Canon Unveils Update to Its EOS Movie Plugin-E1
Canon today unveiled the latest update to its free EOS MOVIE PLUGIN-E1 for non-linear professional editing software Final Cut Pro V1.2, enabling direct high-speed conversion of MOV- formatted EOS movie files to the popular ProRes editing video codec.
While Canon had revolutionalised television and independent film production by introducing DSLRs with HD video shooting capabilities, the H.264/MPEG-4 codec with which EOS MOV files were recorded led to a slower editing process. Now, the ability to convert EOS MOV files to the ProRes format allows for dramatic improvements in the speed of editing and greater control over picture quality, especially when it comes to adding video effects and colour correction. The EOS MOVIE PLUGIN–E1 also enables essential data like time codes and show reels to be included for a streamlined editing process.
Benefits of the EOS MOVIE PLUGIN-E1
With the new update, operating procedures in post-production are greatly reduced for efficiency, as fewer clicks are necessary. In addition, less time is needed since only the required clip length needs to be extracted for conversion.
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Essential EOS MOVIE PLUGIN-E1 Features:
- Compatible with Final Cut Pro 6.0.6/7.0.2 and later (Intel Macs only)
- Supports 1920 x 1080 at 30, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps and 1280 x 720 at 59.94 and 50fps.
- Converts files EOS MOV files to a selection of:
- Apple ProRes 4444
- Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
- Apple ProRes 422
- Apple ProRes 422 (LT)
- Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy)
- Apple Intermediate Codec Apple