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Easily Convert AVI to ProRes MOV for FCP X/7/6

Summary: Have some .avi files fail to import into FCP X/7/6 for further editing? Well, the best workaround is to transcode AVI to ProRes.mov, the most compatible video format for FCP X/7/6. Read on to figure out how-to.

"I have some AVI videos in my Mac, every time I try to import the AVI file into FCP it crashes. Does anyone have a workflow or trick that will allow me to convert AVI files into MOV files so I can edit them in FCP?"

Have you encountered some similar issues as above when transferring your AVI files, downloaded from the internet or received from others, into Final Cut Pro for further editing? Normally, FCP only supports some types of video cameras AVI footage via the camera card reader accessory, while it won't let you import downloaded AVI movies or AVI videos from other sources into Final Cut Pro. On this case, the best workaround to get Final Cut Pro work smoothly with all kinds of AVI files is to convert AVI to Apple ProRes MOV, which ensures the maximum editing efficiency and quality when working with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

To transcode AVI to ProRes easily and quickly, you can adopt Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac for help. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can do batch conversion from all kinds of AVI files to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444 for using in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 perfectly. Besides, this software can also convert all regular format including but not limited to iMovie, AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, MPG, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Express, etc. Click the Download button below to get the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import AVI to ProRes without any troubles.

Download the Mac AVI to ProRes Converter:

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How to convert AVI to ProRes easily and quickly

Step 1: Launch the Mac AVI to ProRes Converter; click "Add" button from main menu to browse your computer hard drive and select the AVI files you want to convert. Or you can easily drag-and-drop files into this application for converting. You can also load video files formatted in .mkv, .wmv, .flv, .vob, etc.


Tip: You can check the “Merge into one” box to merge several avi video files together for easier editing.

Step 2: Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format.


Step 3: Click "Convert" button to start encoding AVI files to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 6/7/X under Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and more.

Some more helpful features of the AVI to ProRes Converter for Mac

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)


2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.

Once the AVI to ProRes 422 conversion is done, you can transfer your AVI files into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.

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