Q: I'm new to Final Cut Pro, trying to convert some .mov footage for editing . It's difficult for me to choice a professoinal video converter for lots of different opinions . As we know that different codec existed in different MOV files. However Final Cut Pro doesn't support all codecs of MOV files. In that case, I recommened you an easy-to-use iOrgsoft MOV to FCPConverter , which can convert mov files to Final Cut Pro directly with all codecs. It is also an ideal application that can work smoothly with all versions of Final Cut Pro, like Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X, convert MOV to Prores 422 MOV files native supported by Final Cut Pro (FCP) on OS X Mountain Lion. Step by step to convert MOV to FCP(Final Cut Pro)
Step 1: Load MOV files Download MOV to Final Cut Pro Converter to your Mac, install and run. Then, you can import MOV files by either directly dragging video files to the left of the main panel or clicking Add Files to load MOV files Note: Please make sure you are downloading the latest version of MOV to Final Cut Pro Converter 5.0.0
Step 2: Select output format and directory Click the drop-down list of Convert To to select Final Cut Pro >> Apple ProRes 422 (HD) (.mov). And then click “…" of Save To to specify a path to save your converted files. Tips: Besides Apple ProRes 422 (HD)(.mov), there are other three Apple ProRes format like Apple Apple ProRes 422 (LT)(.mov), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy)(.mov), Apple ProRes 422 (.mov)
Step 3: Convert MOV to Final Cut Pro After all the settings have been done, click Convert to transcode H.264 MOV to Final Cut Pro Prores 422 MOV.
Optional: Edit video files MOV to Final Cut Pro offers multiple functions to allow you edit your video files with Trim, Split, Crop and Edit. Trim empowers you to cut off unwanted parts for your videos and keep the only video clips you need
Split allows you to cut videos to clips with the same duration or split averagely to several parts Crop lets you crop off unwanted parts from your video or adjust size of your video files Edit allows you to tweak video brightness, contrast and saturation or add special effect to video. Note: If you want to import some MOV files taken by some DSLR camcorders to Final Cut Pro directly, such as Nikon D7000, Canon EOS 5D Mark III, you can also ues thisVideo Converter for Mac .
Best way to import MOV files to Final Cut Pro freely