Import and edit Blackmagic Intensity Pro ProRes files in After Effects

Blackmagic’s Intensity Pro is a PCI Express card which allows you to capture footage from an unprotected HDMI source, along with analogue Composite, S-Video and Component footage. Believe it or not, capturing via HDMI could deliver superior quality from certain HD camcorders than a traditional Firewire link, and doing so with the Intensity can also deliver files which are quicker and easier to edit too. However, users may meet some issues when they use the tool, now, just take a look at the question of somebody:

“I am attempting to convert ProRes files for editing in Adobe After Effects, digitized in 1080i HD by Black Magic Intensity Pro from an HD set top box. The digitized MOV files are in dead perfect sync head to tails.”

To solve his problem, we need to select a video conversion program which can handle the special Black Magic Intensity Pro ProRes files. Many applications have the ability to output ProRes files, but few of them supports importing ProRes files, according to my own experience, AOVsoft HD Video converter really does a good job. Here, this article is mainly talking about how to convert Black Magic Intensity Pro ProRes files to Adobe After Effects via HD Video Converter.

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You can free download Intensity Pro ProRes Converter (Windows Version | Mac Version)

In advance, you need to download and install the Intensity Pro converter on your computer, after that, run it, and you will see the main interface of the program. Now, just follow me to learn how to do it.

STEP 1. Import your Intensity Pro ProRes files into Blackmagic Video Converter. Click add video icon to add Intensity Pro ProRes media files.

STEP 2. Choose output format by clicking “Format” bar. Choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”.

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Tip: You can click “Settings” button to set the video and audio parameter. Before you convert Intensity Pro ProRes to MOV, you can click “Edit” icon to edit the video.

STEP 3. Start transcoding ProRes to Adobe After Effects by clicking the “Convert” button.

Now, just leave the computer to do the conversion. When it’s done, click “Open” button to get the converted videos, and import it into Adobe After Effects for editing. You have got it. Try it by yourself.


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