Action cameras aren’t always immediately suited for action out of the box. For example, GoPro’s cameras are known for being sturdy, but that’s usually because you stick them in one of the company’s ruggedized cases. So if you only have a few hundred bucks to spend, and you are forgiving when it comes to design aesthetics and device-naming conventions, you may have bought one Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker. So maybe you have recorded some 4K videos (4K H.264 MOV) from Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker. After recording, you can import them to FCP for better editing.
However, many users have problems importing 4K video from Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker to FCP. Why? Though now FCP X/7/6 supports 4K importing, but it is based on the video format/codec limitations. 4K H.264 MOV videos from Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker are not supported by FCP well. So there is a smart way to solve that – converting Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker 4K video to FCP best editable format – Apple ProRes MOV.
OK. I know that you will say with the help of Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, nothing is impossible. Yes! Absolutely! This software can turn all 4K video from Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker and other 4K MP4/MKV/AVI/MP4/XAVC/XAVC S etc, and sure Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker 4K to FCP X/7/6 supported ProRes formats without any video quality loss. For Windows users who want ProRes video, Pavtube HD Video Converter can help you.
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Here’s a simple guide telling you how to transcode Stylus TG-Tracker 4K video to FCP preferred ProRes codec.
Free download the 4K to FCP Video Converter for Mac:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/hd-video-converter-mac/
- AppStore Download: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/pavtube-hd-video-converter/id502792488?mt=12
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-HD-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177786.html
Convert Stylus TG-Tracker 4K H.264 MOV to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7/6
Step 1: Run Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Olympus Video Converter. For Mac. When its main interface comes up, click “Add File” to load source 4K H.264 files to it.
Step 2: Choose FCP compatible format
Go to “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.
Note: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.
* Tip 1: Adjust Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker video and audio settings
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button and go to “Profiles Settings” panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. Generally, you need to keep the A/V parameters to be the same with source footage so as to bear least quality loss.
* Tip 2: Edit Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker Video easily
Before conversion, you can personalize and retouch your Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker footage in clicks. All the smart video editing features lets you get a video with all the factors you prefer.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start converting Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker 4K H.264 MOV to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac. When the conversion finishes, click “Open” to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to FCP X or FCP 6/7 for editing smoothly.
Note: If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don’t forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
PS: Other key features of Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker include
- 4K-resolution video capture at 30fps
- 240fps, 120fps high-speed video at 720p resolution
- 8-megapixel stills
- 204-degree angle of view f2.0 lens
- Built-in LED light that doubles as a flashlight
- Time-lapse and loop movie recording modes
- Five-axis electronic image stabilization
- Flat-lens cover included for underwater shooting
- Built-in Wi-Fi for mobile transfers and remote control
- Supports microSD cards up to 128GB
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