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Convert/Transocde Canon C500 4K Raw MXF to FCP X for Smooth Editing with ProRes MOV

What makes Canon C500 an impressive 4K Cinema Camera? The remarkable highlights, of course, which include 8.8 Mp super 35mm CMOS sensor, 10-Bit 4K RAW at up to 60p EF Lens Mount for broad compatibility, ability of capturing 2K footage (2,048 x 1,080 pixels) at 12-bit, full 4K RAW output of up to 4096 x 2160 pixels, etc.
canon c500 4k mxf
Apparently, the extension editing has an important influence on the recorded videos. For most users, handling Canon C500 MXF 4K Raw footages is never an easy thing. Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, the dominant choice of many users, can tackle the 4K footages; however, this well-known editor fails to work well with the 4K MXF Raw footages as expected. The reason is that 4K Raw footage is usually in large size, thus, to do extension editing to it on FCP X calls for a computer equipped with high quality configurations, or, the process will be time and processor-heavy, making the conversion fairly taxing. In order to edit C500 4K Raw in FCPX in a quick, smooth and seamless way, the ideal alternative way is to convert 4K Raw to ProRes MOV using 4K MXF Video Converter for Mac. Click to read about to import Canon C500 XF MXF files to FCP X with XF Utility.

First and foremost, download the Mac MXF Video Converter by clicking the download link above, and then install and launch it.
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Step 1: Import C500 MXF 4K Raw File to the MXF Video Converter for Mac.
For convenience, you can firstly store C500 4K Raw footage into a file folder on the desktop. Then, you can drag-and-drop it directly or click the “Add Files” button to load it into the mxf converter program.
import mxf
Step 2: Set Apple ProRes MOV Codec as the Output Format.
To edit c500 4k Raw in fcpx, the key point is to choose the proper output format. Press the “Profile” button and then select “Final Cut Pro”-”Apple ProRes 422 (*mov)” as the output format.
convert mxf to prores mov
Step 3: Customize C500 4K Raw Video (optional)
Some rich editing features are provided by the video converter for freely use. To give some examples, you can click the “Edit” button on the tool bar and head to the setting part: customize the video size, cut off the unwanted edge, alter video brightness/contrast/saturation, or even add 3D effects to the video as you wish. Just take your time to make the best use of those editing functions before starting the conversion from 4k Raw to ProRes.
edit mxf
Step 4: Start to Convert Canon C500 4K to ProRes MOV on FCP X.
Now that you have finished the steps above, you can preview to check the final result to see if it is OK. After that, click the “Start” button and the conversion will be launched immediately. Since the conversion time is largely depending on the video file size, so, please don’t flet, it will finish the job with the best quality for you!

August 27, 2014 This post was written by Categories: MXF Video Converter for Mac Tagged with:
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