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How to Download YouTube Videos for Use in FCP


Wanna import YouTube videos to Final Cut Pro for editing but FCP doesn't let you do it? Well, YouTube as the most popular video sharing site, provides millions of interesting videos to free download. And the YouTube videos are used more often by video editing experts to deal with on Final Cut Pro. However, YouTube video(in .FLV extension) is not supported by FCP, so you cannot put YouTube video to Final Cut Pro directly. Here we will introduce an easy way to help you solve the problem.

First we introduce Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac- It is the best choice for you to finish the job accordingly. This converter can be used to convert any downloaded YouTube video to Final Cut Pro compatible format ProRes with fast conversion speed and high output quality. It can also be used to convert other kinds of formats to different one, like AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, VOB, MOV, MP4 and more. Editing the video is another advantage of this YouTube to FCP converter. You can customize the video as you like without any hassles. Download it now and follow the quick start user guide below to encode YouTube .flv for editing in Final Cut Pro(6/7/X).

Download YouTube video to FCP converter:

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How to convert YouTube videos for Final Cut Pro

Step 1. Add Youtube videos

Click the "Add" button to select the Youtube videos from your hard drive to Mac video converter.


Step 2. Select output format

For editing YouTube video in FCP smoothly, choose "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422" as the output format.


Step 3. Adjust video/audio settings

Click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. If you want to edit in Final Cut without having to render the clips while editing, all the frame sizes must be the same as the sequence settings.


Step 4. Convert Youtube to Final Cut Pro

Click on the Convert button to start converting Youtube videos to Apple ProRes for using in FCP. After the file conversion, you can edit the video as you like through Final Cut Pro.

Addition Tips:

Brorsoft Video Converter Mac not only works as the best YouTube to Final Cut Pro Converter, it is also a perfect YouTube Video Editor for Mac. It is able to edit Youtube files easily on Mac OS X: split, merge, trim, crop, adjust video effect, or add subtitles, etc.

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