Monday, August 10, 2015

Canon C300 MK II to FCP - Edit C300 Mark ii 4k XF-AVC/H.264 MXF in Final Cut Pro 7/X

Anyone know how to import Canon C300 Mark ii 4k XF-AVC media into FCPX ? Here displays an easy and direct way of converting Canon C300 MK II 4K Video to ProRes 422 for use in FCP 7, FCP X with optimum performance.

The EOS C300 Mark II is a new 4K video camera allowing filmmakers and broadcast producers to realise their creative vision in stunning cinematic detail. Canon’s new range of XF-AVC H.264 codecs, designed to be compatible with industry standard Non-Linear Edit systems, makes integrating both 4K and 2K/Full HD footage into workflows effortless, while maintaining the highest image quality.The range features XF-AVC intra for 4K, andXF-AVC Long GOP and Proxy options for 2K/Full HD recording,both of which utilise H.264 codec, offering post production flexibility and ease of use.

Recording file format: XF-AVC (Material eXchangeFormat (MXF))
Recording Standard: Video Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
File Format: XF-AVC (MXF)

Well, MXF is much difficult for FCP 6/7/X to recognize and support. So, how to make Canon EOS C300 Mark II XF-AVC MXF and FCP 6/7/X compatible without problems?



A fast and fluid workflow for editing Canon C300 MK II XF-AVC MXF in FCP is to encode Canon XF-AVC codec to Apple ProRes codec with a powerful third party program. Here Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which is professional on dealing with XF-AVC MXF to ProRes for editing in FCP 6/7X easily and efficiently. Besides FCP, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere .etc. Now, download the software on Mac and follow the guide below to start conversion.

Free download the Canon MXF to FCP Converter:


( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to convert Canon EOS C300 Mark ii 4k MXF to Final Cut Pro7, FCP X

Step 1: Load MXF footage

Launch the program and click "Add " button to import the EOS C300 Mark ii MXF files to the top MXF to ProRes Converter Mac. Batch conversion is supported.



Step 2: Select output format

Click on the "Format" bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422" or "Apple ProRes 422 HQ" or "Apple ProRes 4444" as the output format.



Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the "Settings" button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

Step 3: Start conversion

Tap Convert button to start transcoding Canon C300 Mark ii MXF to ProRes .mov for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" to find the .MOV videos which can be directly imported to FCP. Now you can edit MXF clips from Canon C300 mk ii in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X without any problem.

Read More:

Convert MXF to MOV
Convert MXF to AVI/WMV/MPEG
How to Import MXF files to iMovie
How to Convert MXF files for Editing in Avid
How to Convert MXF footage for Editing in Premiere Pro

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