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Import Nikon D7100 1080p MOV to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X without rendering on Mac OS X

Whether you are a professional photographer or an amateur, you might take interest with this new Nikon D7100, a lightweight DSLR with a brand new DX-format (APS-C) sensor which offers 1920*1080 movie recording and supports full HD 1080p 60i/30p video H.264/MPEG-4 MOV format video.

Moreover, Nikon D7100 offers professional-level control including continuous autofocus, manual exposure control, a built-in stereo microphone and an external microphone and headphone jack, and if you expect to import its 1080p MOV videos to video editing programs like Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing, you may be disappointed because FCP is extremely strict on import and does not support H.264 video codec natively. You should transcode Nikon D7100 1080p HD MOV to FCP supported Apple ProRes format so that you are able to import Nikon D7100 1080p HD MOV video to FCP 6/7/X.

How to transcode Nikon D7100 1080p footage to Final Cut Pro?

Step 1. Install and launch the Pavtube ProRes Converter for Mac, click "Add video" to load individual videos, or click "Add from folder" to load the whole folder.

Step 2. Click from droplist of "Format" and you are recommended to choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as best video format for editing Nikon D7100 MOV in FCP 6/7/X as well as good video quality.

Step 3. Click "Settings" button to customize output parameters, like size, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

Step 4. Click "Convert" icon on program main UI and start conversion. After a successful conversion, click "Open" to locate and import the generated Apple ProRes MOV videos into FCP 6/7/X for editing.

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