I recently record some MP4 clips on my Gopro at 60fps. When I try to import GoPro 60 fps MP4 into FCP 7 but the video comes in as black and white, I've tried many times but the outcome is always the same. Is there an conversion app can convert Gopro 60 fps footage to ProRes with possible frames for fcp?
This article helps you import and edit GoPro Camera recorded video to Final Cut Pro via converting GoPro recorded H.264 to Final Cut Pro with property frame rates. Aunsoft GoPro MP4 to Final Cut Pro Converter The video frame rate is up to 60fps under the ProRes 422 format profile settings. After much verification, here suggests 25P in PAL (30P in NTSC) to keep high video quality and smooth edit in FCP. Before transcoding 60fps to ProRes at 25fps or 30fps for FCP 7 and FCP X, you can also adjust other settings, like video size, video bitrates, audio channels, etc.
Meanwhile, the Mac Video Conversion tool can convert GoPro H.264 MP4 to iMovie, and Adobe Premiere (Pro) etc. Just download it and follow the tutorials below to transfer and import GoPro HD footage to for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro.
Guide: Transcoding GoPro H.264 file to ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro
Step 1. Download, install and run the Mac GoPro camera fiel to Prores Converter, click "Add" or "Add From Folder" to load your GoPro HD footage.
Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)" as output format.
Step 3 Profile settings and initial edit
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (25p/30p)
2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start GoPro H.264 MP4 to ProRes 422 HQ MOV conversion.
As soon as the encoding process finished, you can get the final output Apple ProRes files via clicking "Open" button effortlessly. The transcoded files now are ready for editing in Final Cut Pro (X).