How to import Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 videos to FCP for editing on Mac?

Canon released the EOS C100 Mark II digital video camera. Features MP4 and AVCHD 1080/60p Recording, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face-Detection Autofocus (AF), Redesigned Viewfinder and OLED Panel, Built-In Canon Log Look-Up Table, and Wireless File Transfer. In addition to improved RGB video processing, the camera’s dual codec capability supports simultaneous AVCHD and MP4 recording, including 59.94P capture along with slow and fast motion recording. Indeed, it’s not a 4K camera, but for sure a it’s more refined and matured version of its predecessor.

As a Canon “C” camera user, you may need to edit the recorded footage via some editing software, such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Express, etc. But C100 Mark II’s MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression video isn’t a good codec for editing. How to deal with this problem? aPubsoft Video Converter can give you a hand. With this video conversion software, you can transcode Canon EOS C100 Mark II recordings to any video format as you needs. If you are Final Cut Pro user, just keep reading.

However, due to different reasons, people sometimes may encounter incompatibility issues one or another while importing and editing Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 footage in Final Cut Pro. In this situation, we would recommend converting Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 video to ProRes 422 .mov format, Final Cut Pro’s favorite editing codec, which FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6)can recognize and handle well. The aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which working beautifully as a Canon C100 Mark II Video Converter for Final Cut Pro.

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How to convert Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP?

Step 1. Install and run the aPubsoft Video Converter for Mac as the Mac Canon C100 Mark II Video Converter, you can click “Add Video” button (or “Add From Folder”) to load Canon C100 Mark II source AVCHD/MP4 footage.

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Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format here. If you are other editing software user, you can go to “Editing Software” category to choose the right profile.

Convert Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes MOV for FCP

Tip: You can click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Canon EOS C100 Mark II AVCHD or MP4 video to ProRes MOV for editing in FCP on Mac without quality loss.

After the Canon C100 Mark II Video to ProRes conversion task is finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the outputted footage and then export the encoded ProRes .mov files into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 to do further editing on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierran and El Capitan included) flawlessly.

Launch Final Cut Pro, choose File >> Import >> Files…, and browse to where you save the converted Canon C100 Mark II clips to. Choose the videos that you’d like to add.

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