Lossless Way to Convert ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 to AVI
Generally, you can export your work from Final Cut Pro as Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) easily. Well, as we know ProRes is an intermediate codec, which means it is intended for use during video editing, and not intended for practical or end-user viewing. That's why people sometimes need to convert ProRes to AVI or other common file types like MKV, MP4, FLV, WMV, MPG and more to fit different end uses. In this article, we will bring you a lossless ProRes to AVI conversion.
As mentioned above, unlike H.264, ProRes is not a distribution codec for finished work, so it is even hard to import to a video converter for conversion. Some guys tried Handbrake to convert ProRes files, but the pans became quite jerky. Now this article will introduce a powerful ProRes converter- Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to help you convert PreRes 422, ProRes 4444 to uncompressed AVI and any other desired video formats.
Overall, as the best Apple ProRes decoder, it supports all types of Apple ProRes codecs like ProRes 4444, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT), and ProRes 422 (Proxy). With it, you can convert ProRes to any other video or audio formats including convert ProRes 4444 or 422 to AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, 3GP, MKV, VOB, FLV, AAC, MP3 and more. Hence, transcoding ProRes to AVI with this app would just be a piece of cake. If you want to convert ProRes to AVI on a PC, please turn to ProRes converter for Windows.
Download ProRes to AVI Converter
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How to convert ProRes to AVI without quality loss
Step 1: Import original Apple ProRes files
Launch the App you downloaded, and you can either click "Add" button to import ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file(See tutorial on how to merge video files).
Step 2: Select output format
Next, click the Format bar. You can then choose "DivX AVI-Audio Video Interleaved(DivX)(*.avi)" or "XviD AVI- Audio Video Interleaved(XviD)(*.avi)"from the Common Video drop-down list as the output file format.
Tip: If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc.
Step 3. Start ProRes to AVI conversion
Click the "Convert" icon under the preview window, and the ProRes Converter will start transcode Prores .mov to .avi immediately. Don't worry about the video quality loss.
After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now you can play, upload and share your converted Apple ProRes clips anywhere as you like.