, the best workaround is to convert RED 6K/5K/4K RAW files on Mac (macOS Catalina included) and Windows (Windows 10 included) via RED RAW Video Converter. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, a great RAW Video Converter specifically designed for RED RAW camcorders users, is quite easy and fast to convert RAW videos to the best supported format on Windows 10 and macOS Catalina, and there is no quality loss during the converting process. Besides, as a certain RED Video Converter, it not only is good at converting 4K, 5K and 6K RAW videos, but also can support convert many kinds of format like MKV, AVI, WMV, MP4, etc into NLE best editable format or video player playable format. Therefore, there is no difficulty for you to handle the incompatible format, and share and edit RED video freely will be a piece of cake. Below is a guide for you to transcode RED 6K/5K/4K RAW files on Mac and Windows via RED RAW Video Converter.

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Step 1: Import RED 6K/5K/4K RAW files into the Converter.
Run Acrok Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, click the top left icon” Add Files” to load RED 6K/5K/4K RAW video to the RED Video Converter.

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Step 2: Choose output format

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For Final Cut Pro X users: Click Format and choose “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) “.
For Premiere Pro CC users: Click Format and choose “Editing Software” > “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC)(*.mov)”.
For playing in QuickTime: Click Format and choose “Common Video” > MOV-QuickTime Video (*.mov)”.
For playing in Windows Media Player: Click Format and choose “Common Video” > H.264 Video(*.mp4)

Step 3: Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start RED 6K/5K/4K RAW video conversion. When the conversion is completed, you will get the most compatible file formats.