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Transcoding Nikon D7200 MOV to ProRes for Editing in FCP X/7/6

Summary: In this tutorial, you will learn how to convert Nikon D7200 video files to Final Cut Pro for flawless editing without problems on Mac OS X.

The Nikon D7200 is a worthy successor to the D7100, which is a high performance, compact DSLR camera with high resolution photo and Full HD video capability. If you are a Nikon D7200 user, you would have the problems to import the D7200 Full HD videos to Final Cut Pro. The unexpected crash, unsupported file format, no audio, etc issues happened. Then, how to edit Nikon D7200 MOV in FCP without problems?

To get Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 working beautifully with D7200 video files, the best method is to transcode Nikon D7200 MOV, a highly compressed format to a video that FCP natively supports. The following guide will guide you how to convert Nikon D7200 .mov to FCP favored file type- Apple ProRes under Mac OS X(Yosemite).

How to Convert Nikon D7200 MOV to work in Final Cut Pro

The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac which can encode Nikon H.264 MOV to FCP native format ProRes without quality loss. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Nikon D7200 mov to ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro X/7/6, and it works well and converts flawlessly. Below is how.

Step 1: Launch the Nikon MOV to FCP Converter. Click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your files. If you would like to join your video files together, just select these files and check the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2: Click the Format bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get the Apple ProRes codecs, including ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444. Choose the proper one you want.

Tip: Output Video/Audio settings

Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3: Click the convert button on the main interface to start transcoding Nikon D7200 footages to ProRes for editing in FCP.

When the conversion is completed, click Open in the main interface and you will be led to the folder where you put the converted files. Drag and drop the ProRes .mov files to FCP timeline, and then you can edit your D7200 footages in FCP X/7 without any problem.

Additional Tips: If you want to make your Nikon D7200 MOV files editable in iMovie, FCE, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, etc. the Nikon MOV Converter Mac will also be a great choice for you. Choose a proper output format like “iMovie and Final Cut Express-Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” for iMovie in the second step.

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Import Sony HDR-CX405 1080/60p MTS to FCP 7/X, iMovie Natively Editing

Did you encounter any program when try to edit Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 AVCHD videos on Mac FCP 7, FCP X, or iMovie? This is a tutorial which tells you how to import HD camcorder videos to FCP/iMovie for editing on Mac OS X.

Sony Handycam HDR-CX405

With the Handycam HDR-CX405, Sony’s aim is to use technology to help make a camera that makes creativity and real-world movie making easy. The image quality is great even in dim conditions as the image sensor is a Back Illuminated 1/5.8 type (3.1mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor. This type has twice the sensitivity of a standard sensor type for better low light performance. Fantastic movies are the result when used with the camera’s BIONZ X processor which is capable of producing extra smooth footage at XAVC S bit rate of 50Mbps (or AVCHD). You can easily view your movies and stills on the 2.7-inch (6.7cm) Clear Photo LCD monitor which has 230,400 dots and 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.

Well, AVCHD is a great format for playing but not a comfortable format for editing with Mac(Almost Mac tools are designed to support MOV format). And as far as I know 1080 60p AVCHD Progressive is a nonstandard format, iMovie won’t support it natively, and we can not successfully transfer AVCHD footages on 1080 60p/50p format to Final Cut Pro is limited by the FCP itself.. To bring MTS clips Sony CX405/B Handycam into iMovie for further editing without error again, we advice you to reformat AVCHD to a compatible format, such as iMovie's Apple Intermediate Codec, FCP's ProRes Codec, before importing and editing.

I have been using the professional Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to encode my Sony HDR-CX405 AVCHD .mts footage to AIC .mov with the best befitting settings. With this software, you can aslo effortlessly transcode MTS to Apple ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HD, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 4444 for FCP, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD .mov for Avid MC, etc., and it works well and converts flawlessly. Below is the detailed guide for you.

Step 1. Launch the software and click Add File icon to load your 1080p MTS file(s) to it.

Step 2. Click on the pull down menu of “Format” and select “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as the output format.

Choose ProRes as output format

This MTS to ProRes Converter offers optimized format presets for Final Cut Pro, “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)”, etc. Choose a one you need.

Step 3. Press the “Settings” icon to freely set video resolution, frame rate, bitrate, etc freely. Since you got 1080 60p AVCHD file, you need to change the frame rate to 30fps for easy editing in iMovie 8/9/11.

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to transcode AVCHD to mov with the best MTS to FCP/iMovie Converter.

When the conversion is over, you can click "open" to get the converted video. Then you can easily get Sony HDR-CX405/B footage to Final Cut Pro, iMovie for easier editing.

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Divx iMovie Editing Tips | Importing & working with DivX files with iMovie 11/10/09

A quick and easy solution to make your Divx video compatible with iMovie 11/09/08 with the maximum editing quality and efficiency on Mac OS X ( Yosemite ).

The regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec and the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD codec are two kinds of Divx codecs. And Divx defined profiles which are subsets of MPEG-4/AVI and H.264/Matroska standards and has three kinds of file extensions: .avi, .divx, .mkv. Divx files with the .avi, .divx file extensions are used on Mobile, Mobile Theater, Home Theater, HD720p, HD1080p, otherwise Divx with .mkv file extension is used on +HD 1080p.

You may want to import DivX to iMovie (iMovie 11) to edit the files. But iMovie has the video format limitation: for instant, Divx is not supported by iMovie.

To encode DivX to iMovie editing-friendly format- Apple InterMediate Codec, what video app should we have. More than one guys recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. I’ve download and tried the software yet. It helps me convert DivX to iMovie in Mac OS X (including Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, and 10.10 Yosemite) in only 3 steps. Besides, this software can also convert other formats like MKV, MP4, AVI, VOB, FLV, MTS, WMV, XviD, XAVC, XAVC S, etc. to iMovie supported video format without zero quality loss. Now just check out the steps below to finish the conversion task.

How to convert DivX movies for editing in iMovie (iMovie 11)

1. Add DivX files

Run the Mac Video Converter. Directly drag and drop the DivX video to the main display window of the program. To save your time, you can load multiple files at a time for this program supports batch conversion. You can also merge several files into one.

2. Select the output format

You can choose iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the output format. The output format is designed for iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08 specially.

Tip: Furthermore, you are provided some useful edit functions cropping, trimming, adding watermark, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files so that you can simplify your iMovie editing.

3. Start DivX to iMovie conversion on Mac

Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the DivX to iMovie Converter will start transcode DivX to AIC .mov for iMovie 08/09/11 on Mac.

After the conversion, click "Open" to locate the result videos and then launch iMovie, choose File > Import > Movies..., to import the converted DivX video into iMovie.

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Converting Canon T6s(760D) MP4 to ProRes for FCP 6/7/X

Summary: This tutorial will discuss: How to convert from Canon EOS 760D/T6s MP4 to ProRes, so it would be easy to import and edit footage from Canon EOS 760D/T6s in Final Cut Pro flawlessly.

Canon has been relatively cautious updating its Rebel DSLR line. The latest upgrade is the Canon Rebel T6s (760D). It features a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, up from 18MP and supports recording Full HD video in MP4 format. While, for the Canon T6s/760D footage with Final Cut Pro, ever met any trouble? If so, check out the page and found some tips for you to import and edit MP4 videos from Canon T6s(760D) in Final Cut Pro. It will give you some hints.

The Canon T6s(760D) outputs its files as .MP4 files (the container). Files are compressed using the h.264 codec. It is a final delivery codec, not one you want to use for editing. Therefore you may have problems when importing Canon 760D/T6s footage into Final Cut Pro. For smoothly editing Canon T6S MP4 in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7, you first need to convert Canon 760D/T6s MP4 to a more editing-friendly format, such a Final Cut Pro's ProRes.

To get the work done, a third-party converting tool is needed. Here Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. It's a professional and powerful high-quality Mac video converter and editor. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Canon 760D/T6s MP4 files to ProRes 422 encoded MOV for Final Cut Pro. Meanwhile, the Mac Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Avid, FCE, iMovie and Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.

Step-by-step guide on converting and importing Canon 760D/T6s video clips for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro

Step 1: Run Canon T6s MP4 converter Mac and load MP4 clips to it. You can import MP4 clips to the program through “Add Video” button or “Add from folder” button.

Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format.

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings: Video Codec, video size, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels for Final Cut Pro.

Step 3. Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner, this Mac video converter will start to transcode Canon T6s(760D) to ProRes for Final Cut Pro immediately. Once the conversion completes, directly import the converted Canon T6s(760D) files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6, and then you can play, edit them on Mac OS X freely.

Additional Tips: If you want to edit Cano 760D/T6s video in Avid MC, you just need to choose the “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output format in the second step; For iMovie, select “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”; For Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output.

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Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R and FCP 7/X-Convert Canon 5DS/5DSR MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MOV to Final Cut Pro X, FCP 7

In this article we will share the way to convert Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R recorded MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MOV files to supported format of Final Cut Pro X, FCP 7, and then you can import the converted videos to FCP for editing smoothly.

Canon has added to its EOS 5D range with the launch of two 50MP cameras, the 5DS and the 5DS R. Both cameras are high-resolution full frame models, primarily aimed at stills photographers. The only difference between the models is that the 'S' has an optical low-pass filter, while the 'S R' has a self-cancelling filter (the same relationship as Nikon's D800 and D800E models shared).

The two cameras will exist alongside the EOD 5D Mark III, acting as dedicated high-resolution cameras primarily intended for studio, landscape and wedding shoots, rather than the all-round capability offered by the existing model. The Mark III still trumps the S and S R in terms of maximum ISO and continuous shooting speed.

Canon EOS 5DS / SR key features

50MP CMOS sensor
5fps continuous shooting
ISO 100-6400 (Extends to 12,800)
61-point AF module with input from 150k pixel metering sensor
Dual Digic 6 processors
3.0" 1.04m dot LCD
CF & SD slots (UHS-I compatible)
1080/30p video
M-Raw and S-Raw down-sampled formats
30MP APS-H crop and 19.6MP APS-C crop modes
USB 3.0 interface

Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R use MOV format in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264. However, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec is not wise for editing. This article is written to help Canon 5DS/5DS R users to solve such kind of problems.

YES! We can record 1080P MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MOV with Canon EOS 5DS/5DS Rfootage easily. But we can’t import EOS 5DS/5DS R recordings into FCP 7/X for editing smoothly. Fortunately, the following article introduced a powerful Canon MOVVideo Converter for converting EOS 5DS/5DS R HD MOV to ProRes files for editing in Final Cut Pro 7/X.

Brorsoft Canon MOV Video Converter for Mac is the best Canon MOV Converter. With this powerful Canon 5DS/5DS R to FCP 7/X Converter, you can convert 1080P MOV to any video format on Mac. Apple ProRes MOV, AIC MOVand DNxHD MOV are included. If you want to upload your Canon 5DS/5DS R footage to YouTube for sharing, this HD Video Converter can help you do some work. Such as trim your EOS 5DS/5DS R videos, add effect onto Canon 5DS footage, etc. If you are iMovie and Premiere Pro users, this MOV conversion software can convert Canon 5DS/5DS R video to iMovie/Premiere Pro best editing video with fast speed.

Guide: Transcode Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R video to ProRes MOV for FCP X, Final Cut Pro 7

Step 1: Assume you’ve download and install the best MOV to ProRes Converter for FCP; run the program and you can import 5DS/5DS R recorded 1080p videos to it.
Tip: You can select the “Merge into one” box to merge multiple MOV files for easy editing in Final Cut Pro.

Step 2: To edit Canon MOV in Final Cut Pro smoothly, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Step 3: Hit Settings icon. In the Profile Settings window, you can adjust the video and audio parameters. If you have full HD 1080p videos, 1920*1080 video size, and 30fps(or 25fps for PAL) video frame rate is recommended.

Step 4: Click the Convert button to start converting 1080p H.264 footage to editable ProRes for FCP X/7 on Mac OS X.

Once it is completed you can quit the H.264 video converter for Mac and import EOS 5DS/5DS R MOV into FCP 7/X.

To import the transcoded files into Final Cut Pro 7, simply navigate to File > Import > Files and select the converted clips. There is no need “Log and Transfer” with typical camcorders.
To import the transcoded files into Final Cut Pro X, navigate to File > Import > Media and in the window that comes up, select your transcoded ProRes clips.

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Adobe After Effects:Convert Canon C300 MXF to WMV/MPG for After Effects CS5/CS6

This guide displays a way to convert MXF footage taken with Canon EOS C300 to WMV/MPG format, so as to use them in Adobe After Effects version CS6, CS5 fluently with lossless quality.

"I am working on a project shot on the Canon C300 and want to import into After Effects and I know that the Canon MXF Codec isn't supported in AE so what is best way to import the footage without losing quality?"

Adobe After Effects is fully compatible with .mxf video using AVC-Intra, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO HD codec's, it can also import XDCAM HD files in MXF format,but it can't support .mxf files in Canon XF codec. Canon EOS C300 is a popular professional HD camcorder. It adopts the industry-standard MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:2 Codec (Canon XF Codec, MXF). So, what's the solution ?

For my own opinion, the best way is to convert Canon C300 footage to After Effects CS6 compatible format, like MOV (AVC) or MPEG-2. In this case, we'll need to find out a professional MXF converter.

Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac (a professional Mac MXF to After Effects Converter tool) is the best choice for you. It can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, , iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. For Windows user, get Brorsoft MXF Converter.

Transcoding Canon C300 MXF video to Adobe After Effects:

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this Mac MXF Converter, just copy the MXF files from the CF cards right to your hard drive, import the files to the software.

Step 2. Choose output format. This video converter offers optimized format preset for After Effects. Just click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" to set MPEG format.

Step 3. You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon C300 .mxf to .mpg for importing to After Effects CS6 on Mac.

After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe After Effects CS6 and import the generated .mpg files. You will find the output video work perfectly on After Effects CS6 as well as for After Effects CC, CS5, CS4.

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Sony FDR-AX33 and FCP 7/X-Convert Sony AX33 XAVC-S files to ProRes MOV for FCP on Mac

If you”ve got a Sony camcorder like FDR-AX33, the XAVC-Sformat will not be an unfamiliar for you.The only problem usually occurred during the editing process. 4K XAVC S files still cannot fully supported by some video editors like FCP X, can’t ingest xavc s video from Sony FDR-AX33 directly. In this article, I will share the Sony FDR-AX33 to FCP X, Final Cut Pro 7 workflow with you.

Source From: Loading Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to FCP/Premiere Pro

To import FDR-AX33 XAVC S to FCP, and other video editing programs, a common solution suggested by most users is to convert XAVC S to a more compatible format. Would we have to transcode the XAVC S into another codec to be able to work in Final Cut Pro? As far as I know, XAVC S is not an ideal format for editing; you can’t directly import and edit Sony XAVC S clips in FCP on Mac OS X (10.10 Yosemite included).

To get rid of the issue, it will be better to transcode Sony XAVC S to a more "edit" friendly codec. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional Sony XAVC S Converter for Mac. It's able to convert XAVC S files from Sony FDR-AX33 to Apple ProRes for FCP, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro. With it, you may also encode XAVC S to FCE, Avid Media Composer and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing.

Guide of Converting Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S to FCP 7/X

Step 1: Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop the XAVC S files to the Mac XAVC S converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app. If you wanna combine Sony XAVC S files into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.

Step 2: Hit the "Format" bar and select proper output format.

For editing 4K XAVC S in Final Cut Pro 7/X, you can choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)";

Tip: This XAVC S converter also allows you to fix the frame rate, bitrate, sample rate, audio channel to your needs by clicking Settings icon.

Step 3: When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start XAVC S to ProRes conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

Once the conversion finished, you can import the converted Sony FDR-AX33 XAVC S file to Final Cut Pro 7, FCP X smoothly with superior speed once the post production process begins.

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Most Efficient Way to Edit Blackmagic 4K in Final Cut Pro 7

Can we downscale Blackmagic 4K to 1080p for editing in FCP 7 ? In this article, we will give you the solution to importing and editing Blackmagic 4K in FCP 7 easily.

At the top of the Blackmagic lineup is the Production Camera 4K, which can capture footage in Apple ProRes 422 HQ or losslessly compressed CinemaDNG Raw- promising 12-stops of dynamic range. And it supports Ultra HD and 1080p resolution capture in 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 and 30fps. When you got a Blackmagic 4K camera, you will wanna know the 4K workflow. So, what is currently the best and most efficient way to work with Blackmagic 4K video in Final Cut Pro 7? Now get some tips and tricks for importing and editing Blackmagic 4K material in Final Cut Pro.

Learn from Apple official site, we know that FCP X 10.1 can support editing and monitoring 4K video, including 4K ProRes, Sony XAVC and REDCODE RAW. But the point here is, Final Cut Pro 7 still uses 1080p as primary delivery format and will continue to do so for a long time. To import and edit Blackmagic 4K clips in FCP 7 smoothly, you are advised to convert and downscale 4K to 1080p from Blackmagic for FCP 7 before editing.

First of all, download and install Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode Blackmagic 4K footage for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, FCE and more. Below is the detailed guide on transcoding and downsize Blackmagic 4K files to FCP 7 on Mac.

Efficient Way to Edit Blackmagic 4K in Final Cut Pro 7

Step 1: Load the 4K videos to the program

Download and install the 4K Video Converter, and then import the source 4K videos to it. To do so, you can directly drag & drop the files onto the main interface, or you can click the "Add" icon to locate the videos from your local disk.

Step 2: Set output video format

Click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.

Tip: Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP 6/7 editing.

Step 3: Begin to convert Blackmagic 4K videos

When you finish the settings, you can press the big "Convert" button to kick off the conversion. By using this professional 4K to FCP 7 Converter, the conversion will be finished with ultrafast speed and the best video quality kept. After the conversion, you can then edit the Blackmagic raw 4K in Final Cut Pro 7 smoothly.

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Convert/Edit Panasonic AJ-PX800G AVC Intra/AVC LongG P2 MXF to FCP X/7

You'd better convert Panasonic AJ-PX800G P2 MXF files to Apple ProRes MOV for further editing in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6 without problems. Follow this guide, you will learn how to accomplish it within a few clicks.

The AJ-PX800G is a new-generation camera-recorder for news gathering. It is network connectable and provides superb picture quality, high mobility and excellent cost-performance. Weighing only about 2.8 kg(main unit), the AJ-PX800G is the world's lightest shoulder-type, 2/3-type, three sensor camera-recorder equipped with three MOS image sensors for broadcasting applications. It also supports several AVC-ULTRA codecs - the picture quality and recorded data rate can be selected from one of the AVC-ULTRA family of codec's (AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG) according to the application.

Many photographers are very interested in the Panasonic AJ-PX800 but they have the same confusion how does AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG work with Final Cut Pro?As we all know, FCP 6/7/X does not currently support AVC-Intra native timelines, so all such source footage will still have to be re-rendered within the timeline. The upside with AVC-Intra native editing is that AVC-Intra clips are re-packaged into Quicktimes within the project capture scratch folder thereby creatinga new master copy of the files. AVC-Intra is listed as one of the many supported formats of FCPX, but there are still many importing and editing issues unresolved.

In one word, AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG and Final Cut Pro 6/7/X are not compatible fully. Although, Apple has tried their best to make FCP ingest the AVC-Intra P2 files effortlessly, it need a long time for rendering and some other problems still exist. Plus, the Panasonic’s 10-bit AVC-Intra codecs are very demanding on your computer’s processor. So, to make it easier for editing Panasonic AJ-PX800G P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on FCP 6/7/X, the most effective solution is to transcode P2 AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG to ProRes on your Mac. It helps you convert P2 AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25/ AVC-LongG12 MXF to Apple ProRes 422(HQ), the appropriate format for AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG footages.

Free download MXF Converter on Mac:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5.8)

Guide: How to Convert Panasonic AJ-PX800 MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP editing

Step 1: Load MXF files
Run the Mac MXF Converter to click "Add" button to load your original MXF videos from Panasonic AJ-PX800G.

Step 2: Set the proper output format.
For FCP editing smoothly, choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422" as the output format.

Tip: You can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings for Final Cut Pro: 1920*1080 vide size; 30fps frame rate(for original 60fps videos) or 25fps frame rate(for original 50fps videos).

Step 3: Start Conversion
Click “Convert” button on the main interface to start transcoding Panasonic AJ-PX800G MXF to ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac OS X.

The conversion will be finished soon. Once it is finished, you can click “Open” on the main interface to find the Apple ProRes MOV videos for FCP for further editing without problem.

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Get Canon EOS 1200D/Rebel T5 MOV footage to Final Cut Pro (FCP/7/X) Converter

An easy solution to make your H.264 MOV video from Canon EOS 1200D/Rebel T5 compatible with Final Cut Pro 7/X with the maximum editing quality and efficiency.

Photography is certainly an art and so is the choice of a right camera! The Canon EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D delivers 18 megapixels of professional grade image quality in a compact, lightweight, adequately-featured and easy-to-use body that wears a very affordable price tag.

Here are the T5's video recording features and specs:Movie exposures are either Program AE or manual exposure.The ISO speeds up to ISO 6400 can be used for manual exposures.The movie file size is now unlimited (or limited by the card being used) - continuous HD recordings can be as long as approximately 22 minutes utilizing 4GB clips.Created are H.264-encoded .MOV files.

Available resolutions and frame rates are:
1080p: 1920x1080px at 30fps (29.97fps), 25fps, 24fps (23.976fps) 330 MB/min
720p: 1280x720px at 60fps (59.94fps), 50fps 330 MB/min
SD: 640x480px at 30fps (29.97fps), 25fps 82.5 MB/min

You may get a lot of h.264 mov files shot by Canon EOS T5. When editing these videos with Final Cut Pro in Mac, you'll often run into troubles like import error, poor color or quality. Actually, such highly compressed formats by no means the ideal formats for editing purpose. Instead, raw clips like Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) perform much better. Thus, it's not optional but a must to decode your video files to ProRes format if you want to achieve the best results.

In order to keep the video quality as well as finish the Canon MOV Final Cut Pro task as quickly as possible, a Video Converter for Mac is in use. We at Brorsoft naturally recommends the ProRes Converter: Video Converter for Mac. With it, you also can easily transfer all popular formats like MP4, H.264, MXF, MTS, AVCHD, VOB, MPG, etc. to Apple ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 in Mac with a few clicks. Below is the step by step guide.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

The Steps: Converting Canon Rebel T5/1200D MOV footage for Final Cut Pro

Step 1: Load T5 footage to the software

Install and launch Brorsoft Video Converter mac, and then click "Add" button to browse to Rebel T5 MOV footage either from cam HDD or SD card or drag the footage from your 1200D camera to the program.

Step 2: Select output format
Click on "Format" bar set an Apple ProRes format. You are advised to "Follow Final Cut Pro" template and choose "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)". If you prefer smaller file size, choose "Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov)" instead. The "Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) (*.mov)" format offers file size at SD levels and is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings.

Tip: If you are a FCP 6 or former version user, you only can choose ProRes 422 and ProRes 422 HQ as the output format.

Step 3: Choose proper parameters in Settings

Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/ audio parameters if necessary. E.g. Set video size to 1920*1080 or set smaller bitrate to further cut down export file size. You may skip this step as well.

Step 4: Start converting Canon MOV to ProRes codec
Click "Convert" to start transferring Rebel T5 mov files to Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro. The conversion process may take long time but it will not bother to render in FCP. After conversion just click the "Open" button to locate converted Canon Rebel T5 footage for FCP post-production.

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