Summary: From this article below, you can learn the best way to import Canon XC10 MXF footage into FCP 7/X on Mac by transcoding 4K MXF to ProRes for Final Cut Pro.
Canon’s new XC10 instantly caught our attention, thanks to its distinctive, out-of-the-ordinary design. The XC10 can shoot 4K and 1080p video at up to 30 fps and 60 fps, respectively. Well, in this page, we aim to share some tips and tricks for Canon XC10 workflow on Mac like how to import Canon XC10 4K MXF to FCP under Mac OS X smoothly. If you met any XC100 MXF files to FCP 6/7/X importing or editing issues, go through the page to find the solution.
As we know, Canon XC10 can record 4K and 1080p high definition video using MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression and the footage is wrapped in an MXF container. However, MXF format can’t be natively supported by many professional video editing applications including FCP 6, FCP 7 and even the Final Cut Pro X. What’s more, it also would be a bit hard to handle 4K video with Final Cut Pro 6/7. That’s reason why there are so many guys are facing troubles when editing Canon XC10 MXF files in Final Cut Pro. Well, things can be different if you get some help from third-party software UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac.
Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use MXF Converter on Mac OS X, which can not only convert Canon XC10 1080p or 4K MXF files to ProRes for FCP editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. This Mac MXF Converter can also transcode MXF videos from Canon C30O0, XF100, XF105, XF305, Panasonic P2 cameras for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc on Mac OS X(macOS Sierra and EI Capitan included). Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
Transcoding Canon XC10 footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro
Step 1: Import MXF video files from your Canon XC10 to the MXF to FCP Converter.
Step 2: Click on the “Format” bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple ProRes 422″ or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444” as the output format.
Step 3: Click “Convert” button to start converting Canon XC10 4K MXF to ProRes .mov for Final Cut Pro under Mac OS X.
More helpful features of the MXF to ProRes Converter:
1. Settings- Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to deinterlace, trim, crop, add effect, etc.
Once the conversion is done, you can transfer Canon XC10 MXF footage into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.