Transcode GoPro Hero3 video for editing in FCP/Premiere

If you are a gentleman of fortune, you may have a GoPro Hero3 camera to record your Exciting moments anytime anywhere. Also want to edit your GoPro Hero3 camera recordings in editing software, such as Adobe premiere, FCP, Avid Studio, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio and more. I guess, even if editing the footages with editors, you want to get the result video quality as good as original. So it’s necessary to figure out what codec/format is better for editing with your own editors. Today this article will share you an easy way to transcode GoPro Hero3 camera shootings for FCP and Premiere.

The tool which can help us making it is named HD Video Converter. Here why I select it doing the conversion? I suggest you downloading and installing it on your computer, and then follow me to have a look at how it works, then, you will find the great advantage of it.

You can free download HD Video Converter (Windows Version | Mac Version)

Step 1. Run this GoPro Hero3 video converter, and import your Gopro Hero3 camera MP4 files into it. You are allowed to import files from hard drive or import from camcorder.

Step 2. Choose the right profile for transcoding GoPro Hero3 MP4 video

For editing GoPro Hero3 video in premiere, you can  click “Format” bar to choose “Adobe Premiere /Sony Vegas > MEG-2 (*.mpg)”.

Convert XAVC to Premiere Pro video

For editing in FCP, you need to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)”.

The tool will Automatically combine the Multiple clips into one for converting. Then, you can do some simple editing, like split, trim, add video effects, Volume adjustment, add 3D effects and more.

Step 3.  Finally, click convert button to start the conversion. Wait for while, until you get the converted files. After that, you can import your Gopro files into editors for editing with quality lossless. That’s all.

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