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

RM stands for Real Media. Real Media is one of the most popular formats for streaming content on the Internet, RealMedia includes the RealAudio codec for sound clips and RealVideo codec for movies. RealAudio and RealVideo files are often given the common RealMedia “.RM” file extension. RealMedia files are often heavily compressed so they can stream over dial-up Internet connections.

RMVB stands for Real Media Variable Bitrate. RMVB is commonly used to contain Real Video 9 and RA (Real Audio).

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 RM/RMVB video format for editing!

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

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

Step 1. Load RM/RMVB videos to the UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

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

RM/RMVB to Apple ProRes Converter

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 RM/RMVB files to ProRes .mov or QuickTime .mov for FCP X on Mac.

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Step 3. Convert RM/RMVB files to Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button and the conversion from RM/RMVB 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 RM/RMVB 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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