Transcode Fujifilm X100s 1080p60 MOV to Apple ProRes for FCP X

Summary: If you are seeking a converter program to convert MOV 1080p60 video from a Fujifilm X100s camera to Apple ProRes for working with FCPX, you may come to the right place. This post displays the steps required to process Fujifilm X100s video to Apple ProRes conversion using Fujifilm MOV to FCPX converter.
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The Fujifilm X100s features ability to record Full HD 1080 60p/30p movie in H.264 MOV format. The H.264 is a highly compressed codec, which is good for capture and delivery, but not quite suitable for editing. If you want to edit Fujifilm X100s 1080p60 MOV in FCP X smoothly, you’d better transcode Fujifilm X100s 1080p60 MOV to Apple ProRes before editing. To do format conversion, a third party converter app like HD Video Converter for Mac is required. The HD Video Converter for Mac is a fairly straight forward and easy to use program, which works great as a Fujifilm MOV to FCPX converter and outputs happy results for working with FCP X.

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Fujifilm X100s 60p MOV to Apple ProRes 422 conversion for FCPX

To be able to convert Fujifilm X100s 1080p60 MOV to FCP X’s editable format, do as below:

Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Fujifilm MOV Video Converter for Apple. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load Fujifilm X100s H.264 MOV media to it.

Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format for FCP X. The ProRes is able workable in the former version FCP 6 and FCP 7.

This Mac Fujifilm X100s format converter program offers a couple of ProRes formats for users to choose from, including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target format depending on your requirement in post production.

Apple ProRes 422 – Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT);
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) – Keep original video quality for editing in FCP;
Apple ProRes 422 (LT) – Get a smaller file sizes than Apple ProRes 422;
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) – SD levels – 480i/p and 576i/p. Used in offline workflows.
Apple ProRes 4444 – Edit and finish 4:4:4 material.

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)

Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start Fujifilm X100s H.264 MOV to ProRes conversion

Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes QuickTime files for using in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with optimum performance.

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