How to Convert Canon MVI Videos to Apple ProRes 422/4444 for Final Cut Pro X on Mac?

MVI stands for Musical Video Interactive, a DVD-based means of packing audio, video and interactive visual content (for example lyrics) onto one disk. The first commercial disc released with this technology was Snakes & Arrows by Rush on May 15, 2007.The audio content is provided in multiple formats, including a high-definition version (a minimum of 24-bit at 48kHz sampling) and an MP3 version for copying to portable audio players. The video content is compatible with DVD video, and can also optionally include high-definition video.

Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio, which is new released with powerful new features like expanded ProRes codecs, improved speed/XML interchange/media management, etc and some time-saving improvements like automatic transfer, easy export, and so on. However, this new released FCP X can not import MVI video format for editing!

If you have some MVI files, and wanna import to FCP X for editing, you need convert MVI to Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 (*.mov) for Final Cut Pro X on Mac. You may ask “How?” This article is going to tell you how to Convert MVI to Final Cut Pro X on Mac by using the powerful UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac. The MVI to FCP X Mac converter is a perfect program you can trust.

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Now follow this guide to starting your MVI files to Final Cut Pro X MOV conversion.

Step 1. Load MVI videos to the UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

After copying MVI videos to Apple hard drive, just run the UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the MVI Converter, and click the Add button to load .MVI videos.

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Step 2. Choose MOV for FCP X on Mac OS X.

Click the Format option and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov)/Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output video format. To get high quality video, you can adjust Profile Parameters by clicking Settings button and make sure the original option is used for the Bit rate option. The application will convert MVI files to ProRes .mov or QuickTime .mov for FCP X on Mac.

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Step 3. Convert MVI files to Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button and the conversion from MVI files to Apple compatible ProRes .mov or quicktime mov videos for Final Cut Pro X/FCP X starts immediately.


This UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac can also let you convert MVI files to MOV for editing in Final Cut Pro 7/6, Final Cut Express, imovie 8/9/11, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.

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