At Cine Gear 2019, Panasonic announced a new addition to their full-frame mirrorless lineup currently consisting of the Lumix DC-S1 and Lumix SC-S1R. The Panasonic S1H records video in 6K/24p in a 3:2 aspect ratio, as well as 5.9K/30p in a 16:9 aspect ratio, it can also record internally at 10-bit colour precision at up to 60p at both 4K and DCI 4K resolutions.
A lot of stills cameras that do duties as a video camera usually fall short on recording time, often with an artificially imposed maximum of around 30 minutes due to thermal management. The Lumix DC-S1H can record in every single video mode for an unlimited amount of time, the size of your storage card permitting of course.That would be a big advantage. How can we edit HEVC files with FCP X and Premiere Pro CC natively? Maybe you have some 6K videos recorded by Lumix S1H camera, in this article we will share the best way to import and edit Lumix S1H footage in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC with native supported codec.
To make Lumix DC-S1H 6K HEVC .mov videos compatible with Apple and Adobe editing software, the best way we’ve worked out yet is to convert Lumix S1H 6K HEVC video with Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (Windows Version | Mac Version). With Acrok software, you can lossless transcode HEVC to Apple ProRes 422/4444 for Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), encode HEVC to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro (CC, CS6, CS5) with fast speed. In addition, more than 250+ formats listed to ensure you can get the desired video and audio types, like H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, RMVB, FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, etc. Most importantly, you can use this software to rip and covnert Blu-ray and DVD discs to any device for more enjoyment.
Free download Lumix S1H 6K Video Converter
How to convert Lumix S1H HEVC for FCP X and Premiere Pro CC?
Add 6K Videos
Install and run Acrok software as HEVC Video Converter on your computer. Click "Add file" to load your Lumix DC-S1H 6K or 4K footage into it. You can play the loaded Lumix S1H videos via this free HEVC player. Double-click the preview window to view the imported material in full screen.
Select Output Format
Click “Format” bar and choose output format as you needs. For FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 users, please follow “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” as output option. ProRes 422(HQ), Pro Res 422, Pro Res 444, Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all the proper choice.
For Premiere Pro CC, CS6, and CS5 users. Please choose "Editing Software" > "Adobe Premiere MOV AVC"(*.mov)" as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas Pro. Of course, you can also choose “Adobe Premiere MPEG-2 (*.mpeg)” as the target format.
If you like would like to edit Lumix S1H video before conversion, you can click “Edit” icon to trim your Lumix S1H video files into segments, adjust the video effects onto your footage.
Click “Settings” button, you are free to tune/customize the parameters based more on personal requirements. If you like, you can merge Lumix S1H clips into a new video file.
Start Video Conversion
Last, click the “Convert” button to start Lumix S1H fils to FCP X or Premiere Pro CC supported codec and format conversion. When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the generated files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing software, and then import converted recordings to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC for further editing.