Panasonic G9 FCP X – Import Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 files to FCP X for editing

Panasonic announced the Lumix G9. The Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 is a speed-oriented Micro Four Thirds camera. It features a 20.3MP CMOS sensor, in-body image stabilization capable of up to 6.5 stops of shake reduction and an updated version of the company’s Depth from Defocus AF system. It also offers Panasonic’s advanced H.264/MPEG-4 format for recording a high bit rates up to 150 Mbps. Now in this page, we will not highlight the features of Lumix G9, but Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 to FCP X best workflow. For those who’re intending to edit Lumix G9 files with FCP X, read on.

When import the H.264/MPEG-4 footage from Panasonic Lumix G9 to FCP X for editing the movies, you may find the high quality 4K MP4 files are not recognized by Final Cut Pro X. The basic reason is a relatively new codec, and is not widely supported. These files are extremely difficult to import into all my major film editing software, including FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). To make the 4K MP4 compatible with FCP, the easy workaround is to convert 4K MP4 to Apple ProRes codec, which ensures best results when using in FCP X. aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users make the 4K MP4 to FCP X transcoding.

With it, you effortlessly encode/re-encode H.264/MPEG-4 intra footage shot from Lumix G9 to FCP X highly compatible Apple ProRes MOV, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CC, AIC for iMovie, etc. Download the program now. For Windows users, aPubsoft Video Converter is right choice. Below are the steps on converting Lumix G9 video to ProRes 422 codec for editing in FCP X.

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How to convert Lumix G9 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X?

Step 1. install and run aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Panasonic Lumix G9 to FCP X Converter, click “Add File” button to import the Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 files to the software for converting.

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Step 2. Hit “Profile” bar to select output format. You can choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. It is an ideal editing format for FCP X. Of course, you can also select “Apple ProRes 4444 (*.MOV)” as the target format.

Convert Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 to ProRes 422/4444 MOV for FCP X

Tip: Advanced Profile Settings In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. Here personally I recommend you to set the video size as 1920*1080p for better editing. Of course, if you want to obtain original resolution, just keep the video size as original.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac with best quality.

After the Panasonic 4K video to ProRes conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the “Open Folder” button and then you can import converted Lumix G9 4K MP4 files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for further editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) without any hassle.

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