Outline: Sometimes you may find it a painful experience to get Final Cut Pro X to work with some Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV video files. So what is the matter on earth? Does Final Cut Pro X supportPentax K-70 MP4/MOV videos? And how can we successfully import Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV video to FCP X at any time? This article aims to solve the above questions in one smart way.
The Pentax K-70 is a midrange DSLR, priced at the same level as many competitive entry-level models. It sports a 24MP CMOS sensor with on-sensor phase detection, a first for a Pentax DSLR. The camera can use its sensor-shift IS system for a 'Pixel Shift' mode, which reduces color noise and enhances resolution. Though there's no native 4K video capture in the Pentax K-70, Instead, regular video tops out at 1080p30 or 1080i60 max. (1,920 x 1,080 pixels; 30 frames per second progressive-scan or 60 interleaved fields per second. Format - MPEG-4/H.264). With it, you can easily record the wonderful and amazing time. But cause the footage from Pentax K-70 is super high resolution and bitrate/frame rate, the Pentax K-70 editing seems to be not easy. Here shows you the solutions to edit Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV recordings in FCP X.
In order to make you import and edit your Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV video in FCP X smmothly, you can learn the FCP X supported formats:
FCP X supported Video formats:
- Apple Animation codec
- Apple Intermediate codec
- Apple ProRes (all versions)
- AVCHD (including AVCCAM, AVCHD Lite, and NXCAM)
- AVC-ULTRA (including AVC-LongG and AVC-Intra Class 50/100/200/4:4:4)
- DV (including DVCAM, DVCPRO, and DVCPRO50)
- DVCPRO HD
- Motion JPEG (OpenDML only)
- MPEG IMX (D-10)
- QuickTime formats
- REDCODE RAW (R3D)
- Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2
- Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2
- XAVC (including XAVC-S)
- XDCAM HD/EX/HD422
It is clearly FCP X does not support all the MP4/MOV videos. To solve the problem, you need to change the file extentsion from ".mp4" or "mov" to "a codec" that FCP X/7/6 can read more easily (without rendering basically). The codec is Apple ProRes, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro. To transcode Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV files to ProRes MOV, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use yet professional app to achieve your goal smoothly. Overall, the FCP X Converter is clean and safe to install and use. And only with barely several mouse clicks, you can get the whole job done. Besides MP4 and MOV, it can also change more video file formats like H.265, MKV, AVI, MTS, MXF, XAVC, XAVC S, XAVC L, M4V, Tivo to Final Cut Pro X most compatible Apple ProRes .mov without any quality loss. Now download it and follow below steps to transcode Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV files to Final Cut Pro X.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/hd-video-converter-mac/
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- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-HD-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177786.html
Now follow the guide to Convert Pentax K-70 video to FCP X friendly Apple ProRes
Step 1: Add . Pentax K-70 MP4/MOV videos
Install the Final Cut Pro X converter program on Mac and run it. Drag the Pentax K-70 clips to the software. Or you can also click "Add video" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.
Step 2: Choose FCP X compatible format
Go to "Format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for Final Cut Pro X.
Tips: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.
Step 3: Start MP4/MOV to ProRes conversion
Click the "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding MP4/MOV files for FCP. It does MP4/MOV to FCP X video conversion like a charm and the output files will maximally preserve the quality of your original MP4/MOV clips. After conversion, you can import converted MP4/MOV clips into Final Cut Pro X to create the end results that you want.
If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don't forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
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