Edit Lumix GH6 H.265 videos in FCP X without rendering
The GH6 is the most recent in Panasonic’s video-centric line of cameras for the Micro Four Thirds system, dating back to the original GH1 in 2009. There’s 5.7K video at 60fps and Apple ProRes 422 HQ recording, 7.5 stops of in-body image stabilization, 4-channel XLR audio recording and a monitor that can be tilted in almost any direction. With the MOV/H.265 modes, more flexibility is made available, but some caveats still exist.
With it, you can capture 5.7K and 4K footage without worrying about camera shake. Before sharing your recordings with others, you may want to edit your video footage in Final Cut Pro X. However, problems occurs when importing video from Lumix GH6 to FCP X. So what’s the available workaround for editing the Lumix GH6 footage in FCP X?
The Lumix GH6 supports H.265/HEVC, which allows you to record in 5.7K and 4K. The utmost H.265 recording mode produces best possible image quality. but it’s not optimal for video processing. For the time being, H.265 has not been adopted as an acceptable format by Final Cut Pro X. That’s why FCP X does not import Lumix GH6 H.265 video quickly.
In order to import Lumix GH6 H.265 recordigns to FCP X with best possible quality, and edit Lumix GH6 H.265 files in Final Cut Pro X without rendering, you can convert the H.265 to Apple ProRes codec, which optimizes the video data for playback performance and editing in FCP X. Unlike H.265/HEVC, the Apple ProRes does not use temporal compression, so every frame can be decoded and displayed immediately without first decoding other frames.
To do the Lumix GH6 H.265 to FCP X mac task, you’re highly recommended to get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, a high-quality Mac 4K Video Covnerter, player and editor. It has built-in preset for Final Cut Pro X so that users can directly select it to get FCP X files. With it, you can effortlessly convert H.265 to Apple ProRes files – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X. The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality. Click the download button below to get the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import Lumix GH6 footage to FCP X without any troubles.
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Transcde H.265 to Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro X
Step 1: Install and launch the great H.265 Video Converter on your Mac, transfer the Panasoni Lumix GH6 recorded footages to the program.
Step 2: Click the format column to select output format “Final Cut Pro X > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best compatible video format for FCP X. If you like, you can choose Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) as output format.
Tips: You can click “Settings” button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate. For getting 4K video resolution, please select “”Orginal” in “Resolution (pix)” column.
Step 3: Finally, click the “Convert” icon on the main interface,start transcoding Luix GH6 H.265 to ProRes MOV.
After conversion, you will be able to get the output files compatible with FCP X effortlessly. Now you can import and edit converted Lumix GH6 video footage in FCP X smoothly.