Canon C500 to FCP-Convert Canon C500 MXF to Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7
Summary: If you have problems when importing Canon C500 MXF to Final Cut Pro (X) on Mac Mopuntain Lion, please follow this post below to know how to import Canon C500 mxf footage to Final Cut Pro X editing without rendering.
Canon EOS C500 offers a Super 35mm, 8.85-megapixel CMOS image sensor, our DIGIC DV III Image Processor and an expansive range of recording and output options specifically for 4K, 2K and HD image acquisition. It is available with either PL- or EF- mount options.
For 4K and 2K recording, uncompressed output is delivered to external recording systems via built-in dual 3G SDI ports. Dual HD-SDI monitor outputs support external live monitoring. Simultaneously, HD content can be written to dual onboard CF cards to provide proxy video for offline NLE systems. You may have got Canon C500 and use it to record many MXF videos, you may find it is difficult to use canon C500 MXF files when you want to edit C500 MXF in Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
As we know, MXF format is not a common video format like AVI, MKV, MP4, and it is not supported by many editing software like FCP X and iMovie on Mac, or Premiere on Windows. Below is a guide for you to convert C500 MXF to FCP X with Apple ProRes 422 codec, then you can edit C500 MXF in FCP X smoothly.
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Step 1. Run Pavtube Canon C500 Mac MXF Converter for FCP X, click "Add Video" button to load your source MXF clips or drag and drop the C500 MXF files to the converter. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2. Click "format" bar to choose output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it's the best format for editing Canon C500 MXF in Final Cut Pro X, so you just need to convert MXF to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.
Step 3. Adjust video and audio parameters. (Optional)
Click "Settings" button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you'd better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4. When above steps finished, you can click "Convert" button to start transcode Canon C500 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X with a super fast speed. with the excellent C500 MXF to FCP X converter, you can deal Canon C500 MXF files on Mac with best video and audio quality as you want.
There's a guide about import videos to Final Cut Pro on Pavtube website, you can see it.
Besides, You can follow the "MXF to Mac column or Final Cut Pro column on Pavtube official website.
1. Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac can also help you convert Canon EOS C500 MXF files to Mac Compatible Formats like ProRes 422(*.mov), Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov), Avid DNxHD, XDCAM MOV, HDV, DVCPRO, MOV(AVC), h.264 MOV for editing software FCP (X), iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Kendlive, etc or convert to other common formats such as MP4, WMV, MPG, MPEG, 3GP, AVI, and even H.264 MOV for other usages. Only need to change the "step 2":
- choose "Avid DNxHD (*.mov)" for Avid Media Composer
- choose "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" for iMovie or Final Cut Express
- choose "MOV (AVC) (*.mov)" for Adobe Premiere Pro
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