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Import MP4 Video off DJI Spark to FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid MC

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DJI Spark, a new mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies has come to us. Although video capture is limited to 1080p, no support for 24fps or high frame rate capture, this compact quadcopter- DJI Spark still serves its purpose, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. If you recorded some 1080p Full HD videos by DJI Spark, you may like editing the videos with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer or any video editor you own. Now in this page, we'd like present the DJI Spark to FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid MC best workflow to you.

With a editing software, you can do anything with you DJI Spark footage as you want. But, we found that we can't import DJI Spark videos to FCP, Adobe Premiere or Avid Media Composer directly due to the codec incompatibility. For our goal of maintaining maximum image quality while providing the smoothest editing experience, we'd better transcode DJI Spark MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) to a more edit-friendly format like ProRes for FCP, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG2 for Premiere. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the optimal utility to fulfill the task.

This program is a completely professional video converter for DJI Spark footage. It provides hundreds of output format presets such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, NDxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more for better editing. This video converter is also available to customize the output video size, video bitrate, frame rate, etc to the users want. If you are working on Windows(Windows 10 included), please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. The following guide tells you how to convert DJI Spark .mp4 video for using in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro.

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How to transcode DJI Spark Video to FCP/Premiere/Avid

Step 1. Add video clips

Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the .mp4 files from DJI Spark to the software. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.

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Step 2. Choose output format

Hit the Format box to select the specially designed video codec for editing DJI Spark MP4 in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro.

a. For importing DJI Spark video 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 DJI Spark MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro, just choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format.

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c. To edit DJI Spark MP4 video in Avid MC, you are recommended to choose "Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)" as the target format.

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Tip: Advanced Settings- You can click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like.

Step 3. Start video conversion

Hit the convert button to start transcoding DJI Spark MP4 for importing to Avid Media Composer, FCP and Adobe Premiere Pro flawlessly.

Editor's Note:
As we know, besides Spark, Phantom 3, Phantom 4, Phantom 4 Pro, Inspire 2, Mavic Pro... are all hot models from DJI. No matter you record Full HD 1080p or 4K video clips, Brorsoft Video Converter is the best DJI Drone video converter app for you, which enables you to convert/downsize DJI drone 4K or 1080p videos to any format in any file size as you wish for easier playback, editing and burning.

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