Import 4k MP4/MOV files from DJI Phantom 3 to Edit in Final Cut Pro 7, FCP X

So happy to share the workaround here for people who wanna import DJI Phantom 3 4K MP4/MOV to Final Cut Pro 7, FCP X for edit without meeting the error on Mac OS X.

Phantom 3 Professional 4K Camera
Finally, a flying camera that packs years of experience in aerial imaging into one compact, easy to use system. With the Phantom 3 Professional, you’re shooting 4K video at up to 30 frames per second and capturing 12 megapixel photos that look crisper and cleaner than ever. A live HD view lets you truly expericance flight and see everything from your camera in real time.

Video: MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)

If you are puzzeled with the problem that you can't edit your 4K MP4/MOV footage from DJI Phantom 3 in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), you’d better transcode your DJI Phantom 3 4K files first to resolve the incompatible problem.

Here you can download and apply Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac to achieve the goal in a fast way. This software is the best Apple ProRes Converter, with this best 4K/2K/HD video to ProRes conversion software, you can convert MOV, MTS, MXF to ProRes 4444/422 with fast speed on Mac.

Download the best 4K Video Converter:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Simple Guide : Convert and Import DJI Phantom 3 4K to FCP 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 Phantom 3 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 Phantom 3 4K MP4/MOV videos in FCP 6/7/X with light speed.

Recommended Devices for control via the app.

iOS: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, and iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular. This app is optimized for iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus

Android: Samsung S5, Note 3, Sony Xperia Z3, Google Nexus 7 II, Google Nexus 9, Mi 3, Nubia Z7 mini

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