Convert .mov to something compatible with Final Cut? “So I’ve never encountered this problem before, but I’m trying to edit some video that came off of a camera that encodes everything as a .mov file and final cut pro doesn’t recognize .mov files. Is there an easy way to encode these to something else?”
How to convert .mov file for editing in Final Cut Pro X? “I’m new to Final Cut Pro X, and I’m trying to convert some .mov footage for editing. I’ve read different things about this here or there, but there are lots of different opinions and I haven’t found one clear tutorial that really lays it all out. I know you need to use MPEG Streamclip, but I’m not sure what the best settings are, and when I converted it it still didn’t work. Any thoughts?”
Want to convert your favorite MOV videos to Final Cut Pro X/7 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. However, not all of these codec can be supportable by Final Cut Pro X/7. In that case, I recommend you use a smart MOV to FCP Video converter for Mac, which enables you to convert your MOV files to Final Cut Pro directly without considering what codec Final Cut Pro is compatible with.
UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac is just the professional MOV to FCP Converter ! which can convert various MOV files whatever it is encoded with like H.264 and wherever it is from like recorded with Nikon or Canon or downloaded from website or from others etc to Final Cut Pro more supported video format like Apple ProRes or DV.
In addition to converting MOV to Final Cut Pro format, this powerful MOV to Final Cut Pro Converter also support converting other FCP unsupported format like MXF, MP4, AVI, WMV, 3GP, VOB, MPG, AVCHD, MKV, RMVB, R3D, DivX, Xvid, ASF, FLV, F4V, WebM, OGV, WTV, MVI and etc to Final Cut Pro more compatible one.
This step by step tutorial shows you how to do convert MOV to Final Cut Pro X/7 with MOV to FCP Converter.
Step 1. Load MOV files to the program
Go to the folder where you have saved the MOV videos, and then directly drag and drop the MOV video files to the MOV to FCP program dock. The files will be imported to the MOV to Final Cut Pro X/7 automatically.
Step 2. Select FCP “Apple ProRes 422.mov” as the output format
Go to “Editing” and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple Prores 422(.mov)” in the format list as output, if you want, you can make some editing to the file before conversion such as trimming videos, cropping videos, adding watermark.
Note: If you have several MOV clips on your Mac and you want to combine them and export a continuous video that Final Cut Pro supports, just check Merge at the bottom of the program.
This UFUSoft MOV Converter for Mac allows you to get any segment of the MOV video and convert it to a compatible format for Final Cut Pro X/7.
Step 3. Start MOV to FCP conversion on Mac OS X
Click the Convert button, and this smart MOV to FCP Video Converter for Mac will do the rest for you! This MOV to FCP video converter is specifically designed for Mac OS users, including Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard that is equipmented on iMac, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, etc.
When the conversion is done, you can import the output files to Final Cut Pro X/7 without any trouble. Congratulations! You have successfully taken the first step to make your own masterpiece.