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Default Canon EOS C300 Mark II to FCP X workflow - 06-13-2018, 07:55 AM

Step-by-stpe guide on: How to import and edit Canon EOS C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos in Final Cut Pro without rendering.

The MXF file wrapper that ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. The codec's 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest image quality needed for advanced post production processing. While Canon EOS C300 Mark II users still have troubles when importing those 4K recordings with .mxf file extension to the latest Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7 for editing. It's not an odd thing, because we can not find C300 Mark II out there from "Final Cut Pro X Supported Cameras" page. Then what to do if you need importCanon EOS C300 Mark IIMXF files to FCP? Here we recommend using AcrokMXF Converter for Mac to transcode MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X/7.

Free download Acrok MXF to FCP X Converter here.

How to Convert Canon EOS C300 Mark II MXF to Apple ProRes for FCP 7/X editing

Step 1:Download and install the MacCanon MXF Converter, launch it and then click "Add" button to load your source Canon EOS C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos to it.

While importing 4K MXF videos to the Converter, please make sure you have the entire MXF file structure as it saved on your camcorder'scard. If you only have some individual .MXF clip, your files will only have image without audio after conversion.

Step 2: Click on the "Format" bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422" as the output format.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start convertingCanon EOS C300 Mark II MXF to ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X on Mac OS X.Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" to find the generated ProRes .mov videos which can be directly imported to Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 for further smooth editing.

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