The Canon EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR camera is designed to meet the demands of photographers and videographers who want a camera that can provide a wide range of artistic opportunities. It offers the ability to shoot videos in 1080p Full HD or 720p HD video up to 60p enabling slow-motion capture at full resolution. Users can also choose between .MOV and .MP4 recording formats for maximum flexibility. With its outstanding performance, the most important thing to filmmakers is that whether the videos captured by Canon EOS 7D Mark II can be compatible with NLEs.

With Canon 7D Mark II you are allowed to shoot HD videos in H.264 MOV files, and would like to upload the Canon 7D Mark II files to your PC, and import them to Avid Media Composer for editing. However, the Avid does not recognize the Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV footage, and that’s why we need to convert H.264 MOV to editable formats before editing. In order to play and edit the H.264 MOV footage generated by the Canon 7D Mark II camera smoothly and more freely, you have to convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV to Avid friendly format DNxHD MOV. Here we will recommend a powerful UFUWare HD Video Converter, with which you can convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV videos to DNxHD MOV with a few clicks.

How to Convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV to DNxHD MOV Avid on Mac?

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Step 1. Import Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Canon 7D Mark II to Avid Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add File” button to import the H.264 MOV files to the converter from Canon 7D Mark II.

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Step 2. Select DNxHD MOV as output format

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV videos be compatible with Avid, you’re suggested to select “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov)” format.

Convert Canon 7D Mark II MOV to DNxHD MOV

Step 3. Custom video and audio settings(Optional)

Click “Setting” button, the “Profile Setting” window pops up,on which you are allowed to customize video and audio parameters like bit rate,frame rate,resolution,sample rate,and audio channels according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio settings

Tip: To edit your Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV footage, click the “Edit” icon to open the video editor window. And then you can trim the video, crop video size, deinterlace, add some special video effects, add watermarks, attatch subtitles and more.

Step 4. Convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV to DNxHD MOV for Avid on Mac

Click the “Convert” button, and the Canon 7D Mark II MOV to DNxHD Converter will convert Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV videos to DNxHD MOV with best video and audio quality on Mac.

After the Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV to DNxHD Conversion, you can get and import the converted Canon 7D Mark II H.264 MOV files to Avid Media Composer for editing smoothly on Mac.