Canon XF400 featuring a 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS image sensor and dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors, the XF400 records in MP4 format to dual SD card slots, the recordings are in .mp4 format which is not supported by FCP X, Premiere Pro CC and Sony Vegas Pro well, from this article you will know the way to convert and import Canon XF400 4K MP4 files to FCP X/Premiere Pro CC and Sony Vegas Pro, and then you can edit 4K UHD video at 60p videos with these editing software smoothly.
After you got the Canon XF400camcorder you must have used it recorded some videos in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format. To most users they are not familiar with MP4 video format, if you search on the Internet you will know that MP4 format is an advanced format that often used on high-end camcorders, such as Canon XF400 and Canon XF405, Nikon camcorders, etc. though 4K .mp4 is a good format for professional recording, it is not well supported by many editing programs, such as FCP X, Premiere Pro CC, Sony Vegas PRo. If you have tried to import Canon XF400 MP4 files to your editing software you may have encountered importing and editing programs, now in this article we will share the best workflow to import and edit Canon XF400 4K footage with FCP X, Premiere Pro CC or Sony Vegas Pro.
From official website you will know that Apple ProRes codec is the native supported codec of FCP X, H.264 MOV is the native supported format for Premiere Pro CC and Sony Vegas Pro, once you convert Canon XF400 videos to ProRes MOV or H.264 MOV, you will not have 4K file importing and editing issues anymore, and convert your recordings is the best workflow to import Canon XF400 video to your editing software.
Software you need
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
This software can help you convert Canon XF400 4K video to any video format on Mac easily. For playing Canon XF400 video in QuickTime, you can convert MP4 to H.264 MOV via this best Canon video converter. For importing Canon XF400 4k video to your editng program, this powerful 4K video converter will convert MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 to any video codec. If you are Windows user, you can free download the Windows version MP4 converter.
How to convert Canon XF400 4K MP4 videos?
Below is the guide mainly showing you how to convert Canon XF400 video to ProRes MOV for FCP X via the Mac version software, convert it
Add Canon XF400 video
Free download Canon 4K Video Converter converter. This professional Canon XF400 Video Converter can help you convert any footage to any format for editing with 3 steps, more output formats are also supported. Drage your recordings video into it.
Choose output format.
Click on "Format" and choose Final Cut Pro category, you can select "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for editing in FCP X with higher quality.
For Premiere Pro CC and Sony Vegas Pro users, you need to choose "Editing Software" category then select "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC) (*.mov)" as out put format.
Start video conversion
Click the Convert button under the preview window, and the conversion will start immediately. After conversion, click "Open" button to locate the converted video files. Run your editing software, you can import and edit the Canon XF400 4K MP4 footage freely.