Not long ago Canon released its one of the best DSLRs EOS 6D Mark II, it becomes one of the top sellers in a short time, have you bought the Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera to take photos and recorded high quality 4K videos? Do you want to Edit EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV in FCP X/7/6 with native supported Apple ProRes codec? Just follow this article, we will share the best workflow to import and edit Canon EOS 6D Mark II files with FCP X/7/6, and you will be able to edit EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV in FCP X/7/6 natively.
Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a powerful DSLR, it features the 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 7 Image Processor, which helps you capture images with fast speed and good quality. It is equipped with 45-Point All-Cross Type AF System, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Movie Servo AF, 3″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD. You can capture 1080 60p full HD videos with Canon EOS 6D Mark II. The Digital IS with 5-axis image stabilization system will help you minimize the appearance of camera shake. You can even create 4K time-lapse movies as well as HDR video with dedicated settings and modes, the recorded videos will be in 4K MP4 or MOV formats.
Canon EOS 6D Mark II FCP Editing Issue
“Hello, I recorded some 4K videos with Canon EOS 6D Mark II, now I want to load these recordings into Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac, I tried to load but it seems the videos are not natively supported by FCP X, it takes a long time to render before it is available to edit 4K MP4 in FCP, and the videos can’t be edited smoothly, can anyone help me to solve this issue? I just want to Edit EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV in FCP X smoothly, any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Many users have bought Canon EOS 6D Mark II as their new camera due to its powerful recording feature, with Canon EOS 6D Mark II you can record videos in the widely supported 4K MP4/MOV format with high quality, you don’t need to get a camcorder anymore. As more and more people use Canon EOS 6D Mark II to record 4K MP4/MOV videos, many questions are asked, just like the question showed above, the main problem is the method to import 4K MP4/MOV videos from Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP X/7/6. When trying to edit 4K MP4 in FCP, many users have found that FCP X shows the unsupported file format error, or the videos can’t be handled smoothly, these issues are unexpected problems to Canon EOS 6D Mark II FCP editing. In this case, they want to find the best workflow to edit Canon EOS 6D Mark II files in FCP X/7/6 natively.
Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP X/7/6 Workflow
Why Canon EOS 6D Mark II videos can’t be supported by FCP X/7/6 natively? The reason behind that you can’t import Canon EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV to FCP X/7/6 smoothly is mainly due to the 4K MP4/MOV format it records. Currently 4K H.264/MPEG-4 codecs are non-native editing codec for FCP X/7/6 and it’s not natively supported by FCP X. Besides, if you got transfer some single 4K MP4/MOV clips from Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP, the FCP even won’t recognize your files without the folder structure. In this case, the best Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP X workflow is to convert Canon EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV video to FCP X/7/6 natively supported codec and format, and then you can edit 4K MP4 in FCP natively.
Convert and Edit EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV in FCP X/7/6
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link, install this 4K video converter on your Mac computer. This Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP converter also has Windows version, so if you want to convert videos on Windows computer, you can use the Windows version.
Step 2. Run this 4K video converter, you will see its main interface. Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner and load your 4K MP4/MOV recordings to the program. You can also directly drag and drop videos into this 4K video converter.
Step 3. Click on the “Format” bar and choose the best editing format for FCP X/7/6, just select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for FCP, this is the native format for Final Cut Pro X/7/6. As you can see, there are many optimized output formats in this 4K video converter, if you want to edit videos with Avid Media Composer, choose Editing Software -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov); to edit videos with iMovie, you can choose iMovie -> Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as output format; For Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Editing Software -> Adobe Premiere Pro for native editing.
Tip: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and video bitrate as you want.
Step 4. As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Canon EOS 6D Mark II to FCP X/7/6 conversion on Mac computer.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will convert your Canon EOS 6D Mark II 4K MP4/MOV files with top speed and quality, once the conversion is completed, you can import the converted files to FCP X/7/6 for editing natively.