Canon did a remarkable job with this camera and I have no doubt that it will do really well on the market. The EOS R5 C is a video-orientated variant of Canon’s EOS R5. Part of the Cinema EOS range, it shoots 8K at up to 60p in Canon’s Cinema Raw Light format, with 10-bit 422 options in the XF-AVC format. If you have trouble importing Canon EOS R5 C videos into FCP X on Mac, this article will help you.

As a famous and professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X has the ability to create and edit videos at your will. However, just like other editing systems, it has no ability to handle some video formats well even if Apple claims it can. This article will talk about the Canon EOS R5 C videos to Final Cut Pro X importing issues and give the best solution. If you get a painful experience to edit Canon EOS R5 C 4K/8K MXF, MP4 and RAW files in FCP X, get an easy way to fix this issue now.

From Final Cut Pro X supported file formats list, we can find FCP X supports MOV, MP4 and MXF, but apparently video, audio problems still exist while importing and editing Canon EOS R5 C footage. The basic reason is that Canon EOS R5 C video files contain data encoded using AVC-Intra, H.265, Cinema RAW Light compression and encoding schemes. FCP X can import the MXF/MP4/RAW files, but the ability to import the data that they contain is dependent on the codecs (specifically, decoders) installed.

If you’re in such a situation, there is an easy solution for you to solve the issue. Get a Canon Video Converter and transcode Canon EOS R5 C videos to ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444, which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing. To do the Canon EOS R5 C video files and Final Cut Pro X task, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will give you a big hand.

This 8K video converter offers an optimized Finl Cut Pro X preset for easy access. With it, you can easily transcode Canon EOS R5 C footage to ProRes codec, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X. The all-in-one toolkit can also convert among all popular video format like MXF, AVI, MKV, MOV, VOB, WMV, FLV, MTS, etc. for convenient editing and playing on Mac. For Windows users, please get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate. Just follow the guideline below, you can convert and import Canon EOS R5 C clips to FCP X easily and successfully.

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How to convert and import Canon EOS R5 C MXF/MP4/RAW files to FCP X?

Step 1. Install and run the Canon EOS R5 C Video Converter; click “Add file” icon to load your source videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the media files to the 8K Video Converter, H.265 Video Converter, MXF/MP4 to FCP X Converter UI.

Import video files into FCP X on Mac

Step 2. Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format. For editing Canon EOS R5 C videos in Final Cut Pro X smoothly and without rendering, choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) as output format.

Convert Canon EOS R5 C MXF/MP4/RAW to FCP X supported format for importing/editing

Step 3. Set proper video/ audio parameters. Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and fame rate. For getting orginal video resolution, you need to select “Orginal” in “Resolution” column.

MXF/MP4/RAW to FCP X Conveter - Settings

Step 4. Hit the convert button, it will start converting MXF/MP4RAW videos to FCP X most compatible format immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Final Cut Pro X perfectly.