Summary: Looking for the best way to import and edit Olympus Stylus 1s video in FCP X? If so, you may wish to read this post. It is mainly talking about how to convert Olympus Stylus 1s video to Apple ProRes 422 format for working with FCP X flawlessly without loss of quality.
Trying to edit Olympus Stylus 1s footage in FCP X
“Hi, all, I’m trying to import Olympus Stylus 1s video files to FCP X for further editing but the performance is unstable and unreliable. Do I have to convert each clip before import? If so, which program is the best to process file conversion? If I’m forced to convert formats, I’d like to use a converter that gives results that will closely match the original Stylus 1s file. Any suggestions? Any help will be appreciated. Many thanks.”
In our experience, converting the Olympus Stylus 1s footage to ProRes 422 format is the best way to go about this. If you would like to convert while maintaining the original quality of the Stylus 1s video files, you can try out HD Video Converter, which provides optimal ProRes 422 format as output and works beautifully as an Olympus Stylus 1s video to FCP X Converter.
How to transcode Olympus Stylus 1s footage to ProRes 422 for use in FCP X without quality loss?
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Olympus Stylus 1s Video to ProRes Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Final Cut Pro’ column. The ProRes 422 codec is full compatible with FCP X and its former version FCP 6 and 7.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion using this Olympus Stylus 1s Video to ProRes Converter, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start Olympus Stylus 1s Video to ProRes MOV conversion.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes 422 QuickTime files for transferring and editing in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with optimum performance.
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