Nikon D5 is one of the latest DSLR cameras from Nikon company, many professional users have waited this excellent camera for several years. The Nikon D5 is able to take top quality photos as well as record vivid 4K and full HD videos, in this article you will learn the easiest way to edit Nikon D5 recordings with FCP X in native supported Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 codec.
Nikon D5 is a powerful DSLR camera, it uses 20.8MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 5 Image Processor which can help you to take high quality images and record 4K/1080p videos in MOV format. Besides, it has 3.2″ 2.36m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor, you can use it to view your photos quickly. Nikon D5 is able to record 4K UHD videos at 30, 25, and 24 fps frame rates, you can also use it to record full HD 1920 x 1080 and HD 1280 x 720 videos.
Best Nikon D5 to FCP X editing workflow
“Hi there, do you know the best workflow to import files from Nikon D5 to FCP X? I have purchased the Nikon D5 camera and recorded some 4K videos and 1080p videos during the trip, and recently I want to import Nikon D5 videos to FCP X and edit the footages on MacBook Pro Retina, after I loaded the videos, I find FCP X can’t edit Nikon D5 recorded MOV files smoothly, is the Nikon D5 video codec not supported by Final Cut Pro? Hope you can share the best Nikon D5 to FCP X editing workflow with me, thank you!”
On video editing forums, some Nikon D5 users have found that the Final Cut Pro X can’t edit Nikon D5 4K videos and 1080p videos smoothly, and they hope there is an effective solution to edit Nikon D5 files with FCP X smoothly. If you have tried to load videos from Nikon D5 to FCP X, you may also encounter this kind of issue. In this case, how can we import video files from Nikon D5 to FCP X for editing? How to solve Nikon D5 to FCP X editing issue? The best way is to convert Nikon D5 videos to FCP X native supported Apple ProRes 422 codec, because with this codec you can edit Nikon D5 files with FCP X smoothly.
Convert videos from Nikon D5 to FCP X native codec
We recommend you to choose Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac to convert videos from Nikon D5 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, this is the best Apple ProRes codec on the market, it can convert HD videos like MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, MTS, M2TS, MXF, etc. to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X native editing, it can also work as 4K Video Converter for Mac to convert Nikon D5 4K videos. Besides the Apple ProRes codec for output, there are rich output formats in this Nikon D5 to FCP X converter, you can choose output formats as you want.
Step 1. Download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer, run it you will see the main interface. This software also has Windows version which can also help you to convert Nikon D5 4K and 1080p videos on Windows 10, Windows 7/8.1/XP.
Step 2. You can directly drag and drop the videos into the software, or click “Add Files” button on the top left corner to load the videos, batch loading and converting is well supported by this Nikon D5 FCP X converter. You can also use this converter to convert MTS to FCP X.
Step 3. Choose FCP X Apple ProRes codec for output. Just click format column and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is the best video format for FCP X, you can also choose Apple ProRes 4444 or other formats according to your need.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters before you convert videos from Nikon D5 to Final Cut Pro X, you can click Settings button on the main interface and then adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec or others according to your need.
Step 5. If you want to edit Nikon D5 videos before conversion, you can click “Edit” button, and then you can trim Nikon D5 videos, crop Nikon D5 videos, add watermark to videos, adjust effect of the videos, or replace/remove audio from video.
Step 6. This is the last step, just click convert button on the main interface, Nikon D5 to FCP X conversion will begin.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will convert Nikon D5 4K videos and 1080p videos to Final Cut Pro X native supported Apple ProRes codec immediately, just wait some time, when the conversion is finished you can load converted videos to Final Cut Pro X software for editing natively, and you won’t have any editing issues anymore, you don’t need to render the videos, either. Now just take a try on this Nikon D5 to FCP X converter, it won’t let you down.