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Editing Canon 5D Mark IV 4K Footage in Final Cut Pro Smoothly

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Here is a simple tutorial on how to downsacle Canon 5D Mark IV 4K to 1080p for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro.

Roughly seven months after the EOS-1D X Mark II's introduction, the 5D Mark IV became Canon's third DSLR to feature 4K video recording and their second full frame camera with a Dual Pixel CMOS sensor. Higher resolution video recording (like 4K) makes accurate, smooth focusing more important than ever. If you record some 4K videos from Canon 5D Mark IV, things would be a little more complicated when you work with the 4K files in Final Cut Pro.

From Apple official site, we know that FCP X can support editing and monitoring 4K video, including 4K ProRes, Sony XAVC and REDCODE RAW from version 10.1. But the point here is, Final Cut Pro 7 still uses 1080p as primary delivery format and will continue to do so for a long time. Besides, you should make sure your Mac meet the mini requirements to edit 4K video, if not, it would be much ideal for you to create a …