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

Nullsoft Streaming Video (NSV) is a media container designed for streaming video content over the internet. NSV was developed by Nullsoft, the makers of Winamp.The NSV format is another example of streaming video formats, offered by various companies and media players. Windows Media, QuickTime video, RealAudio and RealVideo streams are just a few examples of these, and each have their benefits and shortcomings.One of the shortfalls of most streaming formats often comes from the difficulty in finding streams, or at least some form of directory service; and in some cases, none are readily available to the public at all.

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 NSV video format for editing!

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

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

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

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

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

Click the convert button and the conversion from NSV 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 NSV 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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