How to Import Canon HF R72 AVCHD to FCP X/7/6 on Mac?

Are you looking for the easiest way to import videos recorded by Canon HF R72 to FCP X? In this article you will get the best Canon HF R72 to FCP X importing and editing workflow, you will be able to transcode Canon HF R72 AVCHD MTS files, MP4 files or XAVC S files to FCP X native supported Apple ProRes 422 codec for editing natively.

The Canon 32GB VIXIA HF R72 records Full HD 1920 x 1080p video to 32GB of internal flash memory or to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. It features a long 57x Advanced Zoom range and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization that combine to deliver sharp and steadier images, even when fully zoomed. Equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC support, the camcorder allows you to connect to iOS and Android devices to enable remote control, live stream monitoring and recording, and easy file transfers for uploading your videos and photos to social networking sites.

In order to take and deliver the best quality of the videos, Canon chooses AVCHD as the video format to contain the shotted videos. However, some of Canon HF R72 AVCHD camera users encounter importing issues when attempting to edit their Canon HF R72 camera shootings in .MTS and .M2TS format with Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro X. Let’s see some frequently asked questions on this.

“I have several video clips from my friend’s new Canon HF R72 DSLR Camera, which are in the MTS format. I am using FCP 7, and when I bring the MTS files into FCP 7 for edit, I get no success. I guess if I load directly from the camera itself, there would be no importing problems. But I have separate MTS clips only, what should I do? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.”

Then how to find a best solution to get rid of the Canon HF R72 AVCHD and FCP 7/FCP X importing and editing problemsr? One of the best solutions is to transcode Canon HF R72 AVCHD MTS files to Final Cut Pro native compatible format – Apple ProRes. To get the work done, here UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you. The Canon HF R72 AVCHD to FCP Converter supports converting MTS files shot by different Canon cameras to Apple ProRes for using in FCP X and FCP 7. Below is a workaround of HF R72 AVCHD MTS to ProRes 422 MOV conversion for those who wanna to smoothly import and edit Canon HF R72 files in FCP 7 or FCP X.

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[How-To]Convert Canon HF R72 AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro 7/X

Step 1: Import Canon HF R72 AVCHD videos to the program

Download the superb Canon HF R72 AVCHD to FCP Converter on your Mac, install and run it. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your Canon HF R72 MTS/M2TS camera recordings.

Tips: If necessary, you can click the button “Merge into one” to combine several videos to one file to save your conversion time.

Step 2: Select output format

Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format. Just choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as an output format.

Step 3: Start the Canon HF R72 AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7 Conversion on Mac

Click “Convert” button to start Canon HF R72 AVCHD MTS/M2TS to ProRes conversion on Mac os x.

Once the conversion completes, simply click “Open” button to get the converted Apple ProRes MOV files. And now you can bring the output MOV files into FCP X/7 to create your own videos.

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