How Can I Get Panasonic GH4-created 96fps MP4 Files to Work Within FCP 7?

Diana Joan

Oct 22, 2014 08:27 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Panasonic GH4 4K camera can generate Full HD AVCHD, 4K MOV and MP4 videos with its superb recording ability. It also features variable frame rate (from 2 to 96 fps) available in 1080p only, allowing you to shoot 1080p videos at up to 96fps for slow-motion capture.

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The question is whether Panasonic GH4 96fps MP4 shots work well in FCP 7. Due to the codec incompatibility and fps limits, you can’t import Panasonic Gh4 96fps MP4 files into FCP 7 directly.

How can you convert Panasonic GH4-created 96fps MP4 files to work perfect within the FCP 7 environment? Convert GH4 MP4 files into Apple ProRes, the best codec for Final Cut Pro 7. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac can handle GH4 MP4 video files and transcode them to the best workflow for FCP 7.


If you have shot 4K videos with Panasonic GH4 camera, and want to edit in FCP 7, this Mac HD video converter also features 4K video conversion.

How to convert Panasonic GH4-created 96fps MP4 files to FCP 7?

Step 1. Download GH4 MP4 to FCP 7 converter for Mac

As a professional Mac 4K video converter, this converting program is integrating the features of converter, editor, and player. In addition to Apple ProRes codec FCP series, it can also produce best workflow for other NLEs like iMovie, and output playable formats for a great number of devices.

Step 2. Import GH4 96fps MP4 files

Install and launch the Mac GH4 MP4 to ProRes converting program and add the shot MP4 files into it by clicking “File.” Recorded HD Fraps and GoPro videos can also be imported to HD video converter for Mac for conversion.

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Step 3. Choose Apple ProRes 422 for FCP 7

Follow “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” in the output format list. After choosing Apple ProRes codec, the fps and other parameters of your GH4 MP4 files will become perfect for editing in FCP 7.

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Step 4. Edit Panasonic GH4 MP4 files (Optional)

Before proceeding on for conversion, you can go to the “Video Editor” window to do some editing work for your GH4 MP4 files. For example, you can save the wanted clips by “Trim,” cut off annoying areas by “Crop,” add watermarks to provide necessary information of your video, adjust special effects, etc.

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After finishing editing your GH4 MP4 files, if it is necessary, go back to the main tab to merge the edited video clips into one, or split one into several for personal use.

Step 5. Transcode GH4 MP4 to Apple ProRes

Start converting Panasonic MP4 to Apple ProRes codec by hitting “Convert.”

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