When I import ProRes to Avid Media Composer on Mac, I think I could get it work simply. But fortunately, I failed. Now I’m wondering if there’s any way to fast solve the Apple ProRes to Avid Media Composer importing issue.
Go through the Avid forum, some guys recommend trying to use ProRes files in Avid via AMA. While, it’s too long for AMA to be effective I tried it.
Then, I’d turn to an alternative way. Wel, recommended solution by most users is to transcode Apple ProRes to Avid Media Composer more edit-friendly format like DNxHD. After searching further and widely, I found Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac can do the job well and bring me the best result.
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). It enables you to convert ProRes to DNxHD video for Avid native editing. Besides, with it you can also convert ProRes to any other video or audio formats including AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, 3GP, MKV, VOB, FLV, AAC, MP3 and more. If you want to encode ProRes videos to Avid Media Composer on Windows, please get Brorsoft Video Converter. Download and install the program and follow the complete guide below.
Transcode ProRes media to Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8
Step 1: Install and launch the ProRes to DNxHD converter. Click Add button to load individual videos for converting. If need, you can check the “Merge into one file” box to join several video clips together.
Step 2: Click Format preset and choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov)” as the best video format for editing Apple ProRes in Avid with good video quality.
Tip: You can also click Settings to fix the frame rate, bitrate, audio and video quality to your needs.
Step 3: Hit “Convert” button to start ProRes .mov to DNxHD .mov conversion. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.
After the conversion, launch AVID Media Composer and import the convert ProRes files to Avid Media Composer to create a project for smooth editing. Enjoy.
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