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

.VRO files are created by DVD video recorders or camcorders with Mini-DVD disc using the DVD-VR format. The disc has a ‘VR_MOVIE.VRO’ file, containing the raw audio and video data for all video recordings. The recording metadata along with navigation data are stored in the ‘VR_MANGR.IFO’ file. A backup copy of this file (VR_MANGR.BUP) is presented as well. VRO Codecs: MPEG2, same as VOB but uncompressed raw video and audio. So in some cases you can treat the VRO files just like .VOB files, but in many cases you can not use, play or edit VRO file easily.

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 VRO video format for editing!

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

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

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

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

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

Click the convert button and the conversion from VRO 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 VRO 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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