Tricks for Importing/Editing Canon EOS 60D footages into Final Cut Pro flawlessly
Canon DSLR cameras are very popular in the market, Canon EOS 60D is one of the high-end cameras which can take photos and record HD videos. You may have got this canon camera, do you often use its recording function? Now canon EOS 60D supports MOV 1080P recording, you can take vivid videos in holidays, weekends, etc. you may need to edit the recorded Canon mov cvideos in Final Cut Pro on Mac before sharing with others. But, as we know, canon recorded videos are in H.264 MOV format, the H.264 codec is not good for FCP 6/7 for FCP X editing, it takes long time to render, and you can’t edit the H.264 videos smoothly in Final Cut Pro.
So how to import Canon EOS 60D video into Final Cut Pro without crashing problem and avoid rendering? Obviously, the best way is to use a canon H.264 MOV converter to transcode E0S 60D H.264 MOV footages to Apple ProRes 422 codec encoded MOV format, as it’s best/natively supported by FCP 6/7 and FCP X. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube’s HD Video Converter for Mac. It supports transcoding Canon EOS 60D 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/Import Canon EOS 60D mov to Final Cut Pro smoothly editing on Mac.
1. Free Download and run the best Mac Canon EOS Video Converter for FCP (X) and drag Canon mov footages to the software. It’s excellent Canon video converter which can convert nearly all canon cameras’ videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.
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 6/7 or 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 FCP Apple ProRes 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 or FCP 6/7 under Mac without problems.