Import Canon FS series camcorder MOD to FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid

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Import Canon FS series camcorder MOD to FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid

Postby Vincent121 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:21 am

Import Canon FS series camcorder MOD to FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid

Summary: In this article I will share best way to convert Canon FS series MOD to FCP, FCP X, FCE compatible format with Pavtube Canon MOD to FCP Converter for Mac.

"I've been given lots of MOD (and MOI) files to edit. I realise I need to convert these files before I can import them into FCP. The question is what compression should I use? h.264, Apple DV PAL, the list is endless. The end result will be exported for the web. If it helps, the footage was recorded on a Canon FS-200."


If you have many .mod files at hand, you may have questions like shown above. Maybe it's from internet or recorded by some camcorders like Canon FS series. The Canon FS series camcorder is among the most affordable ways to get stunning video in a light, compact and very user-friendly package.

You are probably like to edit them in Final Cut. However, original Canon MOD videos can't be imported to Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express.

To import Canon camcorder recorded mod to Final Cut, you will need to get a Canon FS MOD to Final Cut converter, which enables you to convert and import mod file into FCP/FCE/FCP X on Mac swiftly. With the help of MOD Final Cut Converter, you could convert Canon mod to final cut supported video format, like Apple ProRes MOV.

Now please follow the steps to transcode Canon FS series MOD to FCP, FCP X, FCE compatible format on Mac

1.Download Pavtube Mac MOD to FCP Converter, it's an professional MOD converter on Mac which can convert Canon A57 MOD files to different formats.


2.Install and launch this Canon MOD Converter. Import the 1080p footages to the converter.

3.Click format bar to choose output format, you can click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).


4.If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need.


5.Click convert button to start the Canon MOD to ProRes 422 conversion.

After converting, you just need to import converted videos to Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X or Final Cut Express, and then you can edit the recorded footages without rendering.

Import Workflow - How to import videos to FCP X

Launch Final Cut Pro/Final Cut Pro X on your Mac and you can see the layout of the Final Cut Pro Interface. From under the File command at the top of the interface, select "Import" and "Files". Then select one converted file from the Choose a File window and press the "Choose" button to choose this file. So that, you could easy import movies into Final Cut Pro or Final Cut Pro 7 for editing.
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