Showing posts with label edit 4k in fcp. Show all posts
Showing posts with label edit 4k in fcp. Show all posts

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Best Workflow to Edit Nabi Square HD 4K Video in FCP

As the development of technology, there are more and more 4K support cameras come out like Nabi Square. If you want to edit 4K videos in non-linear editing programs i.e. Final Cut Pro, you might need to take time to convert before you can start post production. That’s because FCP can’t support 4K resolution video. And this article will show an easiest way. 

Fuhu Announces Nabi Square HD -- the 4K Camera Created to Capture Childhood

Nabi Square HD™, the first-ever 4K action camera for kids that is shock-proof, drop-proof and waterproof without a case, built for the rugged and extreme adventures of childhood. Unlike most high quality cameras that require protective gearing and an attentive parent, nabi Square HD was created for parents to comfortably leave the camera with their kids to capture child's most daring and precious moments -- whether biking for the very first time or child's first trip to the beach. nabi Square HD is designed to work with a child's outdoor activities such as biking, running, jumping or swimming, while capturing the most vivid and crisp still image in 8MP or video in 4K. 

Powerful and durable, nabi Square HD is a professional grade camera dedicated to capture the extremeness of childhood and family-first moments through the eyes of a child. It's also more powerful, and supports 4K video recording at 15 fps, 2.7k recording at 30 fps, 1080p at 60 fps and high-speed, 120 fps capture at 720p. 

Tips for Editing: Edit ALEXA Mini video in iMovie | H.265 to Avid Media Composer | XAVC S to Avid Media Composer |

How to Convert Nabi Square HD 4K video to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro

The latest version of the FCP X support import video resolution up to 5K, why FCP 7 and FCP X can’t import 4K video files? Obvious, resolution isn’t a problem, video format is a major cause. Different video format has different video and audio codec, FCP doesn’t support all formats importing. Such as FCP X and FCP 7 can’t import 4K Nabi Square HD 4K video files. If you want to have a smooth Nabi Square HD 4K video and FCP workflow, you are advised to convert 4K video to ProRes for further editing in FCP.  Learn>> FCP X video file format

At first, I introduce a powerful high-quality 4K video converter, player and editor on Mac OS X - Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can deliver you a whopping help. The program can effortlessly encode/re-encode 4K MP4, XAVC, XAVC S, etc footage to advanced encoders like Apple ProRes, Apple Intermediate Codec, MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc. to seamlessly fit for Final Cut Pro, iMovie/FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more. Plus, this 4K Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K, 4K as users want. Just download it and keep reading for a brief how-to on each process. 

Read the Review: Import H.265/HEVC to FCP X | Choose Best Suitable Editing Programs

Step-by-Step Guide:

Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. 

The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your 4K files. 

Step2: Choose ProRes MOV for output format

Clicking the Format bar, you can click “Final Cut Pro” >> “Apple ProRes Codes 422 (*.mov)” as output format from the format list. (Read difference about Types of Apple ProRes Codecs). 

Step 3: (Necessary point) How to preserve 4K resolution with output videos

In order to get the output videos with 4K resolution, we should click the ‘Settings’ and get in to set the ‘Video size’ to ‘4K’. However, there are no ‘4K’ items we need to tap the ‘4096*2160’ in the blank. That’s the necessary step we need to do here. 

Finally, when you go back to the main interface, of course we can click the “Convert” icon to make our work started. From Nabi Square HD 4K Video to FCP ProRes 4K, is that cool? Easily transfer your 4K files to FCP for professional workflow, we can enjoy ourselves then! 

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Edit Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM XAVC footage in FCP & Avid

Q: "I'm both a loyal photographer and Sony camcorder fan. I need a software which can help me convert Sony PXW-X70 4K XAVC and AVCHD footage to ProRes for editing with FCP and Avid Media Composer. Another is that I want to use MPEG streamclip wich transcode in very good quality and i wish the software had settings for settings the quality of the transcode other than lo medium and high. Any one can help me out?” 

The Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM Compact Camcorder records broadcast quality 1920 x 1080 HD video using a variety of codec, at 4:2:2 10-bit in XAVC, AVCHD and DV format. If you have the same questions and want to edit Sony PXW-X70 videos on Mac, you may find the high quality video files are not recognized by most editing software like Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. Read the Types of Apple ProRes Codecs. In this article, I will give you an effective way to import Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM XAVC raw footage to Avid MC/FCP flawlessly. 

No doubt we now need a professional converter for help, but not all converting tool can do this job with the high quality reserved, right? However Pavtube XAVC to FCP/Avid Converter for Mac could do this well. This is the best software which can convert XAVC files from Sony PXW-X70 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, etc. allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit iMovie, iDVD, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, etc.  

Download a free trial of iMedia Converter for Mac: 

Converting Sony PXW-X70 XAVC for Editing in FCP & Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Launch the XAVC to FCP/Avid Converter; click "Add Video" button from main menu to browse your computer hard drive and select the Sony PXW-X70 4K XAVC and AVCHD shottings you want to convert. Or you can easily drag-and-drop files into this application for converting.

Tip: If necessary, join videos clips via checking the "Merge into one" box. 

Step 2: Hit the Format box to select the specially designed video codec for editing in FCP: Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes Codec 422(*.mov). Wanna output Multi-track ProRes for FCP? Here are steps.

Drop down the 'Format' list, you will see the item 'Avid Media Composer'>>'Avid DNxHD (*.mov). For another way, you can also search it in the 'search box'.

Tips: Advanced video/audio settings

If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.  

Step 3: Click “Convert” button and the selected XAVC files from Sony PXW-X70 will be converted to DNxHD/Apple ProRes Codec 422 encoded MOV. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted footage. Then, transfer the MOV files to Create a project and start editing Sony PXW-X70 XAVC video in Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer with light speed. 

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