In December 2017, Apple introduced a new version of Final Cut Pro X: Final Cut Pro X 10.4 which adds the ability to edit the 360 degree videos, also update includes support for HEVC and HEIF. No doubt, Final Cut Pro X 10.4 is a perfect video editor for most mac users which can support the iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. However, for some new Final Cut Pro X 10.4 beginners, they fail to import the videos to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 firstly, how to import and edit the video in :Final Cut Pro X 10.4smoothly? let's get the skill.
Most users fail to import the videos to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 due to the video format incompatibility, do you know the Final Cut Pro X 10.4 supported videos? You can check your videos is compatible with the Final Cut Pro X 10.4.
Final Cut Pro X 10.4 supported videos
- Apple Animation Codec | Apple Intermediate Codec | Apple ProRes
- AVCHD (AVCCAM、AVCHD Lite and NXCAM)
- AVC-ULTRA (AVC-LongG, AVC-Intra Class 50/100/200/4:4:4 and AVC-Intra LT)
- Canon Cinema RAW Light | DV (DVCAM, DVCPRO and DVCPRO50)
- DVCPRO HD | H.264 | HDV | iFrame
- HEVC (need the macOS High Sierra 10.13)
- Motion JPEG (only penDML)
- MPEG IMX (D-10) | QuickTime | XAVC ( XAVC-S)
- REDCODE RAW (R3D)
- XDCAM HD/EX/HD422 | XF-AVC
Final Cut Pro X 10.4 supported audios
- RF64 (macOS High Sierra 10.13)
From above information, we can know the Final Cut Pro X 10.4 not only limits the video formats, some video formats also need the different hardware. Especially when you load the HEVC video in Final Cut Pro X 10.4, you need to update the Mac OS to macOS High Sierra. If your fail to import the videos to Final Cut Pro X 10.4, how to do? Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can help you to solve this trouble which is not only a video converter, also a simple video editor, you can import any videos to it, like the AVCHD, HEVC, H.264, MP4, AVI, WMV, etc, and get the desired videos for Final Cut Pro X 10.4, there are 300+ video formats are listed here.
Except the video formats, you also can adjust the video parameters, like the video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, video resolution, audio channels, etc. With the built-in video editor, you also can edit the video quickly, you can Cut/Trim/Extract Video Segments without quality loss, replace the music in video, add subtitles to video, add watermark to video, adjust the video aspect ratio, etc. Following we will tell you the detailed steps.
Best Way to Import and Edit Video in Final Cut Pro X 10.4
Step 1. Load the videos
Open this software and load the videos you want to convert, you can drag the videos to this software directly or add the folder with multiple videos, this software allows you to do batch video conversion.
Tip: If you want to edit the DVD and Blu-ray in Final Cut Pro X 10.4, you also can load the DVD and Blu-ray videos to it and get the digital videos for editing.
Step 2. Choose output videos
Click Format and open the output video list, you may find 300+ videos at here, choose one for Final Cut Pro X 10.4, for example: You can choose the MPEG video from the Common Video. You also can input the AVCHD and get it for Final Cut Pro X 10.4. If your Mac OS is macOS High Sierra 10.1, HEVC is also a good option.
In the Setting window, you can adjust the video and audio related parameters if you want to do, like the video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, audio channels. You just need to select the parameters you want.
Step 3. Start video to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 conversion
Go back to the main interface and click the Convert button to start the video conversion, wait for a while, you can get the video you want.
When you get the videos, you can import it to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 smoothly and enjoy a happy video editing in Final Cut Pro X 10.4. Hope this post is useful for you.