Saturday, December 19, 2015

Canon G5X/G9X .MP4 files importing issues with Final Cut Pro X, FCP 7 ( El Capitan)

Learn how to import Canon G5X/G9X MP4 into Final Cut Pro X for editing with Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec on Mac? You can free download best MP4 to FCP X converter here. 

High-Resolution EVF-Equipped PowerShot G5 X and Slim & Stylish PowerShot G9 X Digital Cameras Featuring One-Inch Image Sensors are Ideal for Advanced Amateur Photographers Passionate about Image Quality. 

Both new models feature a one-inch, 20.2 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor that delivers optimal performance with an ISO range of 125 – 12,800. The sensor, along with a proprietary DIGIC 6 Image processor, creates Canon’s HS System to provide photographers with vivid and detailed still images and video, even in difficult low-light shooting scenarios. 

Providing quality still images and video for social sharing, the stunning 1080p Full HD video (at 24p, 30p, and 60p in MP4 format) and still images captured on these cameras can be transferred after capture to compatible smartphones, tablets, or the new Canon Connect Station CS100 photo and video hub device, via built-in Wi-Fi and NFC capability. Both new models are compatible with Canon’s free Camera Connect App†† for wireless image transfer and remote operation featuring Live View when using compatible iOS and Android devices. 

But, Final Cut Pro might not work with Canon G5X/G9X MP4 files sometimes due to the codec issue or other reasons. In that case, you might try to find a way to convert MP4 to Final Cut Pro compatible format like MOV, DV, etc. This article here shows the MP4 to Final Cut Pro Mac conversion in details. 
To successfully import Canon G5X/G9X MP4 files to FCP, a recommended solution is to convert Canon G5X/G9X video to Apple ProRes for FCP. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just the right MP4 to FCP converter for you. It's able to transcode Canon G5X/G9X MP4 files to Final Cut Pro more compatible format ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 4444 without quality loss. Plus, this Mac video converter app can also encode MP4, MTS, AVI, MXF, XAVC, MKV, etc videos to Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done. 

Free download Canon MP4 to ProRes Converter Mac: 

 (Note: Click here for OS X 10.5) 

How to Convert Canon G5X/G9X MP4 and Import MP4 to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 

Step 1: Load MP4 files to the program 

Launch the MP4 to FCP X Converter and click "Add File" button to locate the .mp4 file(s) from Canon G5X/G9X you want to add. Check the "Merge into one file" box, you can join several .mp4 clips together if necessary. 


Step 2: Select output format 

When it comes to choosing the output format for these target videos, you directly one choose "Final Cut Pro" preset. For compression, Apple ProRes 422 will do fine for keeping the original MP4 quality the same and creating a Final Cut friendly file format. Apple has made a few variations to the ProRes family - use ProRes 422(Proxy) or (LT) for smaller file sizes(Applied to FCP 7 and above version). 


Step 3 (optional): Adjust the video, audio settings 

Click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. If you want to edit in Final Cut without having to render the clips while editing, all the frame sizes must be the same as the sequence settings. You can save a lot of render time by making all the clips the same size with this Mac MP4 converter. 


Step4: Start MP4 to ProRes conversion on Mac 

Click the big "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to finish transcoding MP4 to ProRes for FCP. 

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking "Open" button on the main interface, then you can transfer the encoded MP4 files to your Final Cut Pro, FCP 7 or 6 to edit with ease. Once you've got your video edited, you can export to any codec/container that you'd like for playing and sharing. 

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