If you have collected some vivid FLV videos, you may have the need to edit FLV files in Final Cut Pro to make them more stylish. However, FCP doesn’t support FLV format, so you can not import and open FLV videos in Final Cut Pro smoothly. To achieve your goal smoothly, the best method is to convert FLV to an editing-friendly format for FCP. Read on the article to learn more.
To transcode FLV to Final Cut Pro on Mac(EI Capitan included), Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can effortlessly convert various formats including FLV to ProRes encoded MOV files, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP 6, FCP 7 and FCP X. Here is how to do it.
Guide: Convert FLV to ProRes MOV for Editing in Final Cut Pro
Step 1. Load FLV videos
Download the FLV to FCP Converter for Mac and follow up instructions to finish installation, then launch the program. Click the “Add Video” button to navigate your folder and then select the FLV files you want to convert. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.)
Step 2. Select ProRes as output format
Click “format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format. ProRes 422(HQ), Pro Res 422(LT), Pro Res 444, Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all the proper choice.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.
Step 3. Start FLV to ProRes conversion
Click “Convert” button and the selected FLV files will be converted to Apple ProRes encode mov files. You may check the converting progress and set auto shutdown in the conversion window. After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted footage for importing to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
The versatile Video Converter Mac is not only designed for converting FLV files for Final Cut Pro. It is also professional in making FLV and many other video files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, FCE, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, etc to meet your different needs.