Edit Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 in FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6)

Do you like shooting 4K videos to get high quality videos? Nowadays 4K cameras are becoming more and more popular, Lumix S1 is one of the latest cameras from Panasonic, it can help you to capture 4K videos in H.264 MP4 format or H.265 MP4 format, in order to help you edit Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) smoothly, we would like to share the best Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP workflow with you in this article.

Panasonic Lumix S1 is a powerful camera that has attracted a lot of users’ attention since it is unveiled, now many users have already got this camera. The Panasonic Lumix S1 is equipped with 24.2MP Full-Frame MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor, 225-Area DFD AF System, Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization, Weather-Sealed Construction, etc. with the help of the powerful hardware, you can use it to take high quality photos and record vivid videos. With Panasonic Lumix S1, you can capture 4K UHD videos in H.264 or H.265 codec, AVCHD and 4K UHD 4:2:2 10-bit recording is also supported, the powerful video recording feature can help you get high quality videos.

There are more and more users choose to shoot videos in 4K resolution with Panasonic Lumix S1, some users choose to record videos in 4K H.264 MP4 format and some users choose 4K H.265 MP4 format. After they recorded 4K MP4 videos with Panasonic Lumix S1, most users will have the need to load recorded videos into editing programs like FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6, and they have encountered importing and editing issues when they deal with Panasonic Lumix S1 4K videos. They found the 4K MP4 videos recorded by Panasonic Lumix S1 can’t be natively supported by FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6. If you also have encountered this kind of issue, please don’t worry, follow the content below you will know the reason and get the best workflow to handle Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 videos.

FAQ of Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP Importing and Editing

Question 1: What caused the Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP importing and editing issues?
Answer: It is caused by the video codec and format, the Panasonic Lumix S1 can record 4K H.264 MP4 videos or 4K H.265 MP4 videos, but the H.264 and H.265 codecs are not natively supported by FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6. From Apple FCP official page you will know that Apple ProRes codec MOV format is the best native editing format for FCP.

Question 2: What’s the best Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP workflow?
Answer: The best workflow is to convert 4K MP4 files from Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) native supported Apple ProRes codec MOV format, and you won’t have importing or editing issues anymore.

Question 3: What’s the best Panasonic Lumix S1 4K video converter?
Answer: The best 4K video converter to transcode Panasonic Lumix S1 is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, it is the best tool to convert 4K UHD videos, 1080p videos, Blu-ray disc movies and DVD disc movies, both Windows and Mac platforms are supported.

What can Acrok Video Converter Ultimate do?

  1. Convert Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 videos;
  2. Convert H.264 videos, H.265 videos, AVCHD videos, etc.
  3. Convert files from Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP Apple ProRes;
  4. Optimized formats for FCP X, Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid MC, etc.
  5. Easy to use video editing features like trim, crop, add watermark, adjust effect;
  6. Rip Blu-ray and DVD discs, ISO image files and folders to common video.

Convert 4K MP4 files from Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP

Step 1. Download and install Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, this is the best Panasonic Lumix S1 4K video converter on Mac, which can help you to convert 4K H.264 or 4K H.265 videos to native formats for FCP X, iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere, etc. if you have Windows computer you can also use the Windows version.

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Step 2. Click “Add Files” button to import your Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 files it. You can import several videos into it at one time for converting, because batch loading and converting is supported by this H.265 to FCP X Converter.

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Tip: If you have Blu-ray or DVD discs, ISO image files or folder, you can click “Load Disc” button to import the Blu-ray or DVD movies that you want to convert, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will be able to rip Blu-ray and DVD movies to unprotected common videos for you, and then you can play converted movies on any devices without limitations, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can work as the best Blu-ray DVD ripper software for you.

Step 3. Click the format bar and choose FCP X native supported format, you can choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, this is the best format for FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6. In this Panasonic Lumix S1 to FCP converter, it also has optimized formats for editing programs and playable devices, such as DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, AIC codec for iMovie, etc. you can choose the output format as you want.

Convert Luix S1 4K video to ProRes MOV for FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6

Step 4. If you want to change the output video’s parameters, you can click the “Settings” button and you will be able to adjust the video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. You can skip this step if you don’t need to edit Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 files.

Step 5. Click the “Convert” button, the best 4K video converter will start to transcode Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 files to FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) Apple ProRes codec on Mac immediately.

Just wait some time, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert Panasonic Lumix S1 videos at fast speed with top quality. When the Panasonic Lumix S1 4K MP4 to FCP conversion is finished, you can import converted files to FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), and then you can edit Panasonic Lumix S1 videos with FCP smoothly, you will not have any importing and editing problems on your computer, because Acrok has converted the videos to native formats for FCP. Just take a try now!

Many popular cameras and camcorders recorded videos are supported by Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, such as Panasonic Lumix S1, Sony a6400, Sony HXR-MC88, Z CAM E2, Lumix G95, Canon XA45, Canon XA40, Canon XA55, Canon XA50, Panasonic AJ-PX5100, Panasonic AG-CX350, etc. so if you have videos that can’t be supported by editing programs or playable devices, just use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate to solve the compatibility issues.

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