Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is the newest DSLR from Canon, it is loved by many fans, have you bought Canon 5D Mark IV as your new camera? In this article we will share the best workflow to edit Canon 5D4 recorded videos with FCP X in Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.
Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X editing question
“Hi there, have you encountered Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X editing issue? I have recorded some full HD videos with Canon 5D4 which I bought last week, now I need to import these videos into final cut Pro X for editing, when I load videos from Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X, I found Canon 5D4 videos can’t be handled by final cut Pro X smoothly, and my friend recommend me to convert Canon 5D4 files to Apple ProRes 422 codec, can you give some suggestion for me? Thank you for your help.”
Canon 5D Mark IV is a hot DSLR camera on the market, more and more users have bought this new DSLR to take photos and record high quality videos, if you need high quality photos and videos, Canon 5D Mark IV is your best choice, this new DSLR can offer the high quality of photos and videos you need.
Some users have used Canon 5D Mark IV and recorded some full HD videos, but when they want to import recorded files from Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X for editing on Mac, they got importing and editing problems, they find the final cut Pro X can’t support Canon 5D4 recorded videos natively, what’s the reason? It is because Canon 5D4 recorded videos are not in FCP X native supported codec. From Apple Final Cut Pro X product page you will find the information that final cut Pro X native supported codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec, only with this video codec can you edit videos with final cut Pro X natively, so if you want to edit Canon 5D Mark IV files with FCP X, you will need to convert videos from Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert videos Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X Apple ProRes 422, it is the best Apple ProRes 422 converter on the market, it can convert HD videos to FCP X Apple ProRes 422 codec for editing natively, besides Apple ProRes codec, it can also output Apple ProRes 4444 codec, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, AIC codec for iMovie, etc. you can use this program to convert nearly all the HD videos, such as MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPG, MTS, etc. now you can get this Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X converter from the link, and follow the steps below to convert videos from Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.
Step 1. Download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac software from the link, install this program on your Mac. This program also has Windows version, so it will help you to convert Canon 5D Mark IV videos to other formats on Mac and Windows.
Step 2. Run this Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X converter, click “Add Files” button on the top left corner to import Canon 5D4 recorded videos, or you can directly drag and drop videos into this Canon video converter. This program can convert H.264 videos to Apple ProRes, convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422, convert MXF files to Apple ProRes, etc.
Step 3. Select output format you need. There are many optimized formats in this Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X converter, you can choose output format according to your need, to convert Canon 5D Mark IV videos to FCP X Apple ProRes 422, just select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is the native supported format of final cut Pro X.
Step 4. Adjust output settings. This Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X converter has easy-to-use customization feature, after you select the output format, you can click Settings button on the main interface to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. if you don’t need to adjust you can skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Canon 5D Mark IV to FCP X Apple ProRes conversion.
When your videos are converted to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec MOV format, you can import converted videos into FCP X, and now you can edit Canon 5D Mark 4 videos with FCP X natively, and you don’t need to render anymore.
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