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Import Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ200 4K to Premiere/Avid/FCP

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Panasonic's Lumix TZ200/ZS200 is the new top model in its enormously popular travel-zoom series. Like its predecessor, the Lumix TZ200/ZS200 has 1080p HD movie modes at 25 and 50 frames per second in PAL regions and 30 and 60 fps in NTSC regions. It also supports 4k UHD video at 25 or 30fps. The 4k options record Ultra High Definition video (3840x2160 pixels) at 25 or 30fps depending on region, and at a bit rate of 100Mbit/s in an MP4 wrapper. For those who are considering how to import these outstanding 4K videos from Panasonic TZ200 into FCP, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer or other NLEs for editing smoothly, just follow this article. We will present you the Panasonic TZ200 4K to Premiere/Avid/FCP best workflow.

After recording some stunning 4K footage by Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ200, you may wanna edit these 4K videos in Premiere Pro, FCP or Avid MC so as to make them more stylish. However, the recorded 4K MP4 files are compressed using the H.264 codec, which is final delivery codec and it is not one you want to use for editing. So, any workaround to help you work with Panasonic ZS200 4K files in FCP/Avid/Adobe Premiere smoothly.

Well, if you stick to edit Panasonic TZ200 4K videos in NLEs, an ultimate solution we found would be to transcode/compress Panasonic TZ200 4K files for FCP, Premiere, Avid. Featured with the most advanced converting technology, Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac is the optimal choice for you.

This video converter program provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as DNxHD for Avid, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, etc. Besides, this 4K converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K, 4K as users want. With it, you can easily transcode Panasonic TZ200 4K to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid MC most compatible format in proper video settings. If you are working on Windows, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. Download the tool and start the 4K video conversion.

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Transcoding Panasonic TZ200 4K to FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid MC

Step 1. Install the Mac 4K Converter program and run it. Drag the 4K .mp4 files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.

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Step 2. Hit the Format box to select the specially designed video codec for editing 4K footage in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro.

a. For importing Panasonic ZS200 4K to Final Cut Pro X/7, you can choose "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov)" as output format.

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b. To import Panasonic TZ200 4K to Adobe Premiere Pro, just choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format.

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c. To edit FZ200 4K video in Avid Media Composer, you are recommended to choose "Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)" as the target format.

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Step 3. If you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels, please turn to "Settings" page. Usually 1080p is the optimal setting for using in Final Cut Pro, Avid MC and Premiere Pro. You can downscale Panasonic TZ200 4K to 1080p.

Step 4. Hit the convert button; it will start converting Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ200 4K for importing to Avid, FCP and Adobe Premiere. Soon after the conversion, just click "Open" button to get the generated files for editing in FCP/Premiere/Avid Meida Composer beautifully.

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