How to edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4 MOV video in FCP X/7/6 smoothly?
The light, compact Panasonic HC-X1 4K camcorder professional supports 4K 24p, UHD 60p/50p, FHD 60p/50p multi-format recording and HD super slow-motion. Plus it includes a wide 24mm angle LEICA DICOMAR 4K Lens 20x zoom. Versatile and easy-to-use MOV, MP4 and AVCHD file formats are supported. The variety of recording modes with selectable image quality, frame rate and bit rate settings respond to a wide range of applications, from cinema production to online distribution. The Panasonic HC-X1 was released in September of 2016. The Panasoni HC-X1 offers many standard options that make it a camera that will stay relevant for a long time. It was easy to use and will find a home at news stations around the globe. It’s also a viable option for documentarians.
So at this time in Norway it is spring, flowers blossoms, the sun is warmer, and peoples spirit are lifted as we get closer to summer. You may record some wonderful videos via your Panasonic HC-X1. For sharing your videos better, you could edit the 4K videos via editing software, such as adding subtitles, add background music and some special effects. Can we import and edit these 4K footage in all Final Cut Pro smoothly? Why I can't export video quickly?
We can load Panasonic HC-X1's MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 footage into FCP X (10.1.0 - 10.4.1 ) for further editing well. But we can't preview the 4K MP4 or MOV recordings in FCP 7, FCP 6 and old version FCP X. Actually, Apple does not respond on the issues and no one here knows or can say when, if ever, 4K video will be natively supported by Final Cut Pro. To edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MOV or MP4 videos in FCP X/76, a workaround is to transcode MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 to a more editable format for Final Cut Pro with proper settings under Mac OS X.
For editing your footage in FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 smoothly and without long rendering time, let Acrok 4K Video Converter give you a hand. With this powerful ultimate video conversion program, you can effortlessly transcode Panasoni HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV to ProRes MOV, which will create a Final Cut Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides FCP, this software also export DNxHD for Avid MC, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, AVI for Pinnacle and more NLE systems for natively editing. Just download it and follow a simple tutorial below to import Panasoni HC-X1 4K footage into FCP X/7/6 for editing smoothly.
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Guide: Transcode Panasonic HC-X1 video to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7/6
Install 4K Video Converter
Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac software on your computer. Install and run this Panasonic HC-X1 video conversion program.
Load 4K Videos
You can load your Panasonic HC-X1 MP4 or MOV source files directly from your camera, or from a card reader, or from the file folder that contains the source 4K videos stored on your computer's hard disk drive. The video conversion tool supports batch conversion, so you can load more video files once.
Select Output Format
There are five choices for ProRes MOV, namely Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444, etc. These profiles can be chosen as output under "Format" > "Final Cut Pro". Here, "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" is your best choice.
Start Video To ProRes Conversion
Click "Convert" to start encoding Panasonic HC-X1 footage to Final Cut Pro editable format. Once the conversion finished, you can click "Open" button to get the produced ProRes files for editing with FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6. Acrok software guarantees producing files without audio and video out of sync issues, so the generated ProRes files can be used for editing with excellent quality.