The Nikon 1 J4 Mirrorless Digital Camera is a versatile camera featuring a CX-format 18.4MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4A image processor to produce high-resolution stills and full HD movies with notable sensitivity to ISO 12800. The combination of these two technologies also affords fast performance throughout the camera, including a full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 20 fps with full-time autofocus and a 120 fps movie frame rate for recording slow motion sequences. Complementing the imaging assets is an equally deft Hybrid AF System, which combines both phase- and contrast-detection focusing methods to deliver AF performance that is both quick and precise. The Nikon 1 J4 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 1 J4 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format.
So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your Mac with FCP 6/7 or FCP X. You need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off your Nikon 1 J4 with Mac Nikon 1 J4 MOV Converter for FCP 6/7 or FCP X for Mac. It does not only convert Nikon 1 J4 MOV to a playable/compatible Mac H.264 MOV, Apple ProRes 422 MOV on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X but also supports other Nikon 1 J4 cameras.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and convert Nikon 1 J4 HD MOV files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion,Mavericks,Yosemite.
Step 1. Load Nikon 1 J4 HD MOV videos to Nikon MOV Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mov files from Nikon 1 J4 camera, run Nikon Video Converter for Mac from UFUWare as the best Mac Nikon 1 J4 to Final Cut MOV Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.
Step 2. Choose HD MOV or ProRes 422 MOV output format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) or Final Cut Pro > ProRes 422 MOV (*.mov) for converting the highly compressed Nikon 1 J4 HD MOV to compatible MOV for loading to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step3. Merge Nikon 1 J4 1080p H.264 MOV files. (Optional)
Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Nikon 1 J4 1080p H.264 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Nikon 1 J4 1080p H.264 MOV to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon 1 J4 MOV converter starts converting Nikon 1 J4 MOV videos to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X MOV, and joining the files for playing/editing on FCP 6/7 or FCP X.
After converting and merging the Nikon 1 J4 MOV files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X for editing still in HD.
If you are on a Windows computer with Windows XP/2003/Vista, Windows 7,Windows 8, Windows Home Server, and would like to put Nikon 1 J4 videos to Windows Moive Maker,Adobe Premiere,Sony Vegas for editing, just use the Windows Nikon 1 J4 video converter.
1. The Best Nikon HD Converter for Mac also supports converting Nikon D7100, Nikon D7000, Nikon D5100, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon D600, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J3, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3S, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2,Nikon 1 S1,Nikon 1 S2 MOV videos to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV, MPG, DV, AVI, etc on Mac for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, Final Cut Express , iMovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.