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Convert GoPro 4K to AIC, Edit GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 videos in FCE

I just bought GoPro Hero 6 black and tested 4K/30p vs. 4K/60p. But the problem is that my GoPro Hero 6 4K videos wouldn’t play in FCE on macOS High Sierra. After searching online and my multiple testing, some possible solutions turn up. Now I will share the methods to import and edit GoPro Hero 6 4K MP4 videos in FCE flawlessly.

Some guys mentioned GoPro Studio and QuickTime, but as I’ve tested, GoPro Studio or QuickTime does not recognize Hero 6 4K files. What we need is a professional video converter for GoPro Hero 6 footage.

I finally decided to convert all my GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 files with UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, a professional Video Converter for GoPro HD/4K files. It helps me transcode GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 videos to AIC codec .mov for FCE with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. And fortunately, the generated AIC MOV is perfectly accepted by Final Cut Express. No more issues.

For those who are facing problems while importing GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 videos to FCE on Mac OS, just read on to get a step-by-step guide on encoding GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 clips to FCE with the best GoPro Video Converter Mac.

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Step 1. Install and launch the best GoPro Hero 6 to FCE Converter on your Mac, and then click “Add File” button to import your GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 videos to the software.

GoPro Hero 6 to FCE Converter

Step 2. Hit the “Profile” bar and select “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format on the drop-down menu. AIC is native codec for editing in FCE.

Convert GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 video to AIC MOV


1. Before editing GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 video in FCE, you can edit them in the built-in editor of this GoPro Hero 6 to FCE Converter. Click “Edit” button or the pencil icon to come to the editing interface where you’re allowed to trim (get the video clip you want to keep), crop (cut off black edges or unwanted areas), add watermarks (text, image, and video are all available), adding special effects, inserting subtitles, etc.

2. If necessary, you can click “Setting” button to customize video and audio parameters like bit rate,frame rate,resolution,sample rate,and audio channels according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Step 3. When settings done, click “Convert” button to convert GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 to AIC MOV for FCE editing on Mac.

After the GoPro Hero 6 4K video to AIC conversion, just click “Open Folder” button to locate the output AIC .mov files. Now, you can transfer and edit GoPro Hero 6 4K H.265 MP4 videos in Final Cut Express smoothly on Mac OS(Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

UFUSoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac offers one-stop solution for any media downloading and converting tasks. You can convert any DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MKV, DVD to MOV, DVD to AVI, DVD to WMV and more, convert any 4K Ultra videos (4K H.265/HEVC Video(*.mp4) /4K H.264 FLV Video (*.flv)) to 4K /1080p HD video and other your needed format like MTS, TS, MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MKV, FLV and more. It has the ability to download online videos like YouTube videos/music and more.

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