If you see black clips after importing into Final Cut Pro X 10.3.4

Learn what to do if video clips recorded with some iOS devices running iOS 11 don’t appear as expected in Final Cut Pro X 10.3.4.

If you recorded video using an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro (10.5-inch) , or iPad Pro (12.9-inch, 2nd generation) with iOS 11, and then try to import the video into Final Cut Pro X 10.3.4:

  • Clips might appear black in the Import window.
  • Clips might appear to be successfully importing in the Background Tasks window.
  • A camera icon  might appear on the bottom-left corner of a black clip after attempting to import it into an Event.

Update to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 and reimport the media.

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