How to Import Lumix DMC-G85 AVCHD or 4K MP4 in FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6?

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Designed for video and stills shooters alike, the Lumix DMC-G85 from Panasonic is a versatile Micro Four Thirds camera characterized by its quick performance, flexible photo capabilities, and UHD 4K video recording. Using a 16MP MOS sensor, this mirrorless camera has a sensitivity range from ISO 200-25600 to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions, and also affords quick shooting speeds up to 10 fps with single-shot autofocus, or 6 fps with continuous autofocus, as well as up to 40 fps when using an electronic shutter function and 30 fps at 8MP with 4K PHOTO Modes. In this article, we will talk about Lumix DMC-G85 AVCHD or 4K MP4 to Final Cut Pro workflow. If you meet some importing issues, just read on to get some tips.

Panasonic Lumic DMC-G85 footage format still not so popular and widely supported by the usual video editors including Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). To solve the problem, it will be better to convert AVCHD or 4K MP4 to a more “edit” friendly video format for Apple editing software.

To achieve the goal, UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional 4K Video Converter for Mac. It’s able to convert DMC-G85 AVCHD or 4K MP4 files from Panasonic camera to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. This software can export ProRes 422 and ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro and more NLE systems for native editing. If meet the Lumix DMC-G85 video issues on Windows ediging program, please get UFUSoft Video Converter to solve the problem. If you like, you can get ProRes video on Windows 10, 8, 7, etc. Download the AVCHD or MP4 to FCP Converter and follow the guide to convert and edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 4K recordings on Mac.

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Step 1: Install and launch the Panasonic 4K MP4 Converter. Click “Add Files” button to import Lumix G85 recordings for converting.

convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 video

Step 2: Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format. Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro.

Lumix DMC-G85 video to prores

Tip: For Adobe Premiere Pro users. Choose “Editing Software” > “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV AVC (*.mov)” as output format for editing AVCHD or 4K MP4 video in Adobe with natively supported video codec; To convert Lumix G85 AVCHD or MP4 to Avid Media Composer, choose “Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” in Editing Software” category.

Step 3: As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 AVCHD or 4K MP4 conversion. Once the conversion process shows 100%, you can easily import the converted files to Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) with smooth workflow.