Summary: Trouble importing H.265 codec to FCP X on your Mac 10.11 El Capitan? From this article, you will get the best way to decode and encode H.265 codec to Final Cut Pro X editable Apple ProRes codec on Mac OS X El Capitan.
H.265 Video Codec is a very efficient video compression standard. Nowadays, it is widely used in H.265 4K videos for better experience. So it has been applied by many new camcorders, like Samsung NX1/NX500 which support recording H.265 videos. After recording beautiful videos, we always decorate them in FCP X on Mac to let them look better for sharing with family and friends.
However, most Mac video editing applications don’t support editing H.265 codec very well at present, including FCP X, iMovie, etc. There always something wrong happens during importing H.265 videos. A unsupported error always shows up and the H.265 video got stuck.
So is there any method can solve this problem? The answer is Yes. You need only a professional and easy-to-use H.265 to FCP X converter to help you decode and encode H.265 to FCP X editable codec - Apple ProRes codec. And the H.265 Video Converter must fully compatible with the latest Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
After searching it, I found Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is an excellent H.265 to FCP X converter which could meet all your requirements. This tool can not only convert H.265 videos to Apple ProRes with no quality loss, but also pre-edit H.265 videos to let you post-edit H.265 videos in FCP X on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. And the price is reasonable - only $35. It has all the features below:
1. High Speed
2. Keep Audio Quality
3. Friendly User Interface
4. Ability to choose audio tracks
5. Merge multiple H.265 video clips into one file
In the following part, I’m going to share with you my experience on how to convert H.265 to FCP X supported format with powerful Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. The converting process is quite simple. It can be done in only several clicks. Now you can download and try this converter. When you are happy with it, then you can buy it.
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Step by step to show you how to convert H.265 videos to FCP X on Mac OS X El Capitan.
Step 1. Load H.265 file(s)
Click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on the top menu to browse and choose the file you want to convert to the program.
Step 2. Choose the right output format
To output Apple ProRes for FCP X, just click on the format bar to follow "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)."
Tips: You can know more about Types of Apple ProRes Codecs from here.
Step 3. Edit H.265 videos with video editor (Optional)
Before converting and transferring H.265 videos to FCP X, use the video editor to do some pre-editing work like cutting unwanted segments, crop annoying black edges in your H.265 videos, add watermarks for remarks or fun, add special effects, etc.
Step 4. Start converting H.265 to Apple ProRes
Click on the red button "Convert" to start H.265 to Apple ProRes conversion
Step 5. Import H.265 to FCP X
Run FCP X on your Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and click "File" > "Import" > "Files" to editing in FCP Ximport the converted H.265 files for free.
iMedia Converter for Mac OS X El Capitan: If you want to decode and encode more codecs, like HEVC, XAVC, etc. You should try our another software - iMedia Converter for Mac. This tool can help you finish this very quickly.