4K MP4 to FCP Converter – Edit Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 in FCP X
The Sony RX100 VII is the company’s latest pocketable 1″ sensor compact. It uses the same 24-200mm equivalent F2.8-4.5 lens as its predecessor but features a more capable, easier-to-use autofocus system. On the video side, the Mark VII captures oversampled UHD 4K video, Full HD at up to 120 fps and lower resolution video with a top frame rate of almost 1000 fps. Unlike its predecessor, the RX100 VII has a built-in mic input. in this article we will share the best workflow to edit Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 files in FCP X via Apple ProRes codec.
Not long ago Sony released the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII which have attracted a lot of users’ attention, and now more and more users have got the RX100 VII to capture high quality videos for their project. Sony RX100 VII have used the latest hardware and many new features. It has the ability to record 4K UHD videos at up to 30 fps, or capture full HD 1080p videos at 120 fps, the recorded videos can be in MP4 and MTS video format, both formats can maintain the high quality videos for you.
Can’t edit 4K MP4 in Final Cut Pro X smoothly
“Hello, is there anyone encountered the Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 to FCP X editing issue? I have recorded some 4K UHD videos with my RX100 VII 4K camera, the recordings are in XAVC S format, today I need to import the .mp4 files into FCP X for editing, but I can’t handle the 4K videos smoothly, does FCP X can’t handle 4K MP4 natively? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks for your help.”
How to edit Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 in FCP X natively?
As more and more users choose to use 4K camcorders like Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII to capture 4K UHD videos, more questions are asked by users. The editing question showed above is asked by Canon user, he uses Sony RX100 VII to recorded some 4K videos, but the Final Cut Pro X program seems can’t support 4K XAVC S videos well.
4K videos are becoming more and more popular, 4K can bring us more visual enjoyment, so you may choose to record videos in 4K resolution. Maybe you have recorded 4K MP4 videos with many cameras, camcorders, even smartphones, you may need to edit 4K MP4 files with FCP X, but how to solve 4K MP4 to FCP X importing and editing issue? Please don’t worry, just follow the solution below.
4K MP4 to FCP X Workflow
After you recorded 4K MP4 videos with Sony RX100 VII, you will find the 4K footages are not natively supported by FCP X, what’s the reason? From final cut pro X official website you will find the information that 4K XAVC S MP4 formats are not natively supported, so it means you can’t import 4K XAVC S MP4 to FCP X for editing directly. In this case, what’s the best workflow to edit 4K MP4 in FCP X? The best workflow is to convert 4K MP4 files to Apple ProRes MOV, which is the native editing codec for Final Cut Pro X, once you convert 4k footage on Mac with MP4 to FCP Converter, you won’t have any importing or editing issues.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the recommended tool to convert 4K files from Sony RX100 VII to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, it supports all the 4K MP4 files, 4K MXF files, 4K MKV files, etc. you can also load 4K Blu-ray disc, DVD disc, or downloaded MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4 videos into this software for converting, now you can follow the easy steps below to convert Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 to FCP X ProRes codec, both Windows version and Mac version are available to use.
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Convert Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 for using in FCP X
Step 1. Import 4K MP4 files.
Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, after finishing installation of this MP4 to FCP Converter, run it and click “Add Files” button to import the Sony RX100 VII 4K files you want to convert. You can also import 4K videos from other cameras, such as load Fujifilm X-T4, Z CAM E2-M6, Lumix DC-S5 to this top 4K video converter for conversion.
Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes codec MOV format for output.
From the given information above you may have known that Apple ProRes codec is fully supported by FCP X, so just go to the output format column and select “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or “Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)”, this is the native editing codec for FCP X. This tool can also help you to convert 4K videos for playing on tablet, smartphone and smart tv, etc. just select the output format as you want.
Step 3. Edit Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 before conversion.
This step is optional, in this 4K video converter, you can use the built-in video editor to deal with your 4K footages. For example, you can use trim to get certain part of your Sony RX100 VII 4K video, or crop the 4K videos to other size, or add watermark to the 4K video, and apply special effects to Sony RX100 VII video, etc. This Sony video converter does not only convert videos, but it has powerful video editing features, it is so convenient for you to use.
Step 4. Convert Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 on Mac.
On the main interface of the software, click “Convert” button to start the Sony RX100 VII to FCP X ProRes MOV conversion. When this 4K video converter finished the Sony RX100 VII 4K MP4 to ProRes MOV conversion task, please click open folder button to get the converted videos, and then import them into FCP X for editing with native supported Apple ProRes codec, now you can deal with your 4K footages smoothly.