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Transcode Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X on macOS 10.12 Sierra

Transcode Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X on macOS 10.12 Sierra

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With Sony dominating the mirrorless camera market, other companies are looking to find ways to make their hardware stand out in comparison. Fujifilm has chosen to design their custom sensor array, Panasonic has focused on stunning video, and Samsung – well, they want to cram as much technology into a small package as they possibly can. The result is the NX500; and it is a real tiny camera with big promises. 

The NX500 borrows many of the best components of the NX1 and packs it into a bite-size version. With a 28-megapixel back-side illuminated APS-C sensor, 4K video, 30 frames per second burst shooting, and the same class-leading autofocus system of the NX1, the NX500 is easily one of the best values in the market. 

Key Features of Samsung NX500 

  • 28MP BSI CMOS sensor (APS-C)
  • DRIMe Vs processor
  • Samsung NX lens mount
  • Hybrid autofocus system
  • 3″ flip-up touch Super AMOLED display
  • 9 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K/UHD video recording
  • Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth

If you got some Samsung NX500 4K H.265 video files and want to edit your Samsung NX500 4K H.265 videos on Mac OS X, FCP could be your good choice. But can FCP X support 4K H.265 codec? The answer is NO. Currently, H.265 codec lacks of compatibility with the Apple ecosystem including FCP X program. To be able to ingest Samsung NX500 4K H.265/HEVC video to FCP for further editing, you will need to transcode 4K H.265/HEVC video to a Mac FCP X friendly format first, such as Apple Prores encoded MOV format, which FCP X will recognize and handle well. The article is the very one working on the Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X Mac conversion. 

Best Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X video converter for Mac 

To transcode Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X editable format easily and quickly, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, a professional yet easy-to-use Mac 4K H.265 encoder, is highly recommended. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. By running it, there is no need to set the codec yourself, the program has an optimized preset for FCP (Apple Prores will be included) which is also included in windows version. With it, you can convert H.265 files to Apple Prores Codec encode MOV files, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP. And you can use it to compress Samsung NX500 4K video to 1080p video easily. (Read the best FCP video converter’s review

*Compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard. 
*Compatible with Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro 6………. 

Besides Final Cut Pro X, this 4K Video Converter can also output professional transcoders like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer/DaVinci Resolve, MPEG for Premiere Pro CC, AIC MOV for iMovie/Final Cut Express and more. For Windows users, Pavtube Video Converter is the alternative choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done. 

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Transcode Samsung NX500 4K H.265 to FCP X supported Apple ProRes 

Step 1. Load Samsung NX500 4K H.265 video 

Install and run the NX500 to FCP X converter. Drag and drop the source media to it. Or click “Add” button to locate the 4K H.265 files you want to convert. 


Step 2. Choose FCP X as the output format 

For editing 4K H.265 in FCP X, you can choose “Format >Final Cut Pro; it’s best for FCP X editing. 


Step 3. Start 4K H.265 to FCP X conversion on Mac 

Now click the “Convert” button, and then leave the Mac H.265 encoder to do the rest automatically for you. After the 4K H.265 to FCP X Mac conversion, go to “File” > “import” > and then you can freely use your 4K H.265 files in FCP(X). 

Tip 1. Before conversion 

If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs

Tip 2. Adjust Samsung NX500 video parameters 

Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video. For example, you can set video resolution(1920X1080/1440X1080/1280×720/720X480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps) , frame rate (24p/30p) as you want. 

Tip 3. Edit Samsung NX500 footage 

If you like, you can edit Samsung NX500 video via our H.265 to ProRes Converter. This software can help you trim, crop, add various effects onto the loaded files. 

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