Convert JVC GY HM850U footage to ProRes MOV for FCP X
I recorded some .mxf and .mts files by JVC GY HM850U, why I can't play the videos via QuickTime? And Final Cut Pro X can't recognize these video files. I know this ProHD camcorder can record .mov videos that QuickTime supported. The die was now cast. How to play and edit the JVC GY HM850U MXF and MTS footage on Mac?
The JVC GY-HM850U ProHD Compact Shoulder Mount Camera with Fujinon 20x Lens is a modular, 1/3" video camera that is as comfortable in the field as it is in the studio. The camera provides dual SDHC/SDXC memory card slots which allow for a wide range of recording options. You can choose the file type that works best for your workflow. The camera records to standard formats that are native to many NLE systems, including your choice of XDCAM EX compatible MP4, QuickTime MOV, AVCHD Progressive, and H.264 Extreme High Quality at up to 50 Mbps.
Play JVC GY-HM850U footage on Mac
To play smoothly on Mac with the JVC GY HM850 MXF/MTS/MP4 via QuickTime, you should convert JVC GY HM850 recordings to QuickTime best video format - MOV. So you need a video converter for JVC GY HM850. Here, Acrok HD Video Converter is your best choice.
Edit JVC GY-HM850U MXF/MTS/MP4 in FCP X
If you have got the JVC GY HM850U and often use it to record 1080P videos, you may have the need to edit JVC GY HM850U MXF, MTS and MP4 video in FCP X, but from Apple website you will know FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes codec video, so FCP X doesn't support JVC GY HM850U footages well. The best method to solve this problem is to convert JVC GY HM850U HD recordings to ProRes codec for editing in FCP X.
Software you need
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac
This software can help you convert JVC GY-HM850U
MXF/MTS/MP4 to any video format on Mac easily. For playing GY-HM850U video in QuickTime, you can convert MXF/MTS/MP4 to H.264 MOV via this best JVC camcorder video converter. For importing JVC GY-HM850U footage into FCP X, this powerful HD video converter will convert MXF/MTS/MP4 to ProRes 422 MOV or ProRes 4444 MOV on Mac. If you are Windows user, you can free download the Windows version video converter.
Convert JVC GY-HM850U MXF/MTS/MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X
Below is the guide mainly showing you how to convert JVC GY-HM850U video to ProRes MOV for FCP X via Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac.
Add JVC GY-HM850U video
Free download JVC MXF to FCP X converter. This professional JVC Video Converter can help you convert JVC GY-HM850U footage to ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro X with 3 steps, more output formats are also supported. Drage your JVC GY-HM850U .mxf, .mts, and .mp4 video into it.
Choose Apple ProRes 422 codec video.
Click on "Format" and choose Final Cut Pro category, you can select "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for editing in FCP X with higher quality.
Start JVC GY-HM850U to FCP X conversion
Click the Convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from
JVC GY-HM850U MXF/MTS/MP4 to ProRes 422 for FCP X
will start immediately.
After conversion, click "Open" button to locate the converted video files. Run Final Cut Pro X, you can import and edit the JVC GY-HM850U footage freely.