This article shows you an easy way to get Canon EOS R6 Mark II MOV footage work beautifully with DaVinci Resolve 18/17/16 by transcoding MOV to DaVinci Resolve compatible DNxHD or ProRes files.
Matching strong photo performance with apt video capabilities, the Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a versatile mirrorless body for the multimedia creator. Beyond stills, the R6 Mark II’s sensor also offers high-res UHD 4K 60p internal video using the full width of the sensor and the ability to work with 10-bit sampling with Canon Log 3. As you know, the high performance camera record in MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 and outputs it files as .mov files (the container). The files you are getting out of Canon EOS R6 Mark II are suited to be delivered as is. You will find it a painful experience to import the MOV footage to DaVinci Resolve 18/17/16 for further editing. Get frustrated? Luckily, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Let’s find it out here.
If you install the latest version of this software, you can easily handle most H.264 1080P videos and 4K videos As far as I know, the MPEG-4 or H.265/HEVC codec is final delivery codec it is not one you want to use for editing. Therefore the easy workaround is to convert Canon EOS R6 Mark II MOV to a more editing-friendly codec, such a DaVinci Resolve ‘ DNxHD or Apple ProRes files. To do this, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will do a great favor for you. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Canon EOS R6 Mark II MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 video to Apple ProRes or DNxHD, which will creat a DaVinci Resolve friendly file format keeping the Canon EOS R6 Mark II original quality. Besides Vegas, this software also export MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro and more NLE systems for natively editing. Just download it and follow a simple tutorial below to import Canon EOS R6 Mark II footage into DaVinci Resolve for editing smoothly.
Download Canon Video converter:
How to convert Canon EOS R6 Mark II MOV to DaVinci Resolve-compatible video format
Add MOV video files
Install and launch the Canon EOS R6 Mark II camera video converter and load source MOV clips to it.
Choose the output format
In the Format tray, switch to Editing Software category and choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV or DNxHD MOV as the output format. The output videos seamlessly fit DaVinci Resolve 18, 17, 16, etc.
Tip: For Mac users, please select Apple ProRes profiles under "Final Cut Pro" category.
Tips: By clicking the Settings button beside Profile, you can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
Start video conversion
Click “Convert” button to start encoding Canon EOS R6 Mark II MOV video to ProRes 422/DNxHD for importing to DaVinci Resolve. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted video files into DaVinci Resolve to do further editing.