Have you recorded some 4K MP4 videos with Canon EOS M50 camera? Do you want to load 4K MP4 videos from Canon EOS M50 to FCP 7, FCP 6 or FCP X for editing natively? In this article we will share the best Canon EOS M50 FCP workflow with you, you will be able to transcode videos from Canon EOS M50 to FCP native supported Apple ProRes codec, and then you can edit EOS M50 4K MP4 video in FCP 7 and FCP 6 natively.
Canon EOS M50 is a compact camera that released several months ago, it’s a mirrorless digital camera so it is ideal to take when you go travel, the 4K UHD capture ability will help you to record beautiful landscape when you go travel. Canon EOS M50 features digic 8 image processor, 24.1mp aps-c cmos sensor, 2.36m-dot oled electronic viewfinder, dual pixel cmos af, built-in wi-fi with nfc, bluetooth, 5-axis image stabilization, etc. it can record 4K UHD video in 3840 x 2160p at 23.98 fps, or full HD video in 1920 x 1080p at 59.94 fps. The M50 is a compact camera that records professional videos in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MP4 format. The camera offers exceptional weight balance and low power consumption alongside excellent networking features and high picture quality. You can easily get high quality video with Canon EOS M50.
How to edit EOS M50 4K MP4 video in FCP 7 and FCP 6?
“Hello, I bought Canon EOS M50 camera about one month ago and these days I captured some 4K videos with M50, the recordings are in MP4 format. Today I need to import 4K MP4 files from Canon EOS M50 to FCP 7 and edit on Mac, but I find the videos can’t be edited smoothly, and it takes much time to render, is there something wrong with my method? Can you share the best Canon EOS M50 FCP editing workflow with me? Thanks!”
If you have recorded some videos with Canon EOS M50, you may want to load these recordings into final cut pro and edit them, and then you will get better videos for sharing with others. For FCP 7 or FCP 6 users, there is no doubt that you will care much about the workflow of M50 with FCP. To your great disappoint, owners of Canon M50 camera have been complaining about the bad 4K MP4 support in FCP 7, FCP 6 or FCP X. They find the 4K MP4 videos recorded by Canon M50 camera can be well supported by FCP, is there a simple way to import and edit Canon M50 4K MP4 with FCP?
To achieve the best workflow of Canon EOS M50 4K MP4 with FCP 7 or FCP 6, the best solution is to transcode Canon EOS M50 4K MP4 to FCP 7/6 best compatible editing codec Apple ProRes Codec, which is developed by Apple for high-quality, high performance editing in FCP. Here, you can generate the professional Apple ProRes Codec with a powerful program called Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which is armed with enhanced functionality to effectively decode Canon M50 4K MP4 to FCP best preferable editing codec Apple ProRes, this program can work as the top 4K video converter. Apart from 4K MP4, the program also gives you the availability to convert Blu-ray, DVD, 4K UHD or 1080p video to Apple ProRes codec for best workflow with final cut pro.
Convert and edit EOS M50 4K MP4 video in FCP 7 and FCP 6
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link, and then install this MP4 to FCP converter on your computer. It is very easy to transcode and edit Canon M50 4K MP4 with FCP 7/6/X with the help of this program. If you want to convert videos on Windows computer, you can download the 4K video converter Windows version.
Step 2. Add Canon 4K MP4 files. Install and run the program on your computer, click the “Add Files” icon to import Canon M50 4K MP4 files to the program. When converting Canon M50 4K MP4 footage using FCP Apple ProRes codec, please ensure that your computer has FCP installed, otherwise the converted files will have audio only without video.
Step 3. Choose output file format. In “Format” drop-down list, select FCP best editing codec by following “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, if you computer is old or slow, or you just want to do some rough editing, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the bitrate, frame rate, codec or others to lower parameters. However, if your computer are powerful enough to handle high-resolution video and you are going to do many effects editing work with FCP 7, FCP 6 and FCP X, you’d better choose original parameters.
Tip: You can edit Canon EOS M50 4K vdieo via this top 4K video conversion program.
Step 4. Start Canon EOS M50 FCP conversion. Click the right bottom “Convert” button on the 4K video converter to encode Canon M50 4K MP4 files to FCP 7 or FCP 6 best preferable MOV format with Apple ProRes codec.
Once the Canon EOS M50 FCP conversion work is finished, you can click “Open” to get the generated files, and then you can load them into FCP 7/6/X for professional post-production workflow.