Canon’s EOS R5, the first of the next generation of full-frame mirrorless cameras planned for EOS R System, it is the first Canon camera equipped with IBIS and when used in conjunction with the extremely effective in-lens stabilization. The EOS R5 can capture fast moving subjects in high speed burst. With Internal, uncropped 8K video shooting at up to 29.97 fps, and 4K video shooting at up to 119.9 fps, in 4:2:2 10-bit (H.265) Canon Log, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF available in all 8K and 4K modes, image makers worldwide will be able to tell their stories in larger-than-life resolutions.
If you plan to import Canon EOS R5 8K and 4K footage in Final Cut Pro X, you’ll find that you can’t drop it Into the Timeline. Even if you can successfully import the videos into FCP X, you won’t be able to edit them smoothly. Generally, Final Cut Pro X can’t support H.265 format well because H.265 is highly-compressed which is not an ideal format for editing. Plus, expect for Final Cut Pro X 10.4-10.4.8, the old version FCP X 10.0.0-10.3 can’t support 8K and 4K video. How to solve this pooblem? Please keep reading to get the best Canon EOS R5 to FCP X workflow.
Solution – Transcode Canon EOS R5 for using in FCP X
As we know, Apple ProRes codec is the best editing codec for FCP X, so to edit Canon EOS R5 footage in FCP (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6) flawlessly, an ultimate solution is to convert H.265 to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro. H.265 Video Converter is essential.
You can get many Mac H.265 video conversion software. After multiple tests, we decided to recommend you Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which can make less knowledgeable computer users easily convert Canon EOS R5 H.265 recordings to ProRes 422 and ProRes 4444. Its childish interface enables you to know the meaning of each button and where to start importing your Canon EOs R5 8K/4K files and choose the file type before convertion beginning. It can convert any H.265 files to FCP X actually including H.265 MP4, H.265 MOV and H.265 MKV.
Free download Canon EOS R5 to FCP X Converter
Features of Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
- Convert Canon EOS R5 8K/4K videos to ProRes, DNxHD, H.264, AIC, MPEG-2, etc.
- Convert video to over 1000 formats, including MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, MOV and more.
- Convert to optimized preset for almost all of the devices.
- Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to any format, any device and any editing software.
- 30X faster conversion speed than any conventional converters.
- Edit, enhance & personalize your video files
- Supported OS: Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
How to convert H.265 to ProRes MOV for FCP X?
Add Canon EOS R5 Videos
Install and run Acrok H.265 to ProRes converter, this professional 8K Video Converter will help you convert Canon EOS R5 footage to any format, any codec and any portable device as you want. Click "Add file" icon to import the H.265 files to the software. This program supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files at a time.
Choose output format
Click format column and choose best video format for output. Choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or "Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)" as output format.
You can adjust the parameters by clicking “settings” button, choose the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you want. Click "Resolution" colume then select "Orginal", you’ll get orginal video resolution. Merge files is also supported.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is not only a video converter program, but also a simple and easy video editor. To activate the “Edit” menu, you have to select an item first. When a video file is selected, you can click the “Edit” icon on the tool bar of Canon Video Converter main interface to edit selected file. 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.
Click “Convert” button to start Canon EOS R5 H.265 to FCP X ProRes conversion on Mac. When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the converted video files. Now, you can edit your 8K and 4K H.265 files in FCP X without any problem.