Edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC

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Edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC

GoPro Hero7 is a compact camera that loved by many sport fans, they bought the GoPro Hero7 to capture sport videos, they can put the GoPro Hero7 on nearly any places, and then the amazing videos will be recorded. GoPro Hero7 is able to capture high quality 4K videos and full HD 1080p video, after you recorded 4K videos with GoPro Hero7, you may want to import and edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, in this article we will share the best GoPro Hero7 to FCP X workflow and GoPro Hero7 to Premiere Pro CC workflow.

Have you purchased GoPro Hero7 to capture high quality 4K videos? If you want a compact camera to record motion videos, GoPro Hero7 is one of the best choices for you. Nowadays more and more fans want a 4K camera to capture 4K videos and then share them on YouTube. GoPro Hero7 is a powerful camera that can help you to capture high quality 4K videos, what’s more, it has many new features, such as HyperSmooth, TimeWarp, etc. the GoPro Hero7 is very easy to use, even if you have not used this kind of device, you can learn to use GoPro Hero7 in few minutes.

How to edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC?

“Hello, what’s the best workflow to edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC? Last week I purchased the GoPro Hero7 camera to record motion videos, I have recorded a lot of videos in 4K resolution, now I want to import 4K videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC for editing, and then I will share the recordings with my friends. But now I have encountered the editing with GoPro Hero7 4K videos, I found the footages are not smoothly supported by FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, is there something wrong with my method? Any help is appreciated, thanks!”

After you recorded some 4K videos with GoPro Hero7 camera, you may want to import these recorded 4K videos into final cut pro X and Premiere Pro CC for editing, and then you will get better video for sharing with your friends. As more and more users choose to capture 4K videos with GoPro Hero7, more problems are encountered by them. Most of them have reported that the recorded 4K videos can’t be well supported by FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, and they want an effective workflow to edit GoPro Hero7 4K videos in FCP X and Premiere Pro CC natively.

What caused the editing issue of GoPro Hero7? The issue is mainly caused by the video codec. From GoPro Hero7 official site or its user manual you will know that GoPro Hero7 capture 4K videos in H.264 and H.265 codec, this codec is good for playing but it is not good for editing, it’s not native supported editing codec for FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, so when you load videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, you will meet with importing and editing issues.

GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC workflow

As GoPro Hero7 recorded 4K videos are not in the native supported codec and format of FCP X and Premiere Pro CC, the best workflow is to convert GoPro Hero7 4K video to native supported codec for editing. From FCP X and Premiere Pro CC corresponding official page you will learn that FCP X native supported video codec is apple prores codec, and Premiere Pro CC native supported format is WMV/MOV, once you convert GoPro Hero7 4K video to native supported codec and format, you will not have any importing or editing issues.

To convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X, or convert 4K from GoPro Hero7 to Premiere Pro CC, you need a good 4k video converter. We recommend you to use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac or Windows, this is the best 4k video converter on Mac and Windows platform, it is able to convert all the 4K videos recorded by cameras and camcorders, such as H.264 4K MP4 videos, H.265 4K videos, 4K XAVC videos or 4K MXF videos. Now please follow the steps below to convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC.

Convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC

Step 1. Download and install Acrok Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, both Windows version and Mac version are available to use, this is the best 4K video converter on the market.

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Step 2. Launch this GoPro Hero7 4k video converter, click “Add Files” button to import your recorded 4K videos, you can load batch files at one time, batch loading and converting is supported. You can also directly drag and drop videos into this GoPro Hero7 4k video converter.

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Step 3. Choose FCP X and Premiere Pro CC native supported video codec and format for output. To convert GoPro Hero7 to FCP X, you can choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”; to convert GoPro Hero7 to Premiere Pro CC, you can choose “Editing Software -> Adobe Premiere Pro”, you can choose WMV or MOV format for Premiere Pro CC.

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Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters, after you selected the output format, you can click “Settings” button and then adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. you can choose the parameters according to your need.

Step 5. The final step is to click convert button to start GoPro Hero7 4k video conversion process.

Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero7 to FCP X and Premiere Pro CC with top quality and speed, when the conversion is finished, you can load converted videos into FCP X and Premiere Pro CC for editing smoothly.

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