Trancode Canon EOS 5D mov to Apple ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro editing
Canon EOS 50D is a high-end DSLR camera to take photos and record HD videos. It’s wonderful for users to take high quality images when they go travel or commute. You may have got this canon camera, do you often use its recording function? Now canon EOS 50D supports MOV 1080P recording, you can take vivid videos in holidays, weekends, etc. Sometimes you may need to edit the recorded Canon mov videos in Final Cut Pro on Mac before sharing with others. But, as we know, canon recorded videos are in H.264 MOV format, the H.264 codec is not good for FCP editing, it takes long time to render, and you can’t edit the H.264 videos smoothly in Final Cut Pro.
How to import and edit canon EOS 50D videos in FCP smoothly? The best way is to transcode Canon EOS 50D H.264 MOV footages to Apple ProRes 422 codec encoded MOV format, as it's best supported by FCP. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out [b]Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac(currently on sale), a top Mac Canon EOS Video Converter. It supports transcoding all Canon recorded 1080p 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.
Convert/Import Canon EOS 5OD videos to Final Cut Pro for editing flawlessly on Mac
1. Free Download and run the best Mac Canon h.264 MOV Converter for FCP (X) and drag Canon EOS 50D footages to the software. 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
Tip: If you have multiple MOV files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to join your MOV files into one single file.
2. click format bar to choose output format for use in FCP 6/7 for FCP X. click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
3. Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Canon H.264 MOV to FCP Apple ProRes on Mac.
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.
So there you have it. Pretty simple. After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to log and transfer or import/edit Canon EOS 50D h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X under Mac without problems.