Import Nikon D5600 MOV files to FCP X and Premiere Pro for smooth editing

Compact, capable, and connected, the Nikon D5600 is a sleek DSLR that blends multimedia imaging capabilities with versatile wireless technology. Centered around a 24.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor, the camera offers a sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600 to benefit working in an array of lighting conditions, and the sensor and processor combination also supports continuous shooting up to 5 fps for working with moving subjects. It is able to record full HD 1080p video in MOV and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, supports up to 60 fps, and allows you to create time-lapse movies in-camera.

But the MOV video format came from Nikon D5600 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you may have the difficulty of playing and editing Nikon MOV video files on some players and editing software on Mac. If you want to transfer Nikon D5600 MOV video to FCP X or Premiere Pro for smooth editing on Mac, you have to convert Nikon D5600 MOV files to FCP X/Premiere compatible format before editing. Here, the aPubsoft HD Video Converte for Mac is recommended to you, which will help you transcode Nikon D5600 MOV to ProRes MOV for FCP X and MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

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Step 1. Add Nikon D5600 MOV files

Install and launch the Nikon D5600 to FCP X/Premiere Converter, then click “Add File” button to import Nikon D5600 1080p MOV files to this powerful program. Or you can simply drag the MOV files directly to the converter.

Nikon D5600 to FCP X/Premiere Converter

Step 2. Select proper format for FCP X and Premiere

a. To edit Nikon D5600 MOV videos in FCP X natively, navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. The ProRes is the native codec for editing in FCP X.

Convert Nikon D5600 MOV video to ProRes MOV for FCP X

b. To edit Nikon D5600 MOV videos in Premiere Pro natively, move your pointer to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” category and select “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format.

Convert Nikon D5600 MOV video to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

Tip: Click “Settings” button and go to “Profiles Settings” panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.

Step 3. Convert Nikon D5600 MOV videos to ProRes, MPG on Mac

Click the “Convert” button under the preview window, the Nikon MOV to ProRes/MPG Converter will convert Nikon D5600 MOV videos to Apple ProRes MOV or MPEG-2 MPG immediately at fast speed.

When the Nikon MOV to ProRes/MPG conversion process completed, you can easily and effortlessly locate the converted ProRes .mov or MPEG-2 .mpg files by clicking the “Open Folder” button in the main interface. Then, you can import and edit Nikon D5600 MOV files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 or Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS without any issue.