Monday, April 8, 2013

Compatibility of Nikon mov files with Mac in FCP, Avid, iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE

Along with Pavtube MOV Converter for Mac, you can easily convert and import Nikon MOV footage into FCP, Avid, iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE for further editing on Mac (Mac Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks included).

Nikon DSLRs are excellent so that many people willing to buy one. Nikon hot cameras include Nikon D800, D4, D7000, Nikon D3100, D3200, D5100, etc. It's great to take photos and record full HD 1080P videos by Nikon DSLR. The Nikon DSLR recorded video format is H.264 MOV, this format is supported by many editing software, but sometime it is not supported perfectly on Mac editing software, like Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer 6. The main reason is the H.264 codec not well for editing.

What is Final Cut Pro 7/X best supported codec and format?

Final Cut Pro X/7 supported best video format is Apple ProRes 422 Codec MOV format, you can edit Nikon MOV video with this format in Final Cut Pro X smoothly without rendering.

What is Avid Media Composer 6 best supported codec and format on Mac mountain Lion?

Avid MC 6 best supported video format is DNxHD codec MOV format, or XDCAM codec MOV format, so DNxHD is the first choice if you need to edit Nikon MOV in Avid Media Composer 6.

What software supports Nikon H.264 MOV and both FCP 7/X, AMC 6 best codec output?

The best I have used is Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, it can convert videos with good video and audio quality, and offer rich video formats for output, such as convert Nikon MOV to ProRes 422 for FCP 7/X, or convert Nikon h.264 to DNxHD for AMC 6.

Here are easy steps for you to transcode Nikon MOV to both FCP 7/X and AMC 6.

1. Download Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, install and run this Nikon MOV to FCP/AMC converter on Mac Mountain Lion.

2. Click "Add" to load Nikon MOV video files or directly drag the files into file list.

3. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it's for FCP 7/X; or choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), it's for AMC 6.

4. Click convert button to start transcoding Nikon MOV to FCP 7/X or AMC 6.

As shown above, it is very easy to change Nikon MOV to prores 422 MOV, or DNxHD codec MOV, it becomes easy for you to use the recorded footages in Final Cut Pro 7/X and Avid Media Composer 6.

This Mac Nikon MOV Video Converter can also convert Nikon MOV to iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE with good quality, just download the and have a try.