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Import Canon EOS M5 video to FCP X on Mac

Import Canon EOS M5 video to FCP X on Mac

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Still photography is only half of the equation on any modern camera, and video is unfortunately the biggest thing holding the Canon EOS M5 back. Canon has gone to great lengths to make shooting video as easy as possible on this camera, but at the end of the day, it fails to live up to the standards set by Sony and Panasonic, which are putting 4K into their cameras, among other features (the M5 support Full HD 1080 at 60p). It record HD MP4 video.

While, FCP Xprefer MPEG-4 and H.264 codecs instead of others. If your Canon EOS M5 MP4 files are not compatible with FCP X, it’s probably because of the different codec in a number of Canon EOS M5 MP4 files as Final Cut Pro X (even the latest version 10.3) might not support all of these codecs. Thus, there are many video, audio codec problems while importing Canon EOS M5 MP4 video into FCP X for editing. Plus, even the Final Cut program can ingest your Canon EOS M5 MP4 files directly, it takes a long time for rendering. The best method to avoid those problems and save time is to convert Canon EOS M5 MP4 to a more editing-friendly format, such as FCP X’s Prores MOV (the most compatible video format for PP).

Get Best Canon EOS M5 Video Converter for FCP X

With Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, you can effortlessly transcode Canon EOS M5 MP4 files to FCP X best supported Apple ProRes codec with no quality loss, and then you can load the footages to Final Cut Pro X for editing as you want. This MP4 to FCP X converter has many preset codec/formats for output, such as Apple ProRes 422/4444/LT/HQ codec.

Besides, the converter also can convert Canon EOS M5 video files to more editing tools with professional codec, like AIC for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, etc. What’s more, the built-in video editor allows you to modify your Canon EOS M5 video videos by trimming, flipping, adjusting video effects and more. Below is the step-by-step tutorial on how to make Canon EOS M5 video compatible with FCP X.

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Guide: Convert Canon EOS M5 video to FCP X editable format on Mac

Step 1: Add Canon EOS M5 MP4 videos

Install the Canon EOS M5 MP4 to Final Cut Pro X converter program on Mac and run it. Drag the .mp4 clips to the software. Or you can also click “Add video” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.

Step 2: Choose FCP X compatible format

Go to “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

Tips: Adjust video, audio settings

Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.

Step 3: Start Canon EOS M5 video to ProRes conversion

Click the “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding Canon EOS M5 MP4 files for FCP X. It does Canon EOS M5 MP4 to FCP X video conversion like a charm and the output files will maximally preserve the quality of your original Canon EOS M5 MP4 clips. After conversion, you can import converted MP4 clips into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 to create the end results that you want.

Additional Tips:

If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don’t forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.

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