The Canon Powershot G12 automatically adjusts the ISO speed from ISO 320 to ISO 12800 in relation to ambient brightness, subject movement and camera shake. Shoot beautiful 720p HD video in stereo sound .The PowerShot G12 lets you record video in beautiful high definition (1280 x 720 pixels)Final Cut Pro is supposed to support Canon 720p MOV import, but it does not work very well.If you encounter any problem using G12 720p MOV on Mac, or want to edit Canon Powershot 720p mov in FCP/FCP 7, it is recommended that you convert Powershot G12 full HD to common MOV for FCP/FCP 7.So you may face the rendering problem when editing in Final Cut Pro. To avoid waiting for rendering in Final Cut when editing, it is recommended want to convert Powershot MOV to ProRes as Final Cut native format.
Apple ProRes 422 , Apple ProRes 4444,introduced in Final Cut Studio, was advertised to one of the codecs to result in less compression and higher data rate/higher quality files for HD editing in Final Cut Pro.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon G12 720P MOV to Apple PreRes 422 MOV to Final Cut Pro/FCP7/FCE without rendering on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Canon Powershot G12 720P raw videos to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best 720P MOV video to ProRes converter on Mac, click the "Add" button and you can browse the Canon G12 RAW 720P videos for conversion.
Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. The video to ProRes 422 converter will transcode Canon G12 720P to Final Cut Pro native format. To get 720p videos, we need to click the "Settings" button and choose 1280*720 as output video size.
Step3. Merge Canon G12 720P MOV files. (Optional)
Tick the checkbox for “Merge into one file”, and the Canon G12 1280 x 720 @ 24 fps MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Canon videos to Apple ProRes for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the conversion from Canon MOV to Final Cut Pro Native Format ProRes 422 will start immediately.
After converting and merging the Canon Powershot G12 MOV files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video is in HD 1280 x 720.Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.