How to Convert Flash Video FLV/F4V to Apple ProRes 422/4444 for FCP X on Mac?

Adobe’s Flash Video actually takes advantage of two different containers: the older FLV and newer F4V. This container is common, but almost strictly used as a delivery container for Flash applications, video players, or other multimedia uses.

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 FLV/F4V video format for editing!

If you have some FLV/F4V files, and wanna import to FCP X for editing, you need convert FLV/F4V 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 FLV/F4V to Final Cut Pro X on Mac by using the powerful UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac. The FLV/F4V to FCP X Mac converter is a perfect program you can trust.

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Now follow this guide to starting your FLV/F4V files to Final Cut Pro X MOV conversion.

Step 1. Load FLV/F4V videos to the UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

After copying FLV/F4V videos to Apple hard drive, just run the UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the FLV/F4V Converter, and click the Add button to load .FLV/F4V 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 FLV/F4V files to ProRes .mov or QuickTime .mov for FCP X on Mac.

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Step 3. Convert FLV/F4V files to Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button and the conversion from FLV/F4V 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 FLV/F4V 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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