Editing Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Video in FCP 7/X

Published on by Chris King

Here is the best solution to the importing problem happened when you want to ingest Yuneec Q500 Typhoon CGO3-GB Camera 4K videos to Final Cut Pro 7, FCP X on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and 10.11 El Capitan included.


Editing Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Video in FCP 7/X

Earlier this year, Yuneec quietly released the Q500 Typhoon 4K- one of the first 4K drones designed for amateur pilots. With ultra-high definition (UHD) resolution, four times higher than HD, the camera delivers 1080p and 4K videos with incredible detail and unparalleled realism. If you recorded some 4Kvideos by Yuneec Typhoon Q500, you may like editing the 4K videos with Final Cut Pro or other NELs on Mac OS X. This article focuses on the optimal workflow to edit Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Video in FCP 7/X.

Of course, for editing files on Mac, Final Cut Pro is your best choice. With this professional Mac editing software, you can do anything as you want. But, we can’t import Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K videos to Final Cut Pro directly due to the codec incompatibility.

Apple Prores, the native editing codec by Final Cut Pro, provides an unparalleled combination of impressive image quality and reduced storage rates. To generate Apple Prores from Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4k for FCP X, Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac is the optimal choice for you.

The program is a completely professional Mac 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, for better editing and playing. This Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Thus, with the video converter app, you can fast transcode Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K recordings to FCP, iMovie, FCE friendly format with ease.

Simple Guide : Convert and Import Typhoon Q500 4K to FCP 7/X

Step 1. Install the Mac 4K Converter program and run it. Drag the 4K files to the 4K Video Converter. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.

Step 2. Choose ProRes as output format

Click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.

3. Adjust video, audio settings

Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing. Well, if you prefer to work with 4K video, you can adjust video size to get 4K ProRes for FCP.

4. Start conversion

After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K video to ProRes conversion on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K footage in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 with light speed.

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