Friday, March 27, 2015

Convert MPEG-4 to Prores 422 for Final Cut Pro Editing

Summary: How to transcode MPEG4 files to Final Cut Pro on Mac OS X? In this article, you will learn how to Convert MPEG-4 to Prores 422 for FCP Editing on Mac.

MP4 or MPEG-4 Part 14 is a digital multimedia format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. But now maybe you are looking for a program that can convert MP4 to Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro X/7/6 (Just like iMovie)editing, since FCP best supported editing codec is Apple ProRes, a lot of Mac FCP users convert video to Apple ProRes codec for editing. 

When trying to import some MPEG-4 file into Final Cut Pro, you may find that the MP4 video is extremely chopping and a green frame pops into the pictures on playbacks every few seconds. In this circumstance, you need a MPEG to ProRes Converter for Mac to convert MP4 to ProRes, more editing-friendly format for Final Cut Pro. 

This software will convert MP4 to Apple ProRes 422/4444 with best video and audio quality, video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed, nearly all the video formats are supported, including MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, FLV, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, MXF, Canon camcorder recordings, Sony/Panasonic recordings, etc. 

How to convert MPEG-4 to Apple ProRes codec on Mac? Please follow the easy steps below.

Step 1: Free download and install MP4 to FCP Converter for Mac, Install and run this MP4 to Apple ProRes converter, import the MP4 videos that you want to convert on Mac.

Note: it's best Apple ProRes codec converter on Mac OS. Rich formats are supported to import and output, presetted output formats for FCP X/7/6, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Express, Adobe Premiere, etc. 

Step 2: Just click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format, this is best codec for Final Cut Pro X/7/6 editing, once converted MP4 to this codec, you won"t have any importing or editing problems.

Learn more Apple ProRes, please refer to Types of Apple ProRes Codecs. 

Step 3: Finally click the “Convert” button to let the program convert MPEG-4 files to Apple ProRes 422 codec on Mac. when the MP4 to FCP Apple ProRes codec conversion finished, you can load the converted files to Final Cut Pro X and edit natively, just take a free try now! 

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