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

MPV is a standard for exchanging and playing collections of digital music, photos, and videos among consumer electronics devices and PCs on CDs, DVDs, memory cards, harddisks, home networks, and across the Internet.MPV is comprised of a series of profiles and guidelines. The bases are the Core and Basic Profiles which define all the assets and album or collection. On top of these, there are various types of profiles that address particular use cases, media types or product types.

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 MPV video format for editing!

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

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

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

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

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

Click the convert button and the conversion from MPV 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 MPV 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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