What’s the best workflow to import 5.3K and 4K MP4 from GoPro Hero 10 to Final Cut Pro X? If you are trying to import and edit GoPro Hero 10 recorded H.265 files with Apple Final Cut Pro, just follow this article, you will learn the easiest GoPro Hero 10 FCPX workflow, and you will get the best software to transcode GoPro Hero 10 MP4 video to FCP X native supported Apple ProRes codec for editing.
GoPro Hero 10 is one of the hottest action cameras this year, the GoPro Hero 10 is very powerful, with the help of new GP1 chip, the HERO10 has twice the performance compared to the HERO9, and it has the best image quality yet, you can capture 5.3K at 60p, 4K at 120p or 1080p at 240fps, that’s amazing, you can achieve stunning playback of your highlights. What’s more, the GoPro Hero 10 equipped with the most advanced image stabilization ever, so you can record super smooth clips.
What’s the best GoPro Hero 10 FCP workflow?
“Hi, I purchased the GoPro Hero 10 camera to record sport videos, I have recorded about one hundred footages in the past days, now I want to load videos from GoPro Hero 10 to Final Cut Pro X and edit the clips, and then I will share the edited videos on my YouTube channel. I have FCP X installed on my MacBook Pro, but it’s the first time for me to edit MP4 files with FCP X, can you share the best GoPro Hero 10 FCP workflow with me? My friend told me to convert GoPro Hero 10 MP4 to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec, but I don’t know what to do, can you help? Thank you in advance!”
As a popular video editing software, FCP X is an ideal software to edit GoPro Hero 10 recorded videos, many gopro fans choose FCP X as their primary editing software. Since GoPro Hero 10 released, more and more GoPro Hero 10 users are trying to edit GoPro Hero 10 MP4 files with FCP X on Mac, but they have reported that their GoPro Hero 10 videos can’t be imported and edited by FCP X smoothly, the GoPro Hero 10 MP4 video is badly supported by the Final Cut Pro editing software, and they want a good GoPro Hero 10 FCP workflow. Just like the question showed above, you may also have the issue to import and edit GoPro Hero 10 files with FCP X. Why GoPro Hero 10 MP4 video is not supported by FCP X natively? It is because the H.265/HEVC MP4 codec is not a good editing codec for FCP X, you will meet with different problems, the best GoPro Hero 10 to Final Cut Pro workflow is to convert H.265 MP4 to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, because this is the native supported editing codec of Final Cut Pro, with this codec you won’t have any issues.
Convert GoPro Hero 10 MPf for FCP X
To convert MP4 from GoPro Hero 10 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec MOV format for native editing, we recommend you to use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, this is the best H.265 to ProRes converter on Mac and Windows computer, it can help you to convert 8K/6K/5K/4K/2K/1080P video, Blu-ray, DVD or full HD 1080p to nearly any formats you want, such as convert 5.3 MP4 from GoPro Hero 10 to FCP X, or works as H.265 converter and convert H.265 HEVC video to other formats. Now you can download this GoPro Hero 10 MP4 video converter and follow the steps to convert videos from GoPro Hero 10 to Final Cut Pro X or other formats.
Step 1. Download GoPro Hero 10 video converter, aka Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac/Windows, this H.265/HEVC video converter has Windows version and Mac version, so it can help you to convert GoPro Hero 10 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec on Mac or Windows 11/10.
Step 2. Install this GoPro Hero 10 FCP converter, run this application you will see its main interface, to load files from GoPro Hero 10 to Acrok converter, you can click “Add Files” button and “Add Folder” button, or just directly drag and drop videos into Acrok, you can load batch files at one time. Besides GoPro Hero 10 MP4 videos, you can also load other videos into Acrok for conversion.
Step 3. Select output format that you want. To import 4K MP4 form GoPro Hero 10 to Final Cut Pro X for editing natively, please choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is the best format for FCPX video editing, with this codec and format you don’t need to render anymore. Besides Apple ProRes 422 codec, you can also choose Apple ProRes 4444 codec to get higher quality.
Tip: Works as the top 4K video converter, Acrok can also help you to convert any videos to MKV, MOV, AVI, MP4 or other formats and maintain the orginal resolution, you can also downscale 4K resolution to 1080p full HD resolution. There are many optimized formats in this GoPro Hero 10 FCP X converter, if you want other formats you can choose according to your need.
Step 4. Before convert 4K MP4 files from GoPro Hero 10 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec or others, if you don’t need to change you can skip this step.
Step 5. The last step is to click “Convert” button on the lower right corner to start the conversion process.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert GoPro Hero 10 to FCP X native codec at top quality and speed, when the conversion is completed, you can get the converted videos and then import them to Final Cut Pro X and then edit natively.