Trying to figure out a solution to export JVC GY-HM170 4K MOV/AVCHD video as ProRes 422 files for FCP 6/7/X? If so, you may wish to read this post. It introduces an easy-to-use and useful JVC GY-HM170 4K video converter for Mac to help you out.
Needed to transcode JVC GY-HM170 4K video to Apple ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro X
“Hello, guys, can you help me please? I am an independent filmmaker, and I work for a local TV station. I film in JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM and attempt to send the footage into a converter program and export as ProRes 422 files for FCP X. I have been trying to figure out a reliable and helpful program to do this, but couldn’t find one that would provide a good compromise between image quality and file size. Anyone know a good batch converter? I will appreciate assistance from anyone with solution. Thanks.”
The JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM Compact Professional Camcorder supports 3840 x 2160 (4K UltraHD) video recording at 30p/24p at 150 Mbps, and 4:2:2 Full HD 1920 x 1080 recording at 24p/30p/60p at 50Mbps in H.264 compressed .MOV wrapper. Conventional AVCHD (4:2:0) recording is also possible, providing wide editing compatibility in an array of standard HD and SD formats. If for some reason you need to convert JVC GY-HM170 MOV/AVCHD footage to ProRes 422 for use in Final Cut Pro version 6, 7 or the most recent FCP X, you can give HD Video Converter for Mac a shot.
JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM and FCP workflow – how to convert GY-HM170 4K MOV/AVCHD video to ProRes 422 for FCP (X)
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional JVC GY-HM170 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 for opening with FCP (X)
From the Format bar, move to ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue, and select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as target format. Apple ProRes is the best suited editing codec for FCP X and its former version FCP 6 and 7. When loading them into FCP (X), you needn’t wait for a long time for rendering.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, 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 JVC GY-HM170 MOV/AVCHD 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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