Import and edit Lumix G9 4K MP4 in FCP X

Panasonic  has just announced the Lumix G9. The Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 is a speed-oriented Micro Four Thirds camera. It features a 20.3MP CMOS sensor, in-body image stabilization capable of up to 6.5 stops of shake reduction and an updated version of the company’s Depth from Defocus AF system. It also offers Panasonic’s advanced H.264/MPEG-4 format for recording a high bit rates up to 150 Mbps. Now in this page, we will not highlight the features of Lumix G9, but Lumix G9 4K MP4 to FCP X best workflow. For those who’re intending to edit Lumix G9 files with FCP X, read on.

Import and edit Lumix G9 4K MP4 in FCP X

When import the H.264/MPEG-4 footage from Panasonic Lumix G9 to FCP X for editing the movies, you may find the high quality 4K MP4 files are not recognized by Final Cut Pro X. The basic reason is a relatively new codec, and is not widely supported. These files are extremely difficult to import into all my major film editing software, including FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). To make the 4K MP4 compatible with FCP, the easy workaround is to convert MP4 to Apple ProRes codec, which ensures best results when using in FCP X. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the solid tool to help users make the MP4 to FCP X transcoding.

With it, you effortlessly encode/re-encode H.264/MPEG-4 intra footage shot from Lumix G9 to FCP X highly compatible Apple ProRes MOV, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CC, AIC for iMovie, etc. Download the program now. For Windows users, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is right choice. Below are the steps on converting Lumix G9 video to ProRes 422 codec for editing in FCP X.

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How to convert Lumix G9 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X?

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this 4K Video Converter for FCP X, just copy the Lumix G9 recordings from your camera to your hard drive.Click “Add files” to import the files to the software for converting.

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Step 2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for FCP X. Of course, you can also select “Apple ProRes 4444 (*.MOV)” as the target format.

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Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from MP4 to MOV will begin immediately.

Step 4. After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted Lumix G9 4K MP4 files to FCP X/7/6 for further editing without any hassle.

More features of the Apple ProRes converter:

1. Adjust audio and video settings
The Lumix G9 video converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing
This top 4K video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

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