Canon VIXIA HF R400 Full HD Camcorder records Full HD 1920 x 1080p video directly to an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. It supports Full HD still image capture as well. The camcorder features a 3.28 megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor. The HF R400 also employs a genuine Canon HD video lens with 53x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with improved Dynamic Image Stabilization. For easy recording and instant playback, there’s a 3″ touch panel LCD as well. Designed with all levels of users in mind, the HF R400 has a laundry list of features including MP4 and AVCHD recording,
Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon VIXIA HF R400 AVCHD Videos.
So if you want to edit Canon HF R400 1080 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon HF R400 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon HF R400 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon HF R400 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Canon HF R400 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon HF R400 MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with ProRes or H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Canon HF R400 AVCHD MTS files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon HF R400 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Canon HF R400 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting Canon HF R400 MTS videos to ProRes.mov or H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.