Do you want to import Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 recorded 4K MP4 files and AVCHD MTS files into FCP X? After you read this article, you will know the easiest way to import files from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X, and then you can edit Panasonic ZS100 files with FCP X in Apple ProRes codec which is native supported.
Lumix DMC-ZS100 is one of the latest cameras from Panasonic, it has powerful hardware equipment, for example it has 20.1MP 1″ MOS Sensor and Venus Engine, Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 10x Zoom Lens, Post Focus and Light Speed AF, Built-In Wi-Fi, 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor, etc. with Panasonic ZS100 you can take high quality photos as well as vivid videos, it is able to help you shoot 4K 3840 x 2160 video at 30p/24p in MP4 format, you can also record Full HD 1080p and HD 720p videos in AVCHD MTS format.
How to import files from Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 to FCP X?
“Hi there, I want to edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 recorded videos with Final Cut Pro X on My iMac computer, I noticed the recordings are in MP4 format and AVCHD MTS format, when I loaded the videos from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X, I found the Final Cut Pro X can’t accept Panasonic ZS100 files, what’s the reason? Please help me to get videos from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X, thank you very much!”
Have you bought a Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 camera to record videos when you go travel? Many uses have bought Panasonic ZS100 camera to take photos as well as record high quality videos. On the camera related forums many users have the need to import videos from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X for editing, but most of them have encountered the issue to load files from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X for editing, it seems the Final Cut Pro X can’t support Panasonic ZS100 recorded 4K MP4 videos and AVCHD MTS videos. What’s the reason? This is due to the supported codec of Final Cut Pro X, from Apple FCP X official page you will find that FCP X native supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, only with this format can you edit videos with FCP X smoothly, so the best method to import videos from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X is to transcode Panasonic ZS100 video to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, and then you can edit Panasonic ZS100 files with FCP X without any issue.
Best Apple ProRes converter
In order to help you convert videos from Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X Apple ProRes 422 codec, we would like to recommend the best Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X converter for you, the software is Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, this is the best Apple ProRes converter on the market, it is able to convert HD videos like 4K XAVC files and AVCHD MTS files to Apple ProRes codec for editing smoothly, nearly all the HD videos are supported to import and export. You can get this software from the link.
Convert videos from Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 to FCP X
Step 1. Download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this Panasonic ZS100 FCP X converter on your computer, run it as the best 4K converter and AVCHD converter for Panasonic ZS100.
Step 2. Launch this Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X converter you will see the main interface, click “Add Files” button you can import files into the software, or you can directly drag and drop the videos into the software for converting.
Step 3. Choose FCP X native supported Apple ProRes codec for output. Just click format bar and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is best supported format of FCP X. This software can convert MTS to Apple ProRes 422 with top quality and speed.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, you can click Settings button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec or other parameters. If you don’t need to change the parameters you can skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X conversion process.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will start the Panasonic ZS100 to FCP X conversion process, please wait some time, when your Panasonic ZS100 videos are converted, you can load converted videos to Final Cut Pro X and edit natively, by this method you don’t need to render the videos again, it will save time for you. Just take a try on this Panasonic ZS100 video converter, hope it can solve your problem.