This post introduces an easy-to-use and reliable Nikon D5300 Video Converter for FCP to help you convert Nikon D5300 60p/50p MOV files to ProRes for working with FCP X smoothly.
Converting Nikon D5300 MOV files to FCP X
“Howdy, I know some of you must be using FCP X to edit MOV movies from Nikon D5300. My question is this, ‘are you converting the .mov files over to ProRes or any other friendly editing codec?’ And if you are which converter application are you using? When I research this via Google I keep getting different kinds of stand alone converters. Are any of them good? Thanks for your help in advance.”
If you want a compact DSLR that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the Nikon D5300 delivers. Being a high-performance video camera, the D5300 is able to shoot Full HD 1920 x 1080 movies at 60p/50p. Nikon D5300 records H.264 as .mov, so it won’t be a problem to convert D5300 H.264 MOV clips to ProRes with third party converters like Video Converter for Mac.
About Video Converter for Mac
Working well as a Nikon MOV Converter for Mac, the Video Converter for Mac is capable of converting Nikon MOV files for editing in FCP X, iMovie, FCE, Avid, Premiere Pro, etc. and viewing on popular devices like iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S6, Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro and more. More than handling MOV footage, it is also able to recognize AVCHD MTS, M2TS, MXF, MKV, AVI, MP4, MPEG, VOB, FLV and other video formats as input.
As a Nikon Video Converter for Apple, the Video Converter for Mac works with a wide variety of Nikon cameras, including
Nikon Compact Digital Cameras: COOLPIX P340, P600, P7800, A, P520, P330, AW110, S31, S01, AW120, S32, S800c, S02, COOPIX P530, COOPIX L830, COOPIX L820, etc.
Nikon DSLR Cameras: Nikon D5300, D5200, D5100, D3300, D800, D800E, D610, D600, D300S, D7100, D7000, D4S, Nikon Df, D4, D3X, D90, etc.
Nikon 1 Cameras: Nikon 1 V3, Nikon 1 J1, 1 J2, 1 J3, 1 S1, etc.
Film Cameras: Nikon F6, Nikon FM10, etc.
Download a demo of Video Converter for Mac
Nikon D5300 to FCP X Converter – how to encode D5300 MOV to ProRes?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run Video Converter for Mac as a professional Nikon D5300 MOV 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 codec is workable in the latest version FCP X and the former version FCP 6 and FCP 7.
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 Nikon D5300 60p/50p MOV to ProRes MOV 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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