The Canon EOS 80D is an enthusiast-level DSLR, and the successor to the 70D. It sports a new 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor which, like the 70D, offers Canon’s Dual Pixel on-sensor phase-detection autofocus system. The EOS 80D camera makes it easy to capture and share high-definition, high-quality movies quickly, easily and with virtually no compromise. The ability to record movies as both MOV and MP4 files makes sharing fast and easy, after you recorded footage with Canon 80D, you may want to load the videos into editing programs such as Final Cut Pro X for editing.
Can we import and edit Canon EOS 80D 1080P MPEG-4/H.264 video in FCP X smoothly and without rendering? The answer is absolutely YES. In this case, to have a smooth Canon 80D recordings workflow on Mac OS X, you’d better transcode Canon 80D MPEG-4/H.264 to FCP X edit-friendly format with proper settings. It will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.
There are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is considered to be the best Canon video converting tool. With this Apple ProRes Converter, you can convert Canon 80D footage to FCP X best editing codec Apple ProRes easily and without losing quality. It is worth mentioning that the Canon 80D Video Converter can help you get 3D effect. By the way, this software is a video editor tool too. Download it and learn the step-by-step tutorial.
Free download Canon Video Converter
Tip: If you are Windows user and plan to get Apple ProRes video on Windows 10, you need to free download Acrok Video Video Converter Ultimate Windows version. Please select the appropriate version for you.
How to convert Canon EOS 80D video for FCP X on Mac?
Connect your Canon 80D to your computer, run Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac as the best Canon D80 to FCP X Converter, then click “Add files” to load MOV or MP4 video from Canon 80D SD card. You can preview your footage via this program.
Choose output format
As we know, Apple ProRes MOV is the best editing format for Apple Final Cut Pro, so you need to click “Format” bar to choose “Final Cut Pro” category, just select the “Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)”. It is just a piece of cake.
Tip: Before conversion, you can click “Edit” icon to edit the Canon 80D files via Canon Video Converter. On the “Video Editor” Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, add 3D effect, reset, and adjust volume.
Clicking the Convert button on main interface, you can go to Conversion window to start conversion. After the conversion, you can click “Open” button to locate the converted files. You can edit Canon EOS 80D video in FCP X smoothly and without rendering.