Mac Canon C300 MXF to ProRes,Edit Canon C300 files in FCP 6/7/X with ProRes MOV
Featuring a unique Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor and 50 Mbps 4:2:2 codec, the Canon EOS C300 provides outstanding cinema quality movie capture. Compact, modular and compatible with Canon's existing line-up of EF and new EF Cinema lenses as well as accessories from third parties, the stunningly simple to operate Canon C300 is designed to please cinematographers for any production large and small, on location or in the studio, from shoestring to Hollywood budgets.
The Canon EOS C300 is a hot camera that supports the Full HD recordings, utilizing file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper. Though MXF is great video format to record high-definition videos, it is not easy to use for they are not natively supported by most video editing programs. For example, we can't import and edit Canon C300 video in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X directly. The easy workaround to get the work done is to transcode C300 MXF files to FCP friendly ProRes MOV codec. The following guide shares with you the way converting Canon C300 MXF for using in Final Cut Pro.
Step 1: Import Canon C300 MXF footage to the top UFUSoft Mac MXF to FCP Converter
Launch the UFUSoft Canon C300 MXF Converter on Mac. Click the button "Add File" to add MXF files to it or directly drag and drop the files your MXF files.
Step 2: Choose "Apple ProRes (*.mov)" as output format
Click on "Profile" and you will get a dropdown menu , then move you pointer to Final cut Pro >Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov).
Tips: You can click "settings" button to customize the output video parameters as you want, such as video resolution, video bitrate, etc.
After above settings, you can click "Convert" button to start the Canon C300 MXF footage to Apple PrroRes Mov conversion.
After the process, press “Browse” to locate converted files and load the videos to edit in FCP 6/7/X.