Run into issues working with Canon EOS-1D X II 4K/Full HD video in iMovie? If so, this post may shed you some light on this. It displays a way of converting EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p footage to Apple InterMediate Codec for use in iMovie with optimum performance.
The EOS-1D X Mark II is an incredibly capable camera for moviemaking. Thanks to its Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors and its advanced sensor, it can capture huge 4K (Motion JPEG) video at up to 60 fps, recording smoothly to CFast™ cards. The EOS-1D X Mark II is the first EOS camera able to record Full HD video at 120 fps, easily displaying minute details imperceptible to the human eye and ideal for slow-motion video capture.
If for whatever reason you are stuck in editing EOS-1D X II 4K/Full HD video in iMovie, we would recommend transcoding the footage to a format that is best suitable for use in iMovie first, such as Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC), iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will recognize and handle well. Here’s a quick guide displaying how to convert EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p video to AIC .mov for iMovie editing.
How to transcode EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p footage to AIC for iMovie editing?
1. Start up HD Converter for Mac as a professional EOS-1D X II Video Converter for iMovie, and then click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
Step 2: Select AIC .mov as output format for iMovie
To convert EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p video for iMovie, from ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column.
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: Custom video and audio settings (optional)
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: Begin EOS-1D X II 4K/1080p video to AIC MOV Conversion on Mac
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. Once the conversion process is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated AIC MOV files for editing in iMovie with optimum performance.
Tips:If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘Shutdown computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.
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