I have a Canon VIXIA HF R52 and I need help importing my HD videos that i know I shoot in 1080P, to FCP X. It wont let me click on them, there transparent and it wont allow it. can someone help me figure this problem out?
LAS VEGAS — This looks like an unsurprisingly quiet CES for Canon, which really only announced a handful of products. And minor upgrades they are! The refresh of the Vixia HF R4xx series, the HF R500, R50, and R52, seems like identical hardware — same sensor, lens, LCD, image processor and design.
Videos: 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) for high quality capture of moving subjects.
Audio: AVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel)
MP4 Satisfied: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2 Channel)
Canon VIXIA HF R52 can record AVCHD and MP4 video in 1080P. Can the Final Cut Pro support all 1080P AVCHD and MP4 recordings importing? In accordance with the product introduction, we can find Final Cut Pro support many video formats importing, including H.264, XAVC, AVCHD and etc. But, in fact FCP X doesn’t support 1080/60P AVCHD and MP4 well. So, for editing Canon AVCHD and MP4 video in FCP X without any problem, we need to convert Canon HF R52 1080P AVCHD/MP4 to Final Cut Pro best video format. Here, Apple ProRes 422 is height recommended. Acrok MTS Converter for Mac will give you a hand.
Transcode Canon VIXIA HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes
Import Canon HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 videos
Free download Acrok MTS Converter for Mac, install and run this Canon VIXIA HF R52 video converter on Mac. Click "Add Files" to import Canon VIXIA HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 video into this best Mac MTS Converter.
Choose ProRes 422 MOV as output format
Click “Format” pull down list to select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the best video format for FCP X, ProRes 4444 MOV format is the good choice as well.
Tip: You can Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
If you are Windows user, and want to edit Canon VIXIA HF R52 video in Premiere and Sony Vegas, Acrok MTS Converter can help you convert AVCHD/MP4 to MOV or WMV on Winfows.
Convert Canon HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes MOV
Click “Convert” button to start converting Canon VIXIA HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 video to ProRes 422 MOV for importing to Final Cut Pro X on Mac OS X.
After AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes video conversion. Click "Open" button to get the exported files. Now, you can import Canon VIXIA HF R52 video into FCP X easily, and edit HF R52 AVCHD/MP4 in FCP X without rendering and any problem.