At the spring of this year, Canon released an excellent camera, it is Canon T6i, in this article we will share the way to import Canon T6i recorded H.264 MOV videos to FCP X, and edit the videos in Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 codec, which is natively supported by FCP X.
Canon T6i DSLR camera is released not long ago, as the new DSLR from Canon, it has equipped with powerful hardware. Canon T6i uses 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which can help you to capture high quality photos and vivid full HD videos. Canon T6i has the ability to record 1080p videos, the recordings will be in MP4 video format, which is easy for playback, so you can use it to record exciting moments with this great camera.
Main features of Canon T6i
24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor & DIGIC 6 Image Processor
3.0″ Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD Monitor
Full HD 1080p Video Capture
19-Point All Cross-Type AF System
Hybrid CMOS AF III
Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
Microphone jack for audio recording.
Creative filters during stills, video, and Live View shooting.
Continuous shooting rate of up to 5 fps.
“Hello, I am new to DSLR, several days ago I bought the Canon T6i DSLR camera, and I have taken so many photos and recorded a lot of videos with it. Today I need to import Canon T6i recorded videos into Final Cut Pro X for editing, I have copied the footages onto the HDD, and then load them into final cut on my Mac, but I find the Canon T6i 1080p videos can’t be edited smoothly, the Final Cut Pro X seems can’t support Canon T6i files natively, do I need to convert Canon T6i files to other codecs or formats? Can you help me?”
After got the Canon T6i DSLR camera, you may use it to take photos as well as record full HD videos, the video quality recorded by Canon T6i is very excellent, so many Canon users choose to use canon DSLR to record full HD videos. On many camera forums, there are a lot of users talking about the video recording and editing. Recently Canon T6i to FCP X importing and editing questions are frequently asked, because most users have found that Canon T6i recorded H.264 MP4 files can’t be well supported by Final Cut Pro X, the videos can’t be edited smoothly, the problem is just like the issue showed above, and now they are looking for the method to edit Canon T6i files with FCP X natively. As we know, Canon T6i can record videos in H.264 codec MP4 format, H.264 codec is well for playing, but it is not good for editing, so the best way to edit Canon T6i with FCP X is to convert Canon T6i videos to best supported codec for FCP X.
From Apple Final Cut Pro X product page, you will find the information that Apple ProRes codec MOV format is the native editing format for Final Cut Pro X, once you convert Canon T6i to FCP X Apple ProRes codec you can edit videos in FCP X smoothly. In order to convert Canon T6i H.264 to FCP X, you will need to use video converter software, here we recommend you to use Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, it has native output format for FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, iMovie, etc. you can convert your HD videos to any video formats you want, such as convert MTS to Apple ProRes 422, convert AVCHD to FCP X. Now please free download this Canon T6i to FCP X converter.
Main interface of Canon T6i to FCP X converter
Apple ProRes codec for output
Now you may have known the method and tool to import Canon T6i H.264 to FCP X, just download the software and take a try, it will help you, and you don’t need to worry about HD video editing and playing problems anymore.
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