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How to Import DJI OSMO Videos to Final Cut Pro X

This articles explains the best way to edit DJI OSMO 4k video in Final Cut Pro X- converting source files to ProRes.

How to Import DJI OSMO Videos to Final Cut Pro X
How can I edit my movie files from the DJI OSMO in Final Cut Pro. I can't open either MOV or MP4 files with Final Cut Pro X.

When I try to open a MOW file copied from the OSMO, it says: The dokument “DJI_0007.MOV” can't open.

When I try to open a MP4 file it says: The dokument “DJI_0004.MP4” can't open.

Searching related threads, I got know that to stick to edit DJI OSMO 4K in Final Cut Pro, you'd better convert them to a more editing-friendly format for FCP like ProRes. Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What's need is a just a common video converter like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac – The program works as the best Mac DJI Video Converter.

It helps you fast transcode DJI OSMO, DJI Mavic Pro, DJI Phantom 4, Phantom 4 Pro, DJI Phantom 3, DJI Phantom 2 footage to FCP preferred Apple ProRes with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. What's more, it's the optimal tool for transcoding GoPro, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, etc camera or camcorder videos to kinds of NLE programs Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro, FCE and more. Just download it and follow the simple guide to achieve your goal.

Steps to convert DJI OSMO video clips to ProRes for FCPX

1. Import OSMO videos to the software

Once run the DJI 4K video converter, you can click "Add Video" button to load .mov or .mp4 source files. Convert supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

2. Select the output format

Click "format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(LT) (*.mov)" as Final Cut Pro X compatible codec for editing H.265 footage in FCP X smoothly. ProRes 422(HQ), Pro Res 422, Pro Res 444, Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all the proper choice.

Tip: Tap "settings" to customize the output parameters- adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, etc to get a decent video for editing in Final Cut Pro.

3. Start conversion

Click "Convert" button to start encoding DJI OSMO 4K video to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Once the conversion is done, you can transfer your DJI OSMO 4 footage into Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 for editing smoothly on Mac(macOS Sierra).

Editor's Note: The best way of getting raw files off the phone is to connect through iTunes, select your phone, Apps, scroll down until you see apps that can transfer documents between your iPhone and this computer, select DJI GO.

Finally, drag the videoCache directory onto your file system. You'll find files that look like 2016_11_29_18_27_56_orig.mp4

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