Compress FLV to MOV-Transcode FLV to ProRes MOV for Final Cut
Summary:In this article, you will know the way to Convert FLV/F4V to MOV for edit in Final Cut on Mac, transcode FLV/F4V to Apple ProRes, AIC codec for best usage.
Flash Video is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player versions 6–11. Flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. There are two different video file formats known as Flash Video: FLV and F4V. The audio and video data within FLV files are encoded in the same manner as they are within SWF files. The latter F4V file format is based on the ISO base media file format and is starting with Flash Player 9 update 3.
This article is mainly to solve the FLV/F4V videos to FCP, FCE, FCP X importing problems. As many users get FLV/F4V videos, problems are coming up, some of them have the need to import FLV/F4V files to Final Cut Pro for editing on Mac, but they always have the importing problems due to the video codec and format.
As we know, the FCP/FCE only supports few formats, it doesn't support FLV/F4V files well, so in order to import FLV/F4V to FCP X, you need to convert FLV/F4V videos to FCP or FCE compatible formats, such as Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, this format is best supported by Final Cut Pro. Now you can follow the steps below to convert FLV/F4V to Apple prores 422 MOV for Final Cut.
1.Download Pavtube FLV/F4V converter for Mac. It's the professional FLV/F4V converter, this software can help you convert FLV/F4V to Apple ProRes, AIC, etc.
2.Install and launch the software, import FLV/F4V videos to the FLV/F4V converter for Mac. Click format bar to choose the best video format for output. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov). if you need to edit in FCE, you can choose iMovie/Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) format.
3.You can click settings button to adjust the output video's parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.
4.Edit function is easy and useful, you can trim, crop, or add watermark to the video.
5.Click convert button to start convert/compress FLV/F4V to ProRes MOV for FCP X.
After conversion, you just need to transfer converted videos to FCP X or FCE then you can edit the videos as you want. This software can convert FLV/F4V to Final Cut with best video and audio quality.
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