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Import Samsung NX500 H.265 files to Final Cut Pro X

How to import Samsung NX500 HEVC H.265 files to Final Cut Pro X? in this article we will share the easiest method to help you import Samsung NX500 H.265 files to Final Cut Pro X, and then you can edit videos with native supported Apple ProRes codec.

Not long ago Samsung released a new H.265 recording camera, it is the NX500, which features the same sensor and recording codec as the Samsung NX1 that unveiled last year. With Samsung NX500 you can record 4K videos with H.265 codec, which is very complex and results in very small, space-saving files. The 4K videos recorded by NX500 is very excellent, this camera offers crisp detail, great colors and nice dynamic range, you may want to share the vivid videos with your friends, but before sharing you may need to edit Samsung NX500 H.265 files with Final Cut Pro X, in this article we will help you to import H.265 videos from Samsung NX500 to Final Cut Pro X.

If you have tried to import H.265 files from Samsung NX500 to FCP X, you will find that FCP X can’t import H.265 files directly, because currently H.265 video codec is not well supported by Final Cut Pro X, so you can’t import Samsung NX500 to FCP X for editing directly. In this case, what’s the best solution to solve this issue? The best way is to convert your H.265 video to a editable codec before edit your footage. In this article we will explain how to convert Samsung NX500 H.265 files to Final Cut Pro X.

Like other video editing programs, Final Cut Pro X also has its own native editing codec – Apple ProRes codec, with this codec you can edit videos natively with final cut. To create FCP X Apple ProRes editing codec, you can download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, a professional Mac H.265 video converter and H.265 video player to beneficially encode Samsung NX500 H.265 to Final Cut Pro X optimized Apple ProRes codec.

Convert Samsung NX500 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes on Mac

Step 1: Add Samsung NX500 files to the program.

Free download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install and run it. Click “Add Video” button to import the Samsung NX1 files to the application. You can transfer the Samsung NX500 files to your HDD first, and then load the footages into the converter. You can also use it to convert Sony NEX-FS100 to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.

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Samsung NX500 to Final Cut Pro X

Step 2: Select FCP X Apple ProRes as output file format.

From the “Format” bar drop-down list, select “Final Cut Pro” > ”Apple ProRes 422 (*mov)” as the desired format for editing in Final Cut Pro X, it is natively supported by FCP X. With this profile you can convert HEVC H.265 to FCP X.

Samsung NX500 H.265 to Apple ProRes 422

Step 3: Customize output profile parameters.

Click Settings to open “Profile Settings” window, here you can adjust output video codec, size, frame rate, bit rate and audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels according to your own preference and needs. If you don’t need you can skip this step.

Step 4: Transcode Samsung NX500 H.265 to Apple ProRes.

When all the settings are done, please click convert button of this Apple ProRes Converter to start NX500 H.265 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes conversion. With the help of this software you can also play 4K HEVC H.265 files with VLC Player.

Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will convert H.265 files at fast speed. When the conversion completes, you can click the “Open” icon on the main interface, and then you can import the converted videos into FCP X for editing with Apple ProRes codec.