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Importing Canon XC15 4K to DaVinci Resolve on Mac

Importing Canon XC15 4K to DaVinci Resolve on Mac

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Canon has added a 4K camcorder to its range, launching the compact XC15 which can also record still images. A successor to the Canon XC10, Canon says the new camcorder is ideal as a ‘B’ or ‘C’ camera for film productions and offers faster AF and a 24p frame rate. The new Canon camera can record UHD (3840 x 2160) 4K footage at 25p or 24p to an internal CFast 2.0 card at up to 305Mbps, or Full HD to an SD card at up to 50Mbps. The Canon XC15 also allows users to extract 8.29-megapixel still images when used in 4K (UHD) recording mode. (you can read top 10 best 4K video cameras review

So if you have recorded some 4K videos like XF-AVC MXF format from the new Canon XC15, you may want to import them into editor like DaVinci Resolve. But some users asked “why i can’t import my Canon XC15 4k footages to DaVinci Resolve? How to solve that?” 

In this case, how can we solve Canon XC15 4K MXF videos to Avid Media Composer issue? In fact, a professional third party program will solve the trouble perfectly. Here Pavtube Video Converter is highly recommended that can help you transcode Canon XC10 4K to DaVinci Resolve more editable codec and format. Besides, this software can also transcode Canon XC15 4K files for editing in FCP XAdobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer etc NLEs. If you are running on PC, please get Pavtube HD Video Converter Download it now and follow the steps to convert your Canon XC15 4K to DaVinci Resolve for editing. 


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Guide on How to make Canon XC15 4K video reable by Davinci Resolve 

Step 1: Load source Canon XC15 4K videos 

Launch the 4K converter, and you may either click “Add video” button to import Canon XC15 4K files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program. If you’d like to combine multiple Canon XC15 4K files to be a single file, you can tick the checkbox “Merge into one file”. 


Step 2: Select Resolve 9/10/11/12 readable format 

Click the “Format” to select output format. Choose “Avid Media Compose > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as the output format. If you want to edit Canon XC15 4K in Avid Media Composer, you can also choose this format. 


Tip: Before conversion, you can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc for DaVinci Resolve. 

Step 3: Converting Canon XC15 4K video files to Davinci Resolve 

After all the necessary setting have been done, click the “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding Canon XC15 4K to DNxHD .mov. Finally, launch Davinci Resolve. Find the file in the Library panel, and then double click your clip or Right-click and select “Add into Media Pool.” Now the clip is added to your Media Pool. You can also import entire directors or a range of clips into the Media Pool. 

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