The URSA Mini Pro 12K is a truly groundbreaking camera that counts several unique features that set it apart from the rest of the camera market. This pro video camera uses a 12,288 x 6480 12K Super35 sensor, a new color science, and up to 14 stops of dynamic range to produce extraordinarily detailed images. The camera records up to 80MP per frame in Blackmagic Raw and offers flexible recording options that include dual CFast 2.0 card capture and high-speed USB-C output. Can we import and edit RAW files in Final Cut Pro smoothly?
"I have a weird problem with importing 4K RAW files into Final Cut Pro. I already have one URSA Mini Pro 12K video file imported in the project, but when I try to import another RAW file, it says the file type is unsupported. I don’t get it, can anyone help me?”
According to Final Cut Pro official website, Final Cut Pro natively supports ProRes RAW format. However, you may have the same questions listed above when using it. The error message goes like, “This file is damaged or unsupported” and “Codec missing or unavailable”. Or Final Cut Pro only import audio from RAW files for you. You can only add the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 12K RAW file to the timeline of Final Cut Pro as an audio track, instead of a video track. Just sound, no video.
If you are currently using an older version of the Final Cut Pro, maybe an upgrade of the FCP version could help. Are you still stuck with unsuccessful attempts? Read on to find the possible causes and how to solve “can’t import URSA Mini Pro 12K RAW to Final Cut Pro” error.
The most practical approach to fix Final Cut Pro not importing URSA Mini Pro 12K RAW problem is to convert RAW codec or format. For converting unrecognized RAW files to desired format with conversion too, you might as well try an easier-to-use yet powerful video converter and decoder – Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
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It makes an easy work of transcoding Blackmagic Design 12K, 8K, 6K and 4K RAW to Final Cut Pro supported Apple ProRes 422 MOV to fix RAW codec incompatibility or missing issues. As for the video quality, don’t worry too much. With the constantly updated conversion algorithm and the advanced high quality engine, it guarantees you the output MOV video with up to 98% quality reserved, wrinkles or freckles in image still clear enough to count.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is an intuitive and fast converter, top Blu-ray Ripper, best DVD Ripper. With this fast video converter, you can effortlessly convert video and audio files to any format, any editing software, any digital device in high quality which enables you to play downloaded movies and purchased Blu-ray/DVD on various devices and web platforms. Just enjoy video/audio files anywhere and anytime you like.
How to decode RAW to Final Cut Pro supported codec/format
Step 1. Add Footage
Launch Acrok Video Converter Ultimate on your computer. Click Add File button to import the URSA Mini Pro 12K footage that has an import issue in Final Cut Pro. Dragging and droppping works too. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can several mov videos to the program to convert at a time.)
Step 2. Set Output Format
Click the Format bar at the bottom. Choose a format preset that Final Cut Pro, FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 can support, for example, MOV (codec: Apple ProRes, Apple ProRes 4444) from Final Cut Pro category.
Step 3: Settings
Optionally, you can click the Settings icon to adjust frame rate, resolution, bit rate, and more.
Step 4. Edit Video
You can cut, crop, merge, rotate, fix A/V out-of-sync problem and make some easy video edits in a linear manner with this RAW to Final Cut Pro Converter.
Step 5. Convert RAW to ProRes
Hit Convert and it will begin fast video decoding, conversion and processing your Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 12K RAW video at one go.
Once done, import the resulting encoded video file to Final Cut Pro will be an easy process.