Import/Edit Canon PowerShot SX60 HS HD MP4 Videos into FCP X on Mac OS X

Featuring a far-reaching 65x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 21-1,365mm in the 35mm format, the PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera from Canon will provide users with a compact, yet extremely versatile unit for capturing highly detailed images. Additionally, this camera is capable of full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps and has an external microphone input for higher quality audio. The SX60 also combines a 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 image processor to create the Canon HS SYSTEM, allowing for accurate colors and fine detail to be captured in low-light conditions. Full HD 1080p movie recording is supported at 60 fps in the Internet-friendly MP4 format.

“I have found some feedback from the website. “I’m a Canon Camcorder lover, also a video-editing lover, currently the editing software I used is FCP X.” Most Mac users like editing video files on Final Cut Pro because of it is our ideal app to create our own masterpiece with its advanced and powerful editing features. But sometimes we may encounter problems as described below: “When we want to import Canon SX60 HS MP4 video clips to FCP X for editing on Yosemite, we will hit a snag in the form of contains unsupported media error.”

From Final Cut Pro official website, if you want to edit MP4 videos smoothly with FCP X, you’d better convert videos to FCP X best supported video codec- Apple ProRes Codec. By the way, I guess you must have not known the best video formats for FCP, right? To convert Canon SX60 HS video clips to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, you will need to use a MP4 video converter which can output videos in Apple ProRes codec; here we want to introduce UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, the best Canon SX60 HS MP4 to FCP X converter for you. With the recent upgraded version 4.8.5.1, it can convert Canon PowerShot SX60 HS video clips to FCP X best supported format perfectly as well as decoding and encoding the H.265/HEVC videos so nicely.

How to edit Canon SX60 HS MP4 video clips in FCP X on Mac Yosemite?

Step 1: Download, install and launch the smart Mac HD Video Converter. Click “Add video” or “Add from folder” button to load MP4 video clips from PowerShot SX60 HS to the program. You can also directly drag the files to the main interface.

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Canon MOV to Apple ProRes Converter

Step 2: Here, you need to choose what you want the output to be. Click “Format” drop-down list, and then select “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for editing in FCP X.

Canon MOV to FCP X

Tips: Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) (*.mov) have smaller size.

Step 3: It’s optional to edit video files before converting. If you want to do some edit work, just hit the clip first, and then click “Edit selected task” button. As it’s shown to us, the edit function is sufficient for you to make your videos wonderful.

Step 4: Now everything has been settled, and don’t forget to set the file location. Click “Convert” button to start the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS MP4 Video to ProRes MOV for FCP X conversion work and click “Open” when you finish your conversion to check your converted files.

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