“I recorded some 1080P videos by Canon EOS C100 Mark II and planned to import clips to FCP 7 via card. However, the problem occurred that FCP 7 refused to accept C100 Mark II videos? What’s gong on? Are they compatible with each other?”
Canon has announced the upcoming release of its second-generation EOS C100 Mark II digital video camera. Features MP4 and AVCHD 1080/60p Recording, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face-Detection Autofocus (AF), Redesigned Viewfinder and OLED Panel, Built-In Canon Log Look-Up Table, and Wireless File Transfer. In addition to improved RGB video processing, the camera’s dual codec capability supports simultaneous AVCHD and MP4 recording, including 59.94P capture along with slow and fast motion recording. Indeed, it’s not a 4K camera, but for sure a it’s more refined and matured version of its predecessor.
As a Canon “C” camera user, you may need to edit the recorded footage via some editing software, such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Express, etc. But C100 Mark II’s MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 compression video isn’t a good codec for editing. How to deal with this problem? Acrok software can give you a hand. With this HD video conversion software, you can transcode Canon EOS C100 Mark II recordings to any video format as you needs.If you are Final Cut Pro user, just keep reading.
However, due to different reasons, people sometimes may encounter incompatibility issues one or another while importing and editing Canon C100 Mark II footage in Final Cut Pro. In this situation, we would recommend converting Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 video to ProRes 422 .mov format, Final Cut Pro’s favorite editing codec, which FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6)can recognize and handle well. This requires third party software like Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which working beautifully as a Canon C100 Mark II Video Converter for Final Cut Pro.
Free download Canon C100 Mark II to FCP Converter
High Definition Camcorders : XF305, XF300, XF205, XF200, XF105, XF100, XA25, XA20, XA10, etc.
Cinema EOS Cameras : EOS C500, EOS C300, EOS C100, EOS-1D C, etc.
How to convert Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 to ProRes for FCP?
The real way to import Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD/MP4 videos to Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) on Mac
Install Canon Video Converter
Install and run the Mac Canon Video Converter, you can click “Add Video” button (or “Add from folder”) to load Canon C100 Mark II source footage.
Set output format
Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) here. If you are other editing software user, you can go to “Editing Software” category to choose the right profile.
Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing.
Click “Convert” to start converting the Canon EOS C100 Mark II AVCHD or MP4 video to Apple ProRes 422 codec. After conversion just click the “Open” button to locate converted video files for FCP X/7/6 post-production seamlessly.
Load video into FCP
Launch Final Cut Pro, choose File >> Import >> Files…, and browse to where you save the converted Canon C100 Mark II clips to. Choose the videos that you’d like to add.