A Zenmuse X3 three-axis gimbal with a camera is an important part for DJI OSMO. This fan-cooled gimbal-camera can record videos of up to 4K resolution – 4,096 x 2,160 at 24fps or 3,840 x 2,160 at 30fps/24fps, to be exact – with a maximum video bitrate of 60 Mbps. If you recorded some 4K videos by DJI OSMO, you may like editing the 4K footage videos with a NLE. In this article, we’d like to present the DJI OSMO 4K to FCP/Adobe Premiere/Avid MC best workflow to you. But H.265 encoded MP4 or MOV file format from DJI OSMO is beyond the compatibility of FCP X, Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer.
The easy workaround to work DJI OSMO 4K with Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Avid is to transcode DJI OSMO 4K footage in .MP4 or .MOV to a more editing-friendly format. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of UFUSoft 4K Video Converter for Mac. The program can effortlessly encode/re-encode 4K MP4, MOV, XAVC, XAVC S, etc footage to advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, ProRes, MPEG-2, DNxHD etc.x to seamlessly fit for iMovie/FCE, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more. If you are Windows users, simply turn to UFUSoft 4K Video Converter. Just download it and keep reading for a brief how-to on each process.
Download the 4K Video Converter:
How to import DJI OSMO 4K footage into FCP, Premiere, Avid?
Step 1. Add 4K files
Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop DJI OSMO 4K video files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app. If you wanna combine several videos into one file, you can click the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2. Choose output format
a. To enable Final Cut Pro ingest DJI OSMO 4K files, click the “Format” bar and select Final Cut Pro > Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.
b. To import DJI OSMO 4K to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, just choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format.
c. For editing DJI OSMO 4K in Avid Media Composer, just choose Avid Media Composer ->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format.
Step 3. Start converting DJI OSMO 4K footage
Finally, click convert and your DJI OSMO 4K files will be converted into editable files ready to be imported into FCP X/7, Premiere, Avid Media Composer. You’re done!