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Convert/Edit Nikon D7000 H.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X( FCP X) on Mac OS X

The D7000 SLR Digital Camera (Body Only) from Nikon is the ideal camera for those who want the best that Nikon has to offer without jumping into the ring (and price range) of professional DSLRs. It is a powerful, durable, well-designed camera that takes incredible photos and is also geared for those who want to shoot high quality video with a level of control not found in other mid-class DSLRs. Nikon calls the D7000, "a new class of Nikon camera", which refers mostly to this camera's ability to shoot pro-grade Full HD 1080p video. Manual exposure control and full-time continuous autofocus offer the kind of image control that sets this camera above other DSLRs. You're able to shoot in cinema quality 24fps or Internet-friendly 720p at 30fps - up to 20 minutes per clip.

 

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 Nikon D7000 1080p MOV Videos.

 

So if you want to edit Nikon D7000 1080p HD MOV Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Nikon D7000 MOV to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Nikon D7000 HD MOV to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080p MOV files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

 

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Nikon D7000 MOV to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

 

Step 1. Load Nikon HD MOV videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

 

After transferring .MOV files from Nikon D7000 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Nikon D7000 MOV to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .MOV videos.

 

 

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 MOV videos from MOV 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.

 

 

Step 3. Merge Nikon D7000 HD MOV files. (optional)

 

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Nikon D7000 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

 

Step 4. Convert Nikon D7000 MOV to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

 

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon MOV converter starts converting Nikon D7000 MOV videos to ProRes.mov or H.264 .mov, and joining the MOV files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

 

After converting and merging the MOV 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.

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