How can I edit Canon G7 X Mark II footage in FCP X flawlessly? If you are facing issues working with G7 X Mark II video in FCP X, you may wish to read this post. It explains how to convert G7 X Mark II video to ProRes codec for use in FCP X with optimum performance.
Canon G7 X Mark II is an ideal choice for both advanced amateur and pro photographers looking for a convenient, high performance compact camera with the ability to connect to compatible digital devices. Besides shooting stills, the G7 X Mark II also comes with ability capture 1080p Full HD video in MP4 format with stereo sound.
For those who need to transcode G7 X Mark II MP4 video for use in FCP X, this post may shed some light on this. It guides you through the process of converting G7 X Mark II MP4 files to ProRes 422 for editing in FCP X fluidly. Here’s how.
How to encode Canon G7 X Mark II MP4 files to ProRes 422 for FCP X editing?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional G7 X Mark II to FCP X Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format for opening with FCP X
From the Profile menu, move to ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue, and select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as target format. Apple ProRes is the best suited editing codec for FCP X and its former version FCP 6 and 7. When loading them into FCP (X), you needn’t wait for a long time for rendering.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start G7 X Mark II MP4 files to ProRes MOV conversion.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes 422 QuickTime files for transferring and editing in Final Cut Pro X with optimum performance.
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