Applying the best Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 video converter, you can convert Panasonic FZ1000 MP4, AVCHD, MTS for importing into to FCP with easy editing.
The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 is a DSLR-styled super-zoom camera with a 16x / 25-400mm range, a decent-sized 1in sensor and 4k video recording capabilities. The FZ1000 has a fully-articulated (but not touch-sensitive) 3in LCD screen and a 2359k dot OLED viewfinder (the same as the Lumix GH4) for composition, offers top shutter speeds of 1/4000 or 1/16000 (with its mechanical or electronic shutters respectively), 12fps continuous shooting, built-in Wifi with NFC, autofocusing which works down to -4EV and exploits the defocus profiling debuted on the GH4, an external mic socket (but no headphone jack), and support for 1080p video at up to 120fps (100fps in PAL regions), or 4K UHD at 25 or 30fps depending on region.
Currently 4K footage is not widely supported, only a few video editing program like FCP X 10.1 can support it, but not the old version FCP X or Final Cut Pro 6/7. In order to edit Panasonic FZ1000 4K MP4 files in Final Cut Pro smoothly, the easy workaround is to use 3rd-party to rewrap and convert Panasonic FZ1000 4K footage to a more "editable" format in 1080p.
Converting Panasonic FZ1000 4K footage to FCP compatible video
1. Download Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac
Overall, this program is a completely professional Mac 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, for better editing and playing. This Ultra HD 4K Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Thus, with the video converter app, you can fast transcode Panasonic FZ1000 4K MP4 files to FCP, iMovie, FCE friendly format with ease.
2. Launch the 4K file converter and click add button to import Panasonic 4k clips to the program for converting.
3. Click "format" bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for FCP.
3. Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing. Well, if you prefer to work with 4K video, you can keep original video size to get 4K ProRes for FCP.
4. After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the Panasonic FZ1000 4K video to ProRes conversion on Mac OS X.
Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing converted Panasonic FZ1000 4K files in FCP 6/7/X with light speed.
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