Import and edit Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 videos in iMovie/FCE without hassles

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 iMovie/FCE best workflow. For those who’re intending to edit Lumix G9 files with iMovie/FCE, read on.

When import the H.264/MPEG-4 footage from Panasonic Lumix G9 to iMovie/FCE for editing the movies, you may find the high quality 4K MP4 files are not recognized by iMovie or Final Cut Express. 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 iMovie and FCE. To make the 4K MP4 compatible with iMovie/FCE, the easy workaround is to convert 4K MP4 to AIC codec, which ensures best results when using in iMovie/FCE. aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users make the 4K MP4 to iMovie/FCE transcoding.

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

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How to edit Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 videos in iMovie or FCE?

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

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Step 2. Hit “Profile” bar to select output format. You can choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” as output format. It is an ideal editing format for iMovie and FCE.

Convert Panasonic Lumix G9 4K MP4 to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE

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 AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac with best quality.

After the Panasonic 4K video to AIC 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 iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express for further editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) without any hassle.

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