How to Import Zoom Q2n Videos to FCP X/iMovie for Editing?

The new Zoom Q2n combines a great microphone with an average camera at a very affordable price. The device is about the size of your average action camera, but its shape is very different. The top is a large XY stereo microphone, with a small camera lens embedded in the body just below it. In case, you have recorded some perfect videos with Zoom Q2n, while have problems importing Zoom Q2n MOV video to Final Cut Pro X /iMovie, you’re in the right place. The following article will present you an easy method to solve it. Read on for more details.

To copy videos from Zoom Q2n camera to hard drive and for Final Cut Pro X/iMovie smooth editing, we’d better transcode Q2N H.264 mov to Apple PreRes or Apple InterMediate Codec .mov with a third video converter. The job can be done effortlessly with the help of Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac.

With it, you can easily and losslessly convert Zoom Q2n MOV videos to FCPX/ iMovie supported videos with optimized settings while keeping the video quality. Besides, the all-in-one Blu-ray/DVD/Video converter can convert all other popular video files or recordings like MP4, AVI, MXF, MOV, WMV, MKV, M2TS, VOB, as well as Blu-ray/DVD movies to iMovie, and other NLE editing software like: Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Vegas Pro natively supported video formats on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included) flawlessly.

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Guide: Convert Zoom Q2n Videos to FCP X and iMovie Supported Formats

Step 1. Install and run best video converter for Mac, then click “load file” button to import your Zoom Q2n MOV videos to the program.

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Step 2. Click “Format” bar to select “Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)”, or “Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)” as the output format for iMovie and Final Cut Pro.

Tip: Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. If you would like to use default settings, simply skip this step.

Step 3. At last, click the “Convert” button to convert Zoom Q2n video to FCPX/ iMovie supported formats. Once finished, you can click “Open” button to locate the converted files, then import the converted Zoom Q2n to FCPX/ iMovie for editing without limitation.

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