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How to Import/Edit Nikon D810 video in FCP via ProRes codec?

Nikon D810 DSLR Camera takes its place as the high resolution option in the Nikon DSLR lineup. It features a 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor without an Optical Low Pass Filter for particularly sharp and detailed still imaging. With the addition of the EXPEED 4 Image Processor, performance speed is increased compared to the EXPEED 3 and noise is effectively reduced throughout the ISO range. Continuous shooting speed in FX format is 5 fps and in DX format hits a maximum of 7 fps. In addition, the full HD video capabilities of the D810 have been upgraded to include 1080p capture at 24, 30 and 60 fps. But the MOV video format came from Nikon D810 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format.

So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your Mac with FCP 6/7 or FCP X. You need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off your Nikon D810 with Mac Nikon D810 MOV Converter for FCP 6/7 or FCP X for Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Nikon D810 MOV to a playable/compatible Mac H.264 MOV, Apple ProRes 422 MOV on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X but also supports other Nikon D810 cameras.

Nikon D810 MOV Video Converter for Mac

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and convert Nikon D810 HD MOV files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion.

Step 1. Load Nikon D810 HD MOV videos to Nikon MOV Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mov files from Nikon D810 camera, run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Nikon D810 to Final Cut MOV Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.

Step 2. Choose HD MOV or ProRes 422 MOV output format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) or Final Cut Pro > ProRes 422 MOV (*.mov) for converting the highly compressed Nikon D810 HD MOV to compatible MOV for loading to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

Nikon D810 mov video converter

Step3. Merge Nikon D810 1080p H.264 MOV files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Nikon D810 1080p H.264 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Nikon D810 1080p H.264 MOV to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon D810 MOV converter starts converting Nikon D810 MOV videos to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X MOV, and joining the files for playing/editing on FCP 6/7 or FCP X.

After converting and merging the Nikon D810 MOV files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X for editing still in HD.

If you are on a Windows computer with Windows XP/2003/Vista, Windows 7, Windows Home Server, and would like to put Nikon D810 videos to Windows Moive Maker,Adobe Premiere,Sony Vegas for editing, just use the Windows Nikon D810 video converter.

Tip:
1. The Best Nikon Video Converter for Mac also supports converting Nikon D7000, Nikon D5100, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3S, Nikon D600, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2, etc MOV videos to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, MPG, DV, AVI, etc on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Express 4, iMovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.