How to Convert MOV to Final Cut Pro X Compatible ProRes MOV for Editing?
Want to convert your favorite MOV videos to Final Cut Pro X for editing according to your own preference? You may come across a problem: some of your MOV files can’t be successfully imported. It is possibly because of different codec existed in different MOV files. Final Cut Pro X is famous for its powerful editing features, it is the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, not all of these codec can be supportable by Final Cut Pro X. In that case, I recommend you to convert the MOV files to Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 (*.mov) for Final Cut Pro X on Mac. You may ask “How?” This article is going to tell you how to convert MOV to Final Cut Pro X on Mac by using the powerful Aovsoft HD Video Converter for Mac. The MOV to FCP X Mac converter is a perfect program you can trust.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit MOV to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load MOV videos to Aovsoft HD Converter for Mac.
Drag and drop MOV files directly to the MOV to FCP X Mac application. Or you can click the “Add File” button to load .mkv videos.
Step 2: Select Apple ProRes as output format for FCP X.
Click “Format” bar and move your pointer to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple PreRes 422” or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444” or HD Video > HD H.264 MOV Video (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro X.
Step 3. Merge MOV files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the MOV to FCP X converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert MOV to ProRees MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MOV to FCP X converter starts converting MOV videos to ProRees or H.264 .mov, and joining the MOV files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the MOV files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920*1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
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