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|Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:22 am Post subject: Import and Edit Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 with iMovie
|Canon has certainly made the EOS 6D Mark II a more well-rounded and better specified camera than the EOS 6D. The main update comes in the form of a 26.2MP CMOS sensor and the use of the DIGIC 7 Image Processor to deliver sharper, more vivid imagery in a variety of shooting situations. This setup offers an improved native sensitivity range of ISO 100-40000, which can then be expanded to ISO 50-102400, as well as speedy shooting rates of up to 6.5 fps.
Video recording format of Canon EOS 6D Mark II
For multimedia creation, the 6D Mark II comes equipped with powerful Full HD video recording options. You can record both full HD 1080p video and HD 720p video with a maximum frame rate of 60p in MP4 container file format with the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression codec.
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Import and Edit Canon EOS 6D Mark II with iMovie
Obviously, you'll have no problem to import the Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 video into iMovie since H.264 is a supported editing codec by iMovie. However, the inter-frame formats H.264 is better for final delivery but should not been used to edit with, when you try to import the H.264 directly into iMove for editing, you will encounter the following problems:
- Slow searching for and decoding of frames
- Frame-accuracy problems
- Crashing or freezing
- Strange artifacts or blocking on your video
- Error messages or displaying black video
Best editing workflow of EOS 6D Mark II with iMovie
For those people who wish to get a high quality and high performance editing workflow of EOS 6D Mark II MP4 with iMovie, we highly recommend you to convert the inter-frame H.264 codec to iMovie compatible HD intra-frame editing codec - Apple Intermediate Codec.
Here, you can perform the codec transcoding process by downloading Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, the program has perfect importing support for both the 1080p and 720p H.264 MP4 video shot with Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple video at one time for conversion to save your precious time.
With the program, you can easily encode EOS 6D Mark II MP4 to iMovie most favorable AIC codec with best quality and super fast encoding speed. Apart from iMovie, the program also assists you to produce other NLE software native workable editing codec such as Apple Prores for Final Cut Pro X or Premiere Pro CC, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve, etc.
Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is pretty simple to use, any one can learn to use it in minutes. In addition, it keeps constant update with perfect support for the new Mac OS including macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite and Mac OS X Mavericks, etc.
Step by Step to Transcode Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 to AIC for iMovie Editing
Step 1: Load Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 video.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or click the "Add Video" button on the top tool bar to import Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 files into the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From "Format" drop-down option, choose iMovie best editing codec by selecting "iMovie and Final Cut Ex..." > "Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov).
Step 3: Edit Canon EOS 6D Mark II MP4 video.
By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external subtitle.
Step 4: Start the conversion process.
After all the settings is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to convert EOS 6D Mark II MP4 video to iMovie best compatible Apple Intermediate Codec editing format.
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