Hi, friends! I am an amateur photographer, once have spare time, I like shooting everywhere. Previous stage, I use my new Canon EOS-1D C camera to shoot lots of beautiful 4K videos in my hometown Roma. Recently, I want to edit Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV in FCP to make a home tourism promotional video. However, get Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV footage to FCP 7 is difficult for me, I can’t import my 4K MOV videos into FCP 7 for editing. Is Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV files directly compatible with FCP 7? What can I do now?
Hot news! Canon has released a high-end SLR camera Canon EOS 1D-C which with 18.1 million effective pixels full frame CMOS sensor. It can record 4K MOV video, the resolution can reach up to 4096×2160(24 fps) while using 4: 2: 2 sampling ratio and 8bit color bit depth. This set which bring you a large enough space for the latter part of the tone when you edit your 4K MOV in nonlinear editing programs like FCP 7 and FCP 6, Sony Vegas Pro, Premiere Pro. Besides, it also support record 1080P Full HD videos, which can leave more room to maneuver for the post-production, and due to the powerful feature it can be well integrated into the existing film production system.
Many photographers especially people who working in the film company often need to edit their 4k MOV video in FCP 7 or FCP 6 on Mac, However, 4K MOV format is a long GOP format which is highly compressed and is not widely supported by editing software, including Apple Final Cut Pro. So they only through other means to import their Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV recordings into FCP for further editing. The best way is by using third-party software to transcode 4K MOV to FCP with editable format. Here, Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. According to Apple’s official website, Native editing support for Apple ProRes Codec format, so you need to convert your Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV files to ProRes on Mac by this 4K video converter, you won’t face any problems. Just follow below guide on how to convert 4K recordings on Mac, please read on!
Free download the 4K video converter for FCP on Mac
How to convert Canon EOS 1D C video to ProRes video on Mac?
Step1: Install and lunch the Canon Video Converter, drag your 4K MOV videos to the 4K video converter. You also can click “add files” to import files.
Step2: Click the Format bar, move to “Final Cut Pro” catalogue, and select “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as target format. If you like you can choose other ProRes format for outputting.
Tips: If you want to get 3D video, you can click the “Edit” icon on the tool bar of 4K Video Converter main interface to add 3D effects onto selected file.
Step3: Tap the “Convert” button to start the Canon EOS 1D-C 4K MOV to ProRes for FCP conversion on Mac OS X.
Step4: Once the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” to find the converted files and then import them into FCP for further editing.