The Way Importing/Loading Canon EOS 7D videos to Final Cut Pro (X) flawlessly
Besides Canon 5D Mark III, the EOS 7D is also one of the hottest DSLRs which is great for us to take high quality images and record vivid full HD videos. If you have got the Canon 7D and often use it to record 1080P video, you may have the need to edit EOS 7D h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro on Mac, but FCP best native supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP doesn't support Canon EOS 7D footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly.
So how to import Canon EOS 7D footages into Final Cut Pro for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? Since the FCP native format is ProRes, the best method to solve these problems is to convert EOS 7D MOV footage to Apple ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac(currently on sale), a top Mac Canon EOS Video Converter. It supports transcoding all Canon EOS 7D MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import the Canon h.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.
How to Convert/Import Canon EOS 7D videos to Final Cut Pro For Smoothly Editing On Mac
Step 1: Free Download and install Canon H.264 MOV Converter to your Mac. It’s excellent Canon video converter which can convert nearly all canon cameras' videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.
Step 2: Run this canon MOV to FCP converter, import canon recorded videos to the converter.
Step 3: click format bar to choose output format for use in FCP 6/7 or FCP X. click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
Step 4: Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Canon EOS 7D H.264 MOV to FCP Apple ProRes.
Some more helpful features of the app:
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate（from 1Mbps to 20Mbps）, frame rate (24p/30p)
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
After converting the Canon DSLR MOV video to ProRes format, you can easily Log and Transfer or import Canon EOS 7D h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X for editing smoothly on Mac.