Import/Load 5D Mark II recordings to FCP X for editing flawlessly on Mac
Nowadays more and more people buy high-end cameras to take photos and record HD videos, Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a good choice。It’s wonderful for users to take high quality images when they go travel or commute. Since the Canon DLSR supports h.264 mov 1080p recording, you may have used it to take lots of vivid videos. Meanwhile, you may need to edit the recorded Canon videos in Final Cut Pro X on Mac for some use. But, as we know, canon recorded videos are in H.264 MOV format, the H.264 codec is not good for FCP X editing, it takes long time to render, and you can’t edit the 5D Mark III H.264 videos smoothly in FCP X.
So how to import Canon 5D Mark II video into Final Cut Pro X without crashing problem and avoid rendering? If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Canon h.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding Canon 5DM2 1080p MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import the converted ProRes 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 Canon 5D Mark II H.264 mov to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X smoothly editing on Mac.
1. Free Download and run the best Mac Canon EOS Video Converter for FCP (X) and drag Canon EOS 5D Mark II H.264 MOV files to the software.
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 X. click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
3. Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Canon MOV to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro 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 5D h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro X under Mac without problems.