The Cinema EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera capitalizes on the groundbreaking ergonomic design of the EOS C300 camera, and offers a Super 35mm, 8.85-megapixel CMOS image sensor, DIGIC DV III Image Processor and an expansive range of recording and output options specifically for 4K and 2K image acquisition.The big limit is your cards have been copied correctly to the hard drive with their entire folder structure intact.A widely accepted method is to convert C500 4k raw MXF to Prores422 for FCP native editing.
Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is a perfect combination of a Mac Blu-ray Ripper and a Mac Video Converter, which can help you to compress/rip Blu-ray/DVD movie to any other format with smaller size. And you can freely select any chapter to convert, any subtitle language to show on the video, any audio language to hear.
Below is a step-by-step guide to help you bring Canon C500 4k raw MXF to FCPX with Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac.
Step1. drag or load Canon EOS C500 4k raw MXF files
Click "add video" or "add folder" to load MXF file. you can also directly drag files to the program.
Step2: select the output format Apple ProRes 422 HQ
Click the "format" and choose the "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 HQ(*.mov)" files as the output format for FCPX. Apple ProRes 422HQ codec offers the utmost possible quality for raw file.
Step3. Setting video size. (Optional)
Before Canon C500 4k raw MXF to FCPX conversion, you can click "Settings" to set up video size, frame rate, bitrate and other settings. A tip is that the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 4: Click "Convert" icon to start conversion
Click "Conversion" icon to run Conversion. With just a click on "Open output folder", you can locate the export MP4 quickly. You can preview the converted MOV with Video Converter for Mac, as well as FCPX to compare bitrate and video quality between output ProRes 422 HQ and raw MXF/4k MXF.
For C300 guide:
If you are user of Canon EOS C300 and transcoding Canon C300 raw MXF to ProRes, please refer to the MXF Canon C500 to FCP step-by-step guide above.