You may find that FCP won’t import DJI Inspire 1 4K videos smoothly. What you can
do to resolve the issues is to transcode DJI Inspire 1 4K to 1080p ProRes, which is more “edit” friendly for Final Cut Pro.
I’m working on a project shooting with DJI Inspire 1 and we are shooting 4K videos with it. Is there an easy way that allows easy import DJI Inspire 1 4K into Final Cut Pro smoothly? From someone’s shared tutorial I know that we can’t bring 4K footage from DJI Inspire 1 to FCP directly due to the codec incompatibility. As we know, Apple ProRes Codec is the best editing video codec for Final Cur Pro, so we can convert DJI Inspire 1 4K to Apple ProRes codec(1080p would be the best settings.), which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.
To convert DJI Inspire 4K to 1080p ProRes for FCP as primary delivery format, you can get help from Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which enables you to achieve the goal easily.
Overall, this program is a completely professional Mac 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, for better editing and playing. This Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Thus, with the video converter app, you can fast transcode DJI Inspire 1 4K video to FCP, iMovie, FCE friendly format with ease.
Converting DJI Inspire 1 4K footage to FCP editable video
1. Launch the 4K Video Converter for Mac and click add button to import Inspire 1 4k clips to the program for converting.
2. Click “format” bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for editing in FCP.
Tip: Click the Settings button; you can recommended to set the video size, bit rate, fame rate, etc. Here you are recommended to set the video size as 1920*1080 for Final Cut Pro 6/7, which can't support raw 4K video well.
3. Hit Convert button to start transcoding DJI Inspire 1 4K MP4/MOV to Final Cut Pro editable ProRes 422 codec.
Once the process completes, you can find the generated videos via "Open" button. Now, it is easy for you to transfer the encoded DJI Inspire 1 4K videos to FCP for further editing.
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