Thursday, May 29, 2014

MKV file not Playing in FCP-How to Convert MKV to Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express included)

MKV to Final Cut Pro on Mac: A detailed guide to show you how to convert MKV to FCP on Mac (Lion included), so you can freely use your MKV videos on Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express etc.
Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express included) normally can recognize a few file formats like DV, MOV, M4V, MP4 and some AVI, MKV files from cams. So when you have some MKV files unaccepted by your Final Cut Pro, you can convert MKV to Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express) on OS X (Mac OS X Lion included).


To rewrap MKV to ProRes, you will need a practical converter to make it. Well, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is a powerful MKV to ProRes .mov converter which can fast convert MKV to ProRes with high quality. Don’t worry about the quality loss. It supports batch conversion and setting relative output parameters before starting conversion. It not only can finish conversion between MKV and ProRes, but also guarantee the output files without audio and video out of sync issues. Plus, it also supports encoding AVI/WMV… to ProRes for Final Cut Pro. Here I share with you a simple guide on how to convert MKV to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP on Mac OS X(Mavericks).

Converting 1080p/720p MKV to ProRes using in FCP 6/7/X

1. Load MKV files to the Program

Download, install the MKV to FCP converter. As long as you launch it, the following main interface will pop up. Now you can click on “Add” button to import MKV files which you want to convert into this program.



Step 2. Choose ProRes as output format

Hit the drop-down list of “Format” to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best codec for FCP 6/7 and FCP X on Mac.



Step 3. Set advanced settings

By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output ProRes MOV files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 4. Start MKV to ProRes conversion

As soon as all the above settings are completed, you can press “Convert” button to start conversion with the best MKV to ProRes Converter. You can follow the conversion process via the pop-up windows.

After conversion is done, simply click “Completed” to back to main interface, and click “Open” button to find generated ProRes files and then edit with Apple Final Cut Pro flawlessly.

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