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Best Way to Edit Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D on Mac OS X El Capitan

The Canon EOS Rebel T6 camera has an 18.0 Megapixel CMOS sensor that captures images with outstanding clarity and tonal range. As for video recording, it enables you to capture full HD/HD/SD video in a MOV container file format compressed with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec.

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Edit EOS Rebel T6 footage on Mac

Although it is very convenient for you to store, view and organize all of your photos and videos with the camera's built-in NFC technology called Canon Connect Station CS100 device, however, editing the footage is another story, the main reason is that the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression codec used by the footage is a delivery format and not an ideal editing format for most NLE video editing app on Mac such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro CC, Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, etc.

Transode Canon EOS Rebel 1300D for Mac editing

Wish to get the best workflow of Canon EOS Rebel T6 H.264 footage on Mac with all the popular video editing app? Here comes Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (support Mac OS X El Capitan), which facilitates you to rewrap EOS Rebel T6/1300D H.264 into AIC(Apple Intermediate Codec), Apple Prores codec, Avid DNxHD codec, QuickTime codec or Premiere Pro CC optimized file formats for direct editing with iMovie/Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Davinci Resolve, etc.

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Trim/Crop/Split/Merge Canon EOS Rebel T6 footage

Do not want to invest too much money on a pricey Mac video editing software, never mind, with the program's built-in video editing options, you can complete some basic video editing work. You can trim or cut off unwanted parts or segments from the video, merge separate video into one, split large video file into small parts by file size, count or length, crop the black bars around the video frame or adjust the output aspect ratio of the video to let it fit with your devices, add video/image/transparent text watermark to video.

How to Edit Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Step 1: Load Canon EOS Rebel T6 footage.
Launch the program on your Mac computer, on the main interface, click "File"drop-down option, select "add Video/Audio"to add source Canon EOS Rebel T6 footage to the program.

Step 2: Pick output file format.
Click "Format"bar, from its drop-down list, select your desired output format according to your own needs, for example, if you want to edit EOS Rebel 1300D video with FCP, you can select "Final Cut Pro"> "Apple Prores 422(*.mov)" to output.

Step 3: Trim/Crop/Merge/Split/Watermark EOS Rebel T6 footage.

Click the "Pencil" like icon on the main interface of the program to open the "Video Editor" window, then start the fantastic video editing trips:


Switch to the "Trim" tab, drag the slider bars to set the start time or ending time to include the segments you wish to be converted or click the square brackets to set the start point or ending point when preview the video, you can also directly input specific value in "Start" and "End" box to select the converted clips.

Trim video clips

 Click the "Split" button "http://www.multipelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/split.jpg" under file list to launch the "Video Split" window. Checking "Enable" to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.

On the main interface, check "Merge into one file"  option to combine all your separate video clips into one single file.


Click "Crop" tab, simply move your mouse cursor to drag and adjust the green frame to desired position or crop video be setting specific values in the box of "Left", "Right" and "Crop Size" under "Simple Mode" and type in specific values in the box of "Left", "Top", "Width" and "Height" under "Advanced Mode".

Crop video file size

Adjust output aspect ratio

Open "Video Editor" window, under "Crop" tab, click "Advanced Mode" in the right panel, then select "Keep Ratio" option in the left panel, from "Display aspect ratio" drop-down list, you can either keep the original aspect ratio by choosing "Original" or keep the cropped aspect ratio such as 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 2:1, etc from the aspect ratio lists.


Go to "Text Watermark", check Enable to add text watermark to selected video clip. You can either set parameters or drag the text on preview screen to set its location.

Switch to "Image/Video Watermark", Check Enable to add images or videos as watermark onto selected video file. The location can also be set by dragging on the preview screen.

Text Watermark

Add text watermark

Image/Video Watermark

Add Image/Video Watermark

Step 4: Start conversion.
Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to carry out Canon EOS Rebel video editing or codec transcoding process.

When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to start the post-production work with Canon EOS Rebel T6 on NLE before sharing your great footage on smartphones, tablets, TVs, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc.

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