DJI 4K to FCP X - Work and Edit DJI OSMO 4K MP4/MOV in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X

Published on November 20 2015

The following guide tells you how to convert DJI OSMO 4K MP4/MOV to ProRes 422 codec for use in your FCP 6/7/X sequence on Mac OS X ( El Capitan included).

The OSMO is a integrated, fully stabilised 4K camera. But DJI are claiming it is ‘much more than a camera’

From our first impressions it is more than a camera, you get a fully integrated device. The OSMO has 3-axis stabilisation included, enabling you to capture interesting shots easily, quickly and effectively. This lightweight and extremely portable device is quite astonishing to be honest – you can achieve a lot without even using both hands…

If you recorded some videos by DJI OSMO, you may like editing the 4K MP4/MOV videos on Mac. Of course, Final Cut Pro is your best choice. With this professional Mac editing software, you can do anything as you want. But, we can’t import DJI OSMO 4K videos to FCP directly due to the codec incompatibility.

Apple Prores, the native editing codec by Final Cut Pro X, provides an unparalleled combination of impressive image quality and reduced storage rates. To generate Apple Prores from DJI OSMO 4k for FCP X, Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac is the optimal choice for you.

The program is a completely professional Mac 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, for better editing and playing. This Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Thus, with the video converter app, you can fast transcode DJI OSMO 4K MP4/MOVvideo to FCP, iMovie, FCE friendly format with ease.

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Simple Guide : Convert and Import DJI OSMO 4K to FCP 6/7/X

Step 1. Install the Mac 4K Converter program and run it. Drag the 4K .mov files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.

Step 2. Choose ProRes as output format

Click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.

3. Adjust video, audio settings

Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing. Well, if you prefer to work with 4K video, you can adjust video size to get 4K ProRes for FCP.

4. Start conversion

After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the DJI OSMO 4K video to ProRes conversion on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing DJI OSMO 4K MP4/MOV videos in FCP 6/7/X with light speed.

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