By all accounts, Nikon has a great year in 2011, topping both the DSLR and compact camera charts. After launching two new models at the very top of its line-up already this year, Nikon has now refreshed its beginner offering with the D3200. There’s lots of interesting technology crammed into the relatively small body of the D3200, including things which have trickled down from its more expensive bodies. Those include features such as the Expeed 3 processing engine, which promises to deliver quicker processing times, low noise and different frame rates for the full HD video recording.
As yous see, the Nikon D3200 is great for us to take high quality images and record full HD videos. it can help us record vivid high-definition videos in H.264 .mov format. MOV files is widely used in Nikon (Nikon D7000, Nikon D800), Panasonic and Canon (like the Canon 5D Mark series) high-end DSLR cameras, it is good to record videos, but MOV files are not easy to use because many editing software and devices can’t read MOV videos, such as Apple Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, etc.
If you have got the D3200 and often use it to record 1080p video, you may want to transfer D3200 MOV to Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac, but FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP X doesn’t support Nikon D3200 MOV footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly. The best method to solve these problems is to convert D3200 MOV footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro X, you can follow the steps below to transcode D3200 MOV to FCP X for editing on Mac.
All inforamtion you will need:
Required Software – Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac. (Download a free trial here).
The Mac Video Converter is a professional MOV Converer on Mac OS X which can not only convert Nikon D3200, D7000, D800 and Canon 5D Mark III recorded mov files Apple ProRes codec videos for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. The mac mov to ProRes Converter can convert HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon) for editing in Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere etc. Below is how.
Guide – Transcode Nikon D3200 MOV files to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X editing
Step 1. Import mov files to the top Nikon D3200 Converter for FCP X.
Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.
Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Nikon D3200 MOV files to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X under Mac OS.
So there you have it. Pretty simple. After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import and edit D3200 mov files in Final Cut Pro X under Mac without problems.
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