Canon C500 to Apple ProRes – Import Canon C500 MXF to FCP for editing

Question: I can’t import Canon C500 video file into FCP, why? I want to edit Canon C500 video in FCP, what should I do?

Answer: Canon C500 video format is MXF, FCP can’t read C500 MXF files. Apple ProRes is the best codec for FCP. So, you can convert Canon C500 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 or onvert Canon C500 MXF to Apple ProRes 4444.

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Canon has taken its Cinema EOS lineup one step further with the new EOS C500 and C500 PL. These cameras, which are on display at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas, have the ability to record 4K digital video.

Camera type

Professional video

Sensor size

Super 35

Sensor type

CMOS

Effective pixels

8.85 megapixels

Supported media

CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC

Multiple card slots

Yes

How to convert Canon C500 to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro?

HD Video Converter (Canon C500 to FCP Converter)can help you. This software can transcode C500 video to FCP ProRes for you, and keeping the original quality at its best. Free download This Canon C500 to Apple ProRes Converter.

 

Step by step guide: How to import Canon C500 MXF to FCP for editing?

Step 1: Install Canon C500 MXF to FCP Converter, add Canon C500 video into FCP ProRes Converter.

Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes profile

Click “Profile” to choose “Final Cut Pro” then you have 5 choices here.

Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)

Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov)

Apple ProRes 422(LT) (*.mov)

Apple ProRes 422(Proxy) (*.mov)

Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)

 

Step 3: You can click “settings” to optimize the output file quality.

Step 4: Convert Canon C500 to Apple ProRes

Click convert button to start Canon C500 video to Apple ProRes 422 or 4444 conversion.

Step 5: How to get the converted Canon C500 file?

Click “Open” you’ll get the converted files.

Now, you can import Canon C500 MXF to FCP for editing.

 


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