Import video from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to Final Cut Pro X

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Import video from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to Final Cut Pro X

December 15, 2015 Final Cut Pro X 0
Import MXF from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to Final Cut Pro X

Get no clue about how to play and edit Canon EOS C100 Mark II MTS and MP4 files in Final Cut Pro X on your Mac computer? Although there are many professional video editing and playback tips and instructions about this new camcorder, however, we are far from experts on  MTS and MP4 file format and we’re more prone to find a simple solution to address all our issues about this camcorder. In this article, there will be a best and simple method for you to import MTS/MP4 from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to Final Cut Pro X editing. Please read on!

The Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF is Canon’s updated version of the C100 designed for event videographers, documentarians, and independent filmmakers. The C100 Mark II supports recording in 1920 x 1080p recording, at multiple frame rates, and also supports 720p and 640 x 360 frame sizes. The Mark II also adds a variety of upgraded features including face detection AF, MP4 recording, additional frame rates when recording in AVCHD and slow & fast motion options when recording in MP4.

On the camera forum, we often see some users complain that they meet some problems when they want to edit Canon EOS C100 Mark II 1080P MTS or MP4 footage in Final Cut Pro X, after Google it, we finally found the reason. FCP X doesn’t support well the Full HD videos from Canon EOS C100 Mark II. So it makes sense that we can’t load footage to FCP X for editing directly. As far as we know, the most compatible video codec for FCP X is Apple ProRes. So, in order to edit C100 Mark II footage in FCP X smoothly, you’d better transcode MTS/MP4 files to ProRes codec with a Canon Video Converter. Acrok HD Video Converter is highly recommended for you so that you can easily convert all your MTS/MP4 footage from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to ProRes for best editing in FCP X. Besides that, the MXF to FCP X Converter also has the ability to export MXF to other professional editing codec such as AIC for iMovie or Premiere Pro preset formats to ensure a directly file importing or convert Canon EOS C100 Mark II to common format for playback on media players and portable devices.

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Guide: How to import Canon EOS C100 Mark II video into FCP X for editing?

Step1: Lunch and run the best HD video to ProRes Converter, then click “Add files” to load your recorded Canon EOS C100 Mark II MTS or MP4 footage to the program.

Import MTS or MP4 from Canon EOS C100 Mark II to Final Cut Pro X

Step2: Click “Format” bar to choose the format for output. Here I recommend you choose “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple Prores 422 (*.mov)” as the target format.

Edit Canon EOS C100 Mark II MXF video in FCP X

Tips: If you want to add some necessary subtitle to your videos, you can click “Edit” >”Subtitle” to add everything words as you need. Besides, you can also click “Setting” to reset some Parameters as you want to meet your needs.

Step3: After you have finished above steps, just click “Convert” to start converting Canon EOS C100 Mark II recordings to ProRes for FCP X. Just a cup of tea time, you can get the generated video by clicking “Open” button, and then you can import them into Final Cut Pro X for better editing.

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