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You may find that FCP X is very picky in importing HD videos, for example, one can import AVCHD files using camera import, but can’t import 4K clips. This article is trying to explain why FCP X does not read your GoPro Hero 5 contents properly and guide you how to import GoPro Hero 5 4K H.264 MP4 video to Final Cut Pro X.

Nowadays, GoPro camera which was called extreme sports dedicated camera introduced products GoPro Hero 5 Session , and it will be sold in the global market soon. The Gopro Hero 5 camera Not only to maintain the tradition of good performance, such as Powerful recording function, Good waterproof design, etc. To be excited, the Hero 5 camera is very mini, and it was more easier for flexible shooting. The camera is equipped with microusb, which was easy to spread videos to share on social networks. To our surprised this camera can record 4K recordings for us. Some people like to edit the Hero 5 captured video first for uploading, sharing etc. However, because 4K footage were not supported by some editing software well, such as Final Cut Pro X, Avid, Sony Vegas Pro, FCE and so on, so it is difficult to edit GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 videos in FCP X. For importing GoPro Hero 5 4K video into FCP X, you need to transcode H.264 4K MP4 to FCP X best editing codec-Apple ProRes.

aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is your best choice which can bring you a lot of convenience, this converter can make your 4K video into suitable output format so that you can edit GoPro Hero 5 4K video in FCP X . The specific steps are as followed.

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How to convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP X?

Step 1. Add GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 videos

Launch the aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best GoPro 4K Video Converter on your Mac, click “Add File” button to import the 4K MP4 videos you want to convert. Or you can drag&drop the 4K MP4 files into the converter directly.

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Step 2. Select the output format

Click the “Profile” bar, then move to “Final Cut Pro” category to choose the output format you needs. Here, “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” is your best choice. It is worth nothing that if some people want to edit your video slightly, the GoPro 4K Video Converter also can give you some help, you can click the edit button for some editing.

Convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to ProRes codec MOV for FCP X

Tip: If you like you can click “Settings” button to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3. Converting GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to ProRes

Click “Convert” button to convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 videos to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac with high video and audio video quality.

After GoPro Hero 5 4K video to ProRes conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the exported ProRes .mov files. The import the converted GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 files into Final Cut Pro X for further editing on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

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