Convert Lumix DC-GH6 H.265 files for editing in FCP X

The LUMIX GH6 is the second mirrorless camera after the Nikon Z 9 to offer a proper in-camera recording format. The new flagship based on the Micro Four Thirds mount, the 25.2MP GH6 packs a dizzying array of movie skills into its compact body: 5.7K video at 60fps; Apple ProRes 422 HQ recording; 7.5 stops of image stabilization; 4-channel XLR audio recording; and a monitor that can be tilted in almost any direction.

Video Format: MPEG-4, H.264, H.265

FCP X is professional non-linear video editing software published by Apple Inc. It is the best option for video editor in a mac environment. It’s stable, fast and easy to use. It provides all the professional editing tools that competitors like Premier and Davinci Resolve provide but optimized for a mac environment.

We were concerned with possibly losing quality by transcoding H.265 o ProRes for FCP X with Acrok. But a side-by-side comparison showed us there was absolutely no discernible difference. We thought some users might want to know this because it permits FCP X users to rectify this problem and continue on with it. So we share the workaround here for people who wanna import Lumix GH6 H.265 files to Final Cut Pro X for edit without meeting the error “ERROR COMPILING MOVIE: UNKNOWN”.

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Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is specially designed for those who failed to add Lumix GH6 H.265 videos to FCP X. This powerful tool can easily convert H.265 videos to Apple ProRes codec with a few clicks. Besides H.265, it also has the ability to convert DVD, Blu-ray, MP4, MTS, MXF, H.265, AVI, MKV, etc to FCP X supported videos for more smooth editing.

Transcode and Import Lumix GH6 H.265 videos to Final Cut Pro X

1. Start up Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac as the best H.265 to FCP X Converter. Click “Add File” to import your source media to the program.

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2. Open and expand the Format list on the right side, then select any profile from 300+ preset formats and devices. Make sure it’s supported by Final Cut Pro X. Apple ProRes MOV format is a great choice for its better compatibility.

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If you are on a Windows PC, from the “Format” bar, choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output under “Editing Software” column.

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3. Click “Settings” button, the “Profile Settings” panel pops up, on which you are able to modify video and audio settings like resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel. We do not recommend that you change too many parameters and adjust the output resolution to be loved by all users.

H.265 to ProRes Converter - Settings

4. Press the Output bar at the bottom to assign an output folder to save the converted video file. Lastly, hit the Convert button to start to transcode Lumix DC-GH6 H.265 video at GPU-accelerated speed. After done, the output video can be imported into Final Cut Pro X without any problem.

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