Canon EOS digital SLR's shoot amazing HD video with shallow depth of field and great low light sensitivity. However, one drawback is the H.264 codec these cameras use to record video. Most non-linear editing programs cannot play these files in real time unless you have an extremely fast computer. This is where DVFilm Epic I (Epic One) for Mac comes in.
DVFilm Epic I for Mac is a real time workflow tool that allows you to edit DSLR H.264 Quicktime files in real time in Final Cut Pro using FCP's RT Extreme features, but without the tedious transcoding methods of the past that slow down your workflow. Real-Time editing, on practically any computer! The DVFilm Epic method is fully automated and creates real-time files in the background so you don't have to wait.
Technical Detail-- DVFilm Epic is ALSO the highest quality method of DSLR editing; you avoid transcoding losses since you always export from the original video, with full 10-bit YUV rendering if selected.