How to edit GoPro Hero 3 video in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 natively

“Last week I used GoPro Hero 3 camera recorded some sport videos, I want to share with my friends. Before sharing, I want to edit GoPro Hero 3 recordings in FCP X on Mac. I want to edit GoPro Hero 3 videos natively in Final Cut Pro, because with GoPro Hero 3 MP4 format, it is not smoothly, and it takes some time to render, can you help me? Thanks!”

GoPro Hero 3 is very popular camcorder on the market to record sport videos, it is very useful. Maybe you have used it recorded some vivid footages, and have the need to do some editing in FCP X before sharing with others. Final Cut Pro is one of the most professional softwares on Mac platform, most Mac users choose it as best editing tool on Mac. As we know, every software has its best supported video codec, or native supported codec. For FCP X/7/6, best supported codec is Apple ProRes codec, only videos in this codec can be well supported, and you don’t need to render when importing, you can edit footages smoothly. So if you want to edit GoPro Hero 3 MP4 video in FCP X/7/6, you’d better convert it to Apple ProRes codec, this way will help you solve some importing and editing compatibility problems.

Which software can convert GoPro Hero 3 MP4 video to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X/7/6?

Our HD Video Converter may be your best choice. It is top Apple ProRes codec converter on the market, with it, you can convert any videos to Apple ProRes codec with just few clicks. It can also convert videos between nearly all the video formats, such as MKV, AVI, WMV, AVCHD, MTS, MP4, MXF, MOV, MPG, etc. Many video formats have been optimized, so you can just select the format you need.

Here we have prepared the easy steps that you can follow the convert GoPro Hero 3 MP4 video to Apple ProRes codec for FCP X editing, if you need to convert to other formats for further usage, the steps are the same.

Step-by-step guide to convert GoPro Hero 3 to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 prores codec.

1. Free download GoPro Hero 3 video converter Mac from our website, run it as the best GoPro Hero 3 to FCP conversion tool. If you have the need to convert videos on Windows platform, you can also free download its Windows version.

2. When you have installed the program on your computer, launch it, you will see the interface. You can load your videos now, MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV and other formats are all supported to import, and you can add several files at one time.

3. Choose output format, to edit GoPro Hero 3 video in FCP X/7/6, you can click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is best codec for Final Cut Pro editing, with this codec, you won’t encounter any problems.

4. This GoPro Hero 3 to FCP converter has offered powerful customization feature, you can adjust the output parameters according to your need, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

5. Click convert button on the main interface of the GoPro Hero 3 video converter to start.

It will take some time to convert the GoPro Hero 3 recordings, our software will convert videos at top quality and speed, when the conversion finished, you can load GoPro Hero 3 files to FCP X/7/6 and edit with best Apple ProRes codec, please take a try now, hope this software can help you!

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