ProRes Converter for Mac-convert MTS, AVCHD, MXF to ProRes

How to convert video to ProRes on Mac? You may get a lot of mts, avchd, MXF files shot by HD camcoders. When editing MXF, MTS, AVCHD videos with FCP X, iMovie or Premiere Pro in Mac, you’ll often run into troubles like import error, poor color or quality. Actually, such highly compressed formats by no means the ideal formats for editing purpose. Instead, raw clips like Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) perform much better. For getting best results, you can transcode MXF, MTS, AVCHD to ProRes codec video.

About ProRes:

ProRes is a lossy video compression format developed by Apple Inc. for use in post production that supports up to 4k. It is the successor of the Apple Intermediate Codec and was introduced in 2007 with Final Cut Studio 2.

However, for file distribution or sharing, ProRes is not an appropriate format due to big file size and less supported playback. So, a solid and efficient ProRes converter is needed if this is your case.

To perform Apple ProRes conversion seamlessly with ease, we naturally recommends this Apple ProRes Converter: HD Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can easily transcode all popular formats like MXF, MTS, AVCHD, etc. to Apple ProRes codec video or vice versa in Mac with a few clicks.

Download ProRes Converter for Mac free trial:

1. Add AVCHD, MTS,  MXF videos to the Mac ProRes Converter

Click add video icon to natigate your folder and add the video files you want to convert. ProRes Converter also support drag-n-drop & batch mode.

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2. Choose ProRes as the output format

Click the “Format” at the bottom of this program’s pane, and then choose your wanted output format from the pop-up list.
For editing MTS, AVCHD, MXF video in FCP X: You can choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*mov)” as output format.
For editing MXF, AVCHD, MTS vide in Premiere Pro: You can choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) or MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” as output format
For importing AVCHD, MTS, MXF to iMovie: Choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”.

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3. Start MXF, MTS, AVCHD to ProRes conversion

Now, just hit the Convert button on the bottom right of the program window, and let Mac ProRes Converter take care of the rest.

When all conversions finished, just click “Open” in the pop-up window to find the converted files. Now you may go ahead to show your creativeness on editing them with Final Cut Pro at ease.


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