X1D series launches with the X1D-50c, essentially an adapted-for-mirrorless version of its HDC-50c, and two new lenses specifically designed for the X1D’s mount, dubbed the X mount. The X1D-50c incorporates the same 42.8×32.9mm, 5.3-micron-squared-pixel sensor as the HDC-50c, but couples it with an electronic viewfinder instead of an optical one. You can record Full HD H.264 Compressed (25 fps) video via this camera. This guide will show you how to import and edit Hasselblad X1D-50c 1080P video in FCP X without rendering.
Although X1D is not a mainstream camera, some users have the needs to edit H.264 25 fps vide in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), but they have to spend long time on rendering the footage. The only problem usually occurred during the editing process. H.264 still cannot fully supported by some video editors like Final Cut Pro X, FCP 7 or FCP 6 can’t edit X1D-50c H.264 video smoothly. The easiest workaround is to transcode Hasselblad X1D H.264 to Apple ProRes 422/4444, which is the most compatible format for Final Cut Pro, which will make the editing work much smooth and easier.
Convert Hasselblad X1D-50c video to FCP X/7/6 ProRes on Mac
Download and install this software
Install and run the best H.264 to Apple ProRes converter. Click the “Add File” button to import H.264 files from the Hasselblad X1D-50c camera. Join loaded videos via clicking “Settings” button then checking the “Merge all files into one” box.
Choose output format
Hit the Hasselblad Video Converter “Format” box and select Final Cut Pro –> Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as output format for editing Hasselblad X1D-50c video in FCP X/7/6 easily.
Before converting your videos, you can click Edit to personalize and touch up your videos in clicks. Video editing functions like Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark and Subtitles are provided.
– 3D: Add different 3D effects to your video.
– Crop: Customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc.) and cut off black margins.
– Effect: Set the brightness, contrast, saturation of the video and apply different movie styles.
– Audio: Replace audio as you needs.
– Watermark: Add image or text watermark to videos.
– Subtitle: Add plug-in SRT, ASS, SSA subtitle to videos.
When all settings are done, just click the “Convert” button to begin Hasselblad X1D-50c H.264 to Final Cut Pro ProRes conversion immediately. Once the files are converted to .mov, you can edit converted recordings in Final Cut Pro smoothly and without rendering.