My family went hiking together last week, we played happily, on the climbing journey, I use my Canon EOS C200 shoot some beautiful scenery videos, to share with my friends, I want to merge some cilps into big one and via better effect, so I need to edit them in FCP X. However, after I importing 4K MP4 videos into FCP X, I found I can’t edit at all. I don’t know why? Who can tell me and teach me how to smoothly edit Canon 4K MP4 in Final Cut Pro? Thanks!
The EOS C200 Digital Cinema Camera is a “ready-to-go” production camera that comes with a built-in electronic viewfinder and an array of accessories including a 4-inch touch screen LCD monitor, a versatile handle and ergonomic handgrip. It is able to shoot up to 60 frames per second (fps) in 4K or 120fps in HD. It shoots in Cinema RAW Light, MP4 and MP4 proxy. After recording, here comes the essential problem: how can we import Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 videos into Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) for further editing without rendering? Read on to get some tricks & tips.
Apple claims that Final Cut Pro supports most commonly-used video codecs, including MPEG-4, DV, H.264, MPEG-2, AIC and AVCHD. However, users may find that C200 videos are grayed out when they are prepared to be linked into Final Cut Pro. The reason why you can’t import Canon EOS C200 MP4 files to Final Cut Pro can be various, the following part will illustrate them one by one.
1: Final Cut Pro can not import Cinema RAW Light files moved from the folder structure.
2: Final Cut Pro hardly supports 4K MP4 footage recorded in 60p.
To successfully open Canon EOS C200 4K UHD/HD MP4 or MP4(Proxy) files in Final Cut Pro without any limitation, you’d better convert MP4 to Final Cut Pro compatible codec-Apple ProRes . Here Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is highly recommended to you which is one of the best apps online to help you transocde MP4 to ProRes 422/4444 for Final Cut Pro or other formats like AIC (iMovie and Final Cut Express), DNxHD (Avid Media Composer), MPEG-2 (Premiere Pro and Vegas Pro) for editing, as well as some common formats including M4V, MP4, MOV for playing on iPhone X, Galaxy S9, etc to meet your different needs. Now download the software on Mac and follow the below guide to start Canon EOS C200 video to FCP X/7/6 conversion.
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How to transcode Canon EOS C200 MP4 to Apple ProRes codec
Step 1. Load Original $K MP4 videos
Download, install and run the Canon Video Converter and import your 4K footage from Canon EOS C200 to the best MP4 to FCP X Converter by clicking “Add files” button.
Step 2. Select ProRes Profile
Click “Format” bar and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov). It’s the best format for editing Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 files in FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6.
Tips: You can click “Settings” button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution ,bitrate, framerate, channel and so on. For getting 4K ProRes videos, please select original resolution as output. Here, you can edit your Canon C200 videos via this program too.
Step 3. Start Video Conversion
Hit “Convert” button to start converting Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac OS X immediately. Once the conversion completes, you can go to “Open” panel to get the generated MOV files for Final Cut Pro editing easily.