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Convert/Edit Nikon D800/D800E MOV to Editable H.264 MOV for Final Cut Express 4 on Mac

Nikon D800/D800E Digital SLR Camera is more than a DSLR, it’s a broadcast quality video camera as well. Driving both still and video capture is the FX-format CMOS 36.3Mp sensor and the powerful EXPEED 3 image-processing engine. When it comes to HD movie capture, the D800 shoots broadcast quality video in two D-Movie formats at 1080/30p full HD. The D800/D800E captures movies in FX and DX movie formats. The FX-based format renders shallow depth of field with beautiful bokeh, while the DX-format uses an image area similar to 35mm movie film, for a look cinematographers are accustomed to.

But this MOV video format came from Nikon D800/D800E 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 FCE 4. You need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off your Nikon D800/D800E with Mac Nikon D800/D800E MOV Converter for FCE for Lion. It does not only convert Nikon D800/D800E MOV to a playable/compatible Mac H.264 MOV on Mac for Final Cut Express 4 but also supports other Nikon D800/D800E cameras.

Nikon D800/D800E mov video converter

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and convert Nikon D800/D800E HD MOV files to Final Cut Express 4 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Step 1. Load Nikon D800/D800E HD MOV videos to Nikon MOV Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mov files from Nikon D800/D800E camera, run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Nikon D800/D800E to Final Cut Express 4 MOV Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.

Step 2. Choose HD MOV output format for Final Cut Express 4.

Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) or iMovie > iMovie MOV (*.mov) for converting the highly compressed Nikon D800/D800E HD MOV to compatible MOV for loading to Final Cut Express 4. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

Nikon D800/D800E mov video converter

Step3. Merge Nikon D800/D800E 1080p H.264 MOV files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Nikon D800/D800E 1080p H.264 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Nikon D800/D800E 1080p H.264 MOV to Final Cut Express 4 on Mac

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon D800/D800E MOV converter starts converting Nikon D800/D800E MOV videos to Final Cut Express 4 MOV, and joining the files for playing/editing on FCE.

After converting and merging the Nikon D800/D800E MOV files, just import the output files to Final Cut Express 4 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 D800/D800E videos to Windows Moive Maker,Adobe Premiere,Sony Vegas for editing, just use the Windows Nikon D800/D800E video converter.

Tip:
1. The Best Nikon Video Converter for Mac also supports converting Nikon D7000, Nikon D800/D800E, Nikon D5200, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon D600, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon D3S, Nikon D600, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2, MOV videos to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, MPG, DV, AVI, etc on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.