Bring DVD video into FCP with ProRes codec on Mac Mountain Lion
Summary: Follow this guide you will know the easy way to convert DVD to Final Cut Pro with Prore codec for editing.
"I have bought many DVD discs in recent years, and some came from my friends, now I want to import part of these DVD discs to Final Cut Pro X for editing, and then I can make DVD video as I want, is there a software can convert DVD to FCP compatible formats? please give me some suggestions. Thanks!"
If you have got many DVD, so the best way is to convert DVD to FCP supported video format, this method will save you much time. FCP best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, and because FCP doesn’t support DVD footages directly, so you need a DVD to Final Cut Pro converter. Below is a brief guide for you to convert DVD video to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro X, you can follow the steps below to transcode DVD to Apple ProRes codec for FCP editing.
1.Download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. This professional DVD to ProRes Video Converter can help you convert DVD disc/ISO and folder files to MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more output formats are also supported.
2.Install and launch this DVD to FCP Converter. Import DVD video to the converter.
3.Click format bar to choose the output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
4.You can click "settings" to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.
5.Click convert button to start.
With this DVD to ProRes 422 converter, you can easily convert DVD files to FCP for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your DVD footages to FCP in less time.
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