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Convert Canon HF R100 AVCHD footage to Appe ProRes for FCP 6/7/X editing

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To most of Final Cut Pro Mac user and Canon HF R100 owner, the Canon VIXIA AVCHD files are still not well supported by FCP, we may encounter many audio and video problems, and the problems mainly lie in Final Cut Pro itself. FCP 6/7/ X cannot support the native AVCHD footages from Canon Vixia HF R50.

So, what’s the best solution to ingest Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD files to FCP for editing without any problem? we may encountered problems with Canon Vixia HF R100 AVCHD when importing to Final Cut Pro 6/7/ X on Mac OS X.We all know that FCP native format is ProRes, so the best solution to get the work done is to convert Canon HF R100 AVCHD to ProRes encoded MOV format on Mac, and then we can log and transfer the AVCHD clips into FCP 6/7/X for smoothly editing. To make it possible, it seems that a professional AVCHD Converter becomes a must.Here I just recommend you the UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

Convert Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac

Download free trail of Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac:

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Step 1. Import the Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD video files

Install and start up the top UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to FCP X Converter on your Mac. Click “Add Video” button on the main interface to load your AVCHD videos from Canon VIXIA HF R100.

Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to FCP X Converter

Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes MOV as output format

Click “Profile” option, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple PreRes 422″ as the output format for Final Cut Pro.The Apple ProRes is the best compatible codec for FCP 6/7/X.

Convert HF R100 AVCHD to Apple ProRes

Step 3. Custom video and audio settings(Optional)

If you want to adjust video and audio settings, click the “Settings” button, the “Profile Setting” window pops up,on which you are allowed to custom video and audio parameters like bit rate,frame rate,resolution,sample rate,and audio channels according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4. Convert Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD video to ProRes MOV for FCP X.

Click the “Convert” button to start the Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to ProRes conversion.The converter will convert Canon VIXIA HF R100 AVCHD to FCP Apple ProRes codec at a fast speed, video and audio synchronization is guaranteed.

Afeter conversion finished, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the converted MOV video files,and then you can load the converted files to FCP X/7/6 for further editing on Mac.