How to import 4K MXF from Canon XC10 to FCP X for editing?

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How to import 4K MXF from Canon XC10 to FCP X for editing?

October 24, 2015 Final Cut Pro X 0
Edit Canon XC10 4K MXF in FCP X

Hello, Can someone recommend me Canon XC10 4K MXF converter for me to convert my Canon XC10 4K MXF video to FCP X best editing format. My dad bought me the latest camera Canon XC10 for me, and I like it very much. This summer holiday, I take it with my best friends to go travel everywhere. Now I want to load my Canon XC10 4K MXF files into FCP X for further editing, but I know FCP X best editable format is Apple ProRes, how can I transcode my 4K MXF footage to ProRes on Mac?

Canon has released the new XC10, designed for handheld operation and portability which instantly caught our attention. It support 4K video recording and with a 4224 x 3164 total resolution, it is able to capture video at up to 3840 x 2160 and 4:3 photos in up to 12-megapixels (4000 x 3000). Canon XC10 Video is recorded with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression and packed in the widely supported MXF wrapper. MXF is a “container” or “wrapper” format which supports a number of different streams of coded “essence”, many taken out of video formats from cameras are both MXF files.

With more and more cameras use the MXF format, many people want to know how to use Canon XC10 4K MXF files in FCP X? As we know, MXF is much difficult for many editing software recognize and support, directly importing your Canon XC10 4K MXF into FCP X is nearly impossible without any problem. For those who need to edit Canon XC10 4K MXF footage in FCP X and don’t know how to solve the problem, here, Arock MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended for you to convert MXF to FCP X with best supported format. With the Canon XC10 MXF video converter, you can convert your 4K MXF files to Apple ProRes codec. In this way, you can find a fast and fluid workflow between FCP X and Canon XC10 4K Camcorder. Please read on to learn how to import Canon XC10 4K MXF video in FCP X.

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Guide on how to encode Canon XC10 4K MXF footage to ProRes for FCP X

Step1: Add 4K MXF videos
Run the best 4K video converter, then click “Add files” button to upload your Canon XC10 4K MXF recordings.

Canon XC10 to FCP X-Edit Canon XC10 4K MXF files with FCP X

Step2: Select best output format
Click “Format” bar to choose “Final Cut Pro” category, then choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. If you like, you can choose “Apple ProRes 4444 (*mov)” as target format.

Convert Canon XC10 4K MXF for FCP X

Tips: If you want your Canon XC10 4K MXF video represented to a grayed effect, you can click “Editing” button to choose “Effect” option, then click the “Gray” to see the effect, if you satisfied with it, click “OK” to complete.

Step3: Start the 4K MPEG-4 to ProRes conversion
Tap the “Convert” button to start converting with the powerful converter. After a few time, the conversion will be finished soon. Just click “Open” to get the generated 4K files and import them into FCP X for further editing.

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