Import Samsung NX1 H.265 to FCP X
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The Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera is capable of shooting 4K H.265 video at 24fps. For Mac users, you may be disappointed to find that your Final Cut Pro X doesn’t offer the native H.265 importing capability but Premiere Pro can handle H.265 codec both on Mac and Windows platform pretty well. The good news is that you can transcode H.265 to FCP X compatible editing codec to continue the post editing workflow.
Best editing codec for Final Cut Pro X
Although Final Cut Pro X has full editing support for various container formats such as AVI, MOV, MP4, 3GP, MXF, MTS/M2TS and compression codec like Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple Prores, AVCHD, DV, DVCPro HD, H.264, HDV, Motion JPEG. However, if you are looking for 4K compatible editing codec that also ensures you a high quality and high performance workflow, we highly recommend Apple Prores to you. What’s more, as a 10-bit codec, Apple Prores can process a lot of more color data and make the color correction process easier.
Transcode NX1 H.265 to Apple Prores for FCP X
To generate Apple Prores codec from NX1 H.265 camera, you can download our best Apple Prores Converter for Mac – Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, which can facilitate you to directly encode Apple Prores in different file types with perfect quality and fast conversion speed. If your Mac computer are powerful enough to handle multicam and high-resolution video and you are going to do many effects editing work with FCP X, you’d better choose to output “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)”or “Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”for better performance. If your computer is old or slow, or you just want to do some rough editing, you can select to output “Apple Prores Proxy)(*.mov)”or “Apple Prores (LT)(*.mov)”format to save more space and bandwidth.
The program supports batch conversion mode, so that you can load multiple NX1 H.265 footage at one time to save your precious time. If you wish to join all the separate video into one single file, you can rearrange them into the right order and then combine them into one file with the “Merge” function on the main interface.
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1. When converting video to Final Cut Pro oriented format templates(e.g. Apple Prores), please ensure that your computer has Final Cut Pro installed, otherwise the converted files will have audio only without image.
2. If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs, or you may get files with sound only without video.
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How to Transcode NX1 H.265 to Apple Prores for FCP X Best Editing Workflow?
Step 1: Load Samsung NX1 H.265 footage.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source NX1 H.265 files into the program.
Tips: If you want to batch load multiple files, make sure to store all your files in the same folder, then click “File” > “Add from folder” or press the “Add from Folder” button on the top tool bar to batch importing them into the program.
Step 2: Select output file format.
Click “Format”bar, from its drop-down list, select your desired Prores format such as “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)”, you can also choose other prores formats on your own needs.
Step 3: Merge NX1 H.265 footage.
Go back to the main interface, by checking the “Merge into one file” option beside the “Settings” button, the program will join all the selected video into one single file.
Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.
Go back to the main interface and press the “Convert” icon on the right-bottom to start Samsung NX1 H.265 to Final Cut Pro X Apple Prores process encoding process.
When the conversion is done, feel free to import converted video to FCP X for furthering professional editing.