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Convert MP4 to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro without Rendering

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Look for the ideal way to transfer and edit your H.264 .mp4 footage or other MP4 video files in Final Cut Pro 6 or 7? Is it possible to edit MP4 video in FCP without rendering? Which format is the best for editing in Final Cut Pro 7?

 

Below is the guide mainly showing you how to convert MP4 to Apple ProRes for FCP via Foxreal Video Converter for Mac. The Mac MP4 to ProRes Converter is powerful to transcode any video to Apple ProRes for use in Final Cut Pro 6 or 7, such as AVI to ProRes 422, H.264 to ProRes 422, WMV to ProRes, MTS to ProRes, AVCHD to ProRes 422, and more without quality loss.

 

The step-by-step guide on how to convert MP4 to Apple ProRes:
Step 1: Run Foxreal Video Converter for Mac as the perfect MP4 to ProRes Converter, and add your MP4 files into it.

 

Step 2: Choose the Apple ProRes format you need.
Click on “Format” and choose “Final Cut Pro< Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format. Or, you can choose Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov) format for editing in Final Cut Pro 6 with higher quality than the Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) format.


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If you are using Final Cut Pro 7, there are other alternative formats you can choose, like ProRes 4444 (*.mov), ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov), ProRes 422 (Proxy) (*.mov), Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov). All the formats can be easier editable in Final Cut Pro 7 without rendering.

 

Step 3: Convert MP4 to Apple ProRes 422 by clicking “Convert” button. By the way, you can check “Merge into one file” to join several MP4 file before the ProRes conversion. Batch conversion is also supported by the Mac MP4 to ProRes 422 Converter tool. Only for a while, you could get the .mov files in Apple ProRes 422 format. And then you could transfer and edit them in your FCP applications.

 

That’s all! Hopefully the converting MP4 to Apple ProRes 422 guide will help the experience of editing .mp4 video in Final Cut Pro easier and faster.

 

 

See also:
Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to ProRes, Transcode HDC-TM700 AVCHD footage to FCP, Convert 7D/5D/1D footage to ProRes 422 for FCP, Transcode H.264 video to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Convert Flip camera video to ProRes in FCP, Converting Sony AVCHD to Apple, Intermediate Codec for iMovie, Convert AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec for FCE, Import ProRes footage to iMovie in AIC format, Transcode Apple ProRes 422 to DNxHD for Avid MC, Convert ProRes 422 HQ to Flash video, Convert AVI to ProRes 422

 

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