The Nikon D7100 is a terrific camera. To produce a full-frame sensor with comparable image quality to the likes of the Nikon D7000, Nikon D4, Nikon D800 and Canon EOS 5D Mark III is no mean feat in itself; but to house it in a body that’s almost as small and light as a cropped-sensor DSLR is barely believable. If you have got the D7100 and often use it to record 1080P video, you may have the need to edit D7100 h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro on Mac, but FCP best native supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP doesn’t support Nikon D7100 MOV footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly.
So how to import Nikon D7100 video into Final Cut Pro for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? The best method to solve these problems is to convert D7100 MOV footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Nikon HD Video Converter for Mac, The Top Mac Nikon h.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding all Nikon 1080p MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import the Nikon h.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 for editing on Mac.
Free Download Nikon HD Video Converter for Mac, install it.And follow the guide to convert/import Nikon D7100 footages to Final Cut Pro for editing.
Step 1. Run the HD Video Converter for Mac and locate your MOV files to the software. The program supports batch convert MOV files with fast speed.
Step 2. Find the proper video format that you need in the Format box, you can click format bar to choose output format for use in FCP 6/7 or FCP X. click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
Steo 3. Press Convert button on the top of menu, the software will start converting MOV files as you need.
Step 4.Import the converted video to Final Cut Pro.
When the conversion completes, start Final Cut Pro, then choose File > Import > Files… at the top of the Final Cut Pro window. Then Select the converted file in part one from the standard Choose a File window. After the file is located and highlighted, press the “Choose” button. Now you can import the converted mov files to Apple FCP to make advanced editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering.
Some more helpful features of the software:
1. If you have multiple MOV files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to join your MOV files into one single file.
2. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate（from 1Mbps to 20Mbps）, frame rate (24p/30p)
3. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.