The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 Digital Camera from Nikon is a compact point-and-shoot featuring a 16 Mp 1/2.3″ CMOS image sensor for sharp, high-resolution shots. The camera also provides ISO sensitivity of 100-6400 to aid you in low-light environments. When the light gets too low, the built-in flash takes care of business. Capture high def 1080p/i video at various frame rates, including 25 and 30p and 50 and 60i. The Zoom-NIKKOR lens offers a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 25-300mm, covering wide-angle to extended telephoto perspectives.The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 captures stills in JPEG and RAW and video in the MOV format, with H.264/MPEG-4 compression.
But this MOV video format came from Nikon COOLPIX S6800 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you may have the difficulty of playing and editing Nikon MOV video files on some players and editing software on Mac. If you want to transfer Nikon COOLPIX S6800 MOV video to Avid Media Composer,Final Cut Express,iMovie for editing with high quality on Mac, you can convert Nikon COOLPIX S6800 MOV files to Avid/FCE/iMovie MOV before editing.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10;
Here is how I import Nikon COOLPIX S6800 MOV videos to Avid Media Composer,FCE,iMovie by converting Nikon MOV to HD MOV on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like 10.5 Leopard, 10.6 Snow Leopard,10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion,10.9 Mavericks,10.10 Yosemite and PowerPC Mac.
Step 1. Load mov videos to Nikon Video Converter for Mac.
Connect Nikon COOLPIX S6800 to Apple iMac with the in-box USB cable, copy and transfer the 1080p .mov files to the Apple hard drive disk. Run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUWare as the best Nikon COOLPIX S6800 to Avid/FCE/iMovie video converter on Mac, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos. You may also directly drag and drop the MOV video to application UI for importing files.
Step 2. Choose HD MOV for Avid/FCE/iMovie.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov), and the Nikon MOV to Avid,FCE,iMovie converter will transcode the Nikon Full HD 1080P files to HD MOV for Avid MC/FCE/iMovie, Xpress Pro.To get high quality video, you can click the “Settings” button and make sure the original option is used for the Bit rate option.
Step 3. Convert Nikon COOLPIX S6800 MOV video to HD MOV for Avid/FCE/iMovie editing software.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Nikon MOV to Avid/FCE/iMovie Converter will start the conversion from Nikon COOLPIX S6800 MOV to Avid compatible MOV,FCE/iMovie AIC MOV for Avid MC,Xpress Pro , the upgraded Media Composer 5/6,Final Cut Express and iMovie 8/9/11.
As soon as the conversion in finished, you can import .mov videos to Avid Media Composer, Avid Xpress Pro for editing. The output HD MOV also works in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X and Final Cut Express/ iMovie, and other non-linear editing software like Adobe Premiere on Mac OS X.