Can’t work DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K videos in Final Cut Pro X or Premeire Pro CC? Simply follow this tutorial to learn how to import and edit DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K H.265 files in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC without problems.
DJI’s penchant for iteration has continued last year, with the launch of an updated Phantom 4 Pro, the P4 Pro V2.0. The new Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 features an OcuSync HD transmission system, which supports automatic dual-frequency band switching and connects to DJI Goggles wirelessly. Like the Phantom 4 Pro and Advanced, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. The footage using the H.264 codec and also supports H.265. It also allows you to capture still images while filming. However, you would encounter problems if would plan to import DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K H.265 to your editing software, even FCP X and Premiere Pro CC for editing.
The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 delivers video quality surpassing lots of professional video cameras, but for some reason, the super HD 4K experience also brings import issues while ingesting Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K files to FCP X or Premiere Pro CC for basic editing. What’s the available workflow for editing H.265 on Mac and Windows? The easiest workaround is to convert Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K H.265 footage to a more editing-friendly format with H.265 Video Converter, such an FCP X’s Apple ProRes Codec, Premiere Pro CC’s MPEG-2 codec. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of DJI Video Converter for Mac. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.
First of all, download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
Tip: If you are Windows user and want to import and edit DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 4K H.265 files in Premiere Pro CC on Windows 10, please download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Windows.
Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use video converter that can be operated under Mac OS X. With it, you can effortlessly transcode H.265 footage shot from DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 to Final Cut Pro X highly compatible ProRes 422/4444 MOV, to Premiere Pro CC highly compatible MPEG-2 MPG, which ensures ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X, as well as Premiere Pro CC. Besides, its also exports advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, etc. allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit iMovie, iDVD, After Effects CC, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, etc. Just download the program and follow the step-by-step tutorial below to learn how to make DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 H.265 files work in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC perfectly.
Guide: How to convert DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 H.265 for FCP X and Premiere Pro CC?
Step 1: Load 4K H.265 files to the program
Run the Acrok Video Converter Ultimate you just set up. Drag and drop the H.265 files to the 4K Video Converter. You can also hit “Add file” button to import videos to the program.
Step 2. Set the output format
Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format. If you want to edit your footage in Final Cut Pro X, then just choose Final Cut Pro >Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) as an output format.
Click on the “Editing Software” and you will see options to convert your DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 H.265 video for certain video editing software. Since you will be importing the video to Premiere Pro CC after the conversion, have “MPEG-2” be your selected output format.
Tips: Adjust video, audio settings
Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP X and Premiere Pro CC editing. If you want to get orginal video resolution, please select “Orginal” in “Resolution” column.
Step 3: Start Converting H.265 files
Now click “Convert” and let it go. The DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Video Converter supports batch conversion, so if you have lots of 4K videos to convert, check ‘Shut down computer after conversion’, and you can go away without keeping an eye on it. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 editing H.265 files in FCP X or Premiere Pro CC with light speed.