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Importing JVC GY-HM200 4K videos/MOV files to Final Cut Pro X

This page is worthy of reading about the methods of importing JVC GY-HM200 4K videos/MOV files to Final Cut Pro X in Mac OS X (10.10 Yosemite included).

JVC GY-HM200 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder provides 4K Ultra HD recording and professional features in a versatile, handheld form-factor. It features a 1/2.33″ backside-illuminated sensor that supports Ultra HD (3840×2160) resolution video at 24/30p, and 4:2:2 Full HD 1080p video from 24p to 60p. The camcorder is equipped with a 12x zoom lens that provides a 35mm equivalent focal range of 29.5 to 354mm, with a 24x dynamic zoom mode available when recording HD video.

It can offer very high quality 4K/HD recordings. However, we can only found that these videos can’t be opened and edited in Final Cut Pro X.

Mac Final Cut is a professional video editing software, to use FCP X, your Mac must install the latest version of Quick Time, some DV video Final Cut Pro X can be read directly. But if you can not directly into the file, here suggest to convert the file format to lossless HD ProRes format, so Final Cut Pro X read prores has no problem. However, GY-HM200 4K MOV file is a professional video format, thus , we need a professional tool to ensure the converted image quality to maintain lossless HD.

The most easy and quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app called UFUSoft Mac HD Video Converter. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode JVC GY-HM200 4K(MOV) for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Final Cut Pro X, FCP 6/7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc under OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Maviericks (10.9), Yosemite (10.10). It is free, clean and safe to install and use. Download the program and learn in detail.

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Convert/Import JVC GY-HM200 4K MOV clips to Final Cut Pro X

Step 1: Launch the 4K MOV to Final Cut Pro Converter. Click “Add” icon to load video files from JVC GY-HM200 or directly drag&drop the files from hard drive into file list.

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Step 2: Click the “Format” bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as output format, which should work with FCP X perfectly.


Step 3: If you wanna, you can go to the “Settings” panel to customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

Tip – Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. 1920*1080 video size and 30fps frame rate are recommended.

Step 4: Start JVC GY-HM200 4K MOV to FCP X conversion

Click “Convert” button to start transcoding JVC GY-HM200 4K MOV to ProRes for importing to Final Cut Pro X. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted JVC GY-HM200 4K MOV files into FCP X to do further editing without any issue.

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