Convert Canon XA30 MP4/MTS to FCP X ProRes MOV on Mac

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Convert Canon XA30 MP4/MTS to FCP X ProRes MOV on Mac

January 10, 2016 Final Cut Pro X 0
Canon XA30 FCP

Faced on “FCP X won’t import to MTS/MP4 footage from Canon XA30 well” or “Can’t edit XA30 MP4/MTS footage directly in FCP X”, there is no other solution but to convert the incompatiable MTS/MP4 format to FCP X best supported format Apple ProRes with best Acrok HD Video Converter. In this article you will learn specific steps on how to convert and transfer Canon XA30 MP4/MTS to FCP X.

The XA30 features a new 1/2.84-inch HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor that captures approximately 2136×1362 pixels. The XA30 offers multiple recording modes, resolutions, and frames rates, giving you the ability to adapt to a variety of workflows and applications. It can record in Full HD 1920×1080 resolution up to 59.94p in both AVCHD and MP4 recording codecs, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously to dual SD cards.

Edit Canon XA30 MP4/MTS files with FCP X

As one of the most popular non-linear editing systems, FCP X allows for film editing, uncompressed standard definition (SD) video and high definition (HD) editing and finishing. Most people may wonder to know why they can’t import Canon XA30 MP4/MTS Video in FCP X. In fact, the reason is very simple, currently, the best supported format for FCP X is Apple ProRes, Canon XA30 MP4/MTS is not recognized by FCP X, so if you transfer MP4/MTS files into FCP X for editing, you may feel anxious about the codec error.

To get the work done,¬†Acrok HD Video converter¬†for Mac will give you a big hand. It provides the optimized video profiles for FCP X so you don’t need to be bothered by the incompatibility issue. With the MTS/MP4 to FCP X Converter, you can convert Canon XA30 footage to Apple ProRes for best conversion process on Mac. In addition to, the Canon Video Converter is one of the best apps online to help you transocde Canon XA30 video to FCP X or other formats for editing program like AIC (iMovie), DNxHD (Avid Media Composer), MPEG-2 (Adobe Premiere Pro) for editing.

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Guide: How to convert Canon XA30 MP4/MTS to ProRes for FCP X?

Step 1: Load MP4/MTS footage from Canon XA30 into the Canon Video Converter
Run the MP4 to FCP X converter for Mac, and click “Add Files” to import Canon XA30 MP4/MTS footage into the program.

Convert Canon XA30 MP4/MTS to FCP X ProRes MOV on Mac

Step 2: Choose FCP X best supported format
To pick a proper output, you’ll need to know formats compatible with FCP X first. Converting to Apple ProRes- highly compatible with FCP X will be great. Here you can click the format bar to Select “Editing Software” > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as the best output format.

Canon XA30 FCP X - Edit XA30 MP4/MTS in FCP X

Step 3: Convert Canon XA30 video to ProRes
When back to the main interface, click “Convert” in bottom right screen to start transcoding MTS/MP4 files to FCP X conversion for free importing and editing by FCP X.

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