Convert GoPro Hero 4 MP4 Videos to Apple ProRes for FCP X

There are some leaks regarding the expected specs of the GoPro Hero 4. It is expected to be shooting at 4K at 30 frames per second. The resolution is 1080p with 120 fps in case of slow motion and a resolution of 720 p at 240 frames per second. This is possible due to the introduction of the SoC Ambarella A9 chip and comes with a 1 GHz and a Cortex TM A9 Processor. It also has features for the latest apps and a wireless connectivity as well as for streaming video in the social media.

GoPro Hero 4 comes with a photo-sensor of 13 MP. It also has new lens that is capable of shooting in the dark. Other improved features are electronic image stabilizing, improved MCTF, multi exposure as well as HDR WDR for tone mapping.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with GoPro Hero 4 1080p MP4 Videos.

So if you want to edit GoPro Hero 4 1080p HD MP4 Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac GoPro Hero 4 Video converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert GoPro Hero 4 HD MP4 to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080p MP4 files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

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Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit GoPro Hero 4 MP4 to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load GoPro HD MP4 videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

After transferring .MP4 files from GoPro Hero 4 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac GoPro MP4 to FCP X converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .MP4 videos.

GoPro HD MP4 to Apple ProRes Converter

Step 2. Choose ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting HD MP4 videos from MP4 to MOV with ProRes or H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

GoPro HD MP4 to FCP X

Step 3. Merge GoPro Hero 4 HD MP4 MP4 files. (optional)

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the GoPro Hero 4 MP4 converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert GoPro Hero 4 MP4 to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac GoPro MP4 converter starts converting GoPro Hero 4 MP4 videos to ProRes.mov or H.264 .mov, and joining the MP4 files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MP4 files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.