The new EOS C200 is a compact and versatile high-performance camera for a wide range of shooters that captures sharp 4K 50P images. Well, the point here is, when you want to have a project with the 4K recordings from Canon EOS C200 4K vidoes in FCP, some problems would occur: missing codec, looped audio… If you’re stuck in the issue while editing Canon C200 4K with FCP, keep reading to find the best solution.
From its specs, we know Canon EOS C200 can capture 4K videos in MP4 format. But the problem is, H.264 MP4 file format from Canon EOS C200 is beyond the compatibility of Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). Something else, FCP X can (usually) handle 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intenseive. In most cases, editing 4K in FCP is taxing on your computer. The workaround to import Canon EOS C200 4K H.264 into FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 smoothly is to transcode 4K MP4 to Final Cut Pro supported foramt.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is best choice to get the work done. It lets you transcode Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 to Apple ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, DNxHD and more. This is a smart tool specially designed for 4k users to preview and convert 4K as well as 1080p recordings to your wanted video and audio formats, so as to smoothly add them into Final Cut Pro, Premiere Elements, Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer to do further editing. If you have GH5 4K editing issues on Windows PC, get the Windows version software to solve the problem.
Transcode Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 to Apple ProRes codec on Mac
1. Add C200 4K videos
Launch the best 4K video converter for Mac, and click the “Add Files” button to load 4k .mp4 or .mov videos for converting.
2. Choose FCP friendly format
Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as target format.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” icon and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. 1080p would be the best settings. Of course, if you wanna get Canon EOS C200 4K workflow in Final Cut Pro, you can keep the orginal video resolution.
3. Start video conversion
Tap “Convert” button to start converting Canon EOS C200 4K MP4 to ProRes 422 MOV for FCP X under Mac OS X. Once the conversion is done, you can transfer converted footage into FCP X/7/6 for editing smoothly with ease.
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