Panasonic FZ2500 is one of the new and hottest 4K cameras in the market. The headline feature of the FZ2500 is that it comes close with an incredible mix of advanced photographic capabilities that is a capable tool for videographers and hybrid shooters providing DCI 4K and UHD 4K options with kinds of frame rates of 29.97p, 23.98p, etc. If you recorded some 4K videos by Panasonic FZ2500, you may like editing the 4K videos on Mac. This guide focus on Panasonic FZ2500 4K to iMovie
workflow. Learn details now.
So the point here is, can iMovie import 4K videos
from Panasonic FZ2500? Well, the result may let you down- iMovie won't open and import Panasonic FZ2500 4K .MP4, .MOV footage correctly. According to my experience, it may due to the high video resolution and the video codec incompatibility. Since Apple InterMediate Codec is the best editing video codec for iMovie, so we can convert Panasonic FZ2500 4K MP4/MOV to AIC .mov(1080p would be the best settings.) with a top 4K Video Converter
, which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.
In this article, I share the guide with you how to convert FZ2500 4K footage to iMovie(11) friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac
- a best 4K Video Converter compatible with macOS Sierra
, El Capitan, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion…
It does a good job in converting Panasonic FZ2500 4K MP4/MOV files to iMovie most compatible format with least quality loss. Plus, it supports encoding camera shootings in different formats (MTS, MP4, MXF, XAVC, XAVC S, etc.) to video editing software compatible file types, i.e. MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro to meet your different needs.
Transcode Panasonic FZ2500 4K files for iMovie editing
Run the best 4K video to iMovie Converter
, and click the "Add" button to load 4K MP4 or MOV videos from Panasonic FZ2500.
Hit the Format box to select the specially designed video codec for editing in iMovie: iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov).
Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.
Click the arrow button to start transcoding FZ2500 4K to AIC for iMovie immediately. After the conversion finished, you can easily transfer your 4K footages from Panasonic FZ2500 to iMovie for further editing without any issue.
To find all-round solutions and workflows to play, edit, convert and share 4K Ultra HD videos in Windows/Mac, please refer to 4K Workflow
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