Final Cut Pro is a non-linear video editing software which provides non-destructive editing of any QuickTime-compatible video format including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), and 2K film formats. It is said that FCP made up 49% of the United States professional editing market according to a 2007 SCRI study. Such strong user group still leads to some video format incompatibility issues with Final Cut Pro like the Canon EOS Rebel T6 footages (MPEG-4/H.264). So today we talk about how to Import Canon EOS Rebel T6 footages to FCP X/7/6 without any problems.
FCP supported formats:
Video Formats: Apple Animation codec, Apple Intermediate codec, Apple ProRes(all versions), AVC-intra, AVCHD (including AVCCAM, AVCHD Lite, and NXCAM), DV (including DVCAM, DVCPRO, and DVCPRO50), DVCPRO HD, H.264, HDV, iFrame, Motion JPEG(OpenDML only), MPEG IMX(D-10), REDCODE RAW (R3D), Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, XAVC, XDCAM HD/EX/HD422, QuickTime formats.
Audio Formats: AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV
Container format: 3GP, AVI, MP4, MXF, QuickTime
Still-image formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, PSD, RAW, TGA, TIFF
As you seen, FCP supports the H.264 videos but not support the MPEG-4 format well. And there are some other reasons for can’t import Canon EOS Rebel T6 footages to FCP X/7/6. So to solve the problem for import and edit them in FCP perfectly, you need to change the file to "a codec" that FCP X/7/6 can read more easily (without rendering basically). The codec is Apple ProRes, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro. To convert Canon EOS Rebel T6 files to ProRes MOV, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use yet professional app to achieve your goal smoothly. Overall, the MP4 to FCP Converter is clean and safe to install and use. And only with barely several mouse clicks, you can get the whole job done. Besides, it can also change more video file formats like MTS, MXF, M4V, AVI, MKV, MOV, XAVC, XAVC-S, H.265 etc any SD/HD/4K videos to Final Cut Pro most compatible Apple ProRes .mov without any quality loss.
Now download the best FCP video converter and follow below steps to transcode Canon EOS Rebel T6 videos files to Final Cut Pro.
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Guide: Transcode and Import Canon EOS Rebel T6 footages to FCP X/7/6 files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X
Step 1: Add Canon videos
Install the Canon to Final Cut Pro converter program on Mac and run it. Drag the Canon EOS Rebel T6 clips to the software. Or you can also click "Add video" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.
Step 2: Choose FCP compatible format
Go to "Format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.
Kindly Note: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.
Tips: Adjust video, audio settings
Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and more.
Step 3: Start Canon video to ProRes conversion
Click the "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding Canon EOS Rebel T6 files for FCP. It does Canon videos to FCP video conversion like a charm and the output files will maximally preserve the quality of your original clips. After conversion, you can import converted clips into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 to create the end results that you want.
Additional Tips: If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don't forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
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