Canon has been relatively cautious updating its Rebel DSLR line. The latest upgrade is the Canon Rebel T6s (760D). It features a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, up from 18MP and supports recording Full HD video in MP4 format. While, for the Canon T6s/760D footage with FCP, iMovie, FCE, Premiere, Avid MC, have you ever met any trouble? If so, check out the page and found some tips for you to import and edit MP4 videos from Canon T6s (760D) in these NLEs. It will give you some hints.
The Canon T6s (760D) outputs its files as MP4 files (the container). Files are compressed using the H.264 codec. It is a final delivery codec, not one you want to use for editing. Therefore you may have problems when importing Canon 760D/T6s footage into NLEs. For smoothly editing Canon T6s MP4 in NLEs, you first need to convert Canon 760D/T6s MP4 to a more editing-friendly format.
To get the work done, a third-party converting tool is needed. Here Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. It's a professional and powerful high-quality Mac video converter and editor. With it, you can effortlessly convert T6s MP4 files to MOV for importing and editing. Meanwhile, the Mac Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Avid,FCE, iMovie and Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.
Tutorial on converting Canon T6s MP4 files to MOV for FCP, iMovie, FCE, Premiere, Avid:
Step 1: Launch the HD Video Converter on your Mac, and then click the "Add video" button to import your MP4 files from Canon T6s directly. In order to import several files at one time, you can click "Add from folder" button.
Step 2: Take editing T6s MP4 in FCP as an example: click the "Format" bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get "Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes codec", including ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444. Choose the proper one you want. Here, we suggest you to choose Apple ProRes 422 .mov as the best output format.
For iMovie/FCE, choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express>>Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)".
For Premiere, choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas>>MOV (AVC) (*.mov)".
For Avid MC, choose "Avid Media Composer>>Avid DNxHD (*.mov)".
Step 3: Press the "Settings" icon and you can change the parameters here according to your requirement. If you don’t think it’s a necessary, you can skip this step.
Step 4: Now, click "Convert" and let it go. The MP4 HD Video Converter for Mac supports batch conversion. So if you have lots of MP4 videos to convert, check "Shut down computer after conversion" and you can go away without keeping an eye on it.
Conclusion: Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click "Open" to get the output videos. Create a project and start Canon T6s editing MP4 files in NLEs with light speed.