How to Convert XviD Videos to Apple ProRes 422/4444 for FCP X on Mac?

XviD is an ISO MPEG4 compliant video codec. It’s not a product but an open source project which is developed and maintained by people around the world. XviD, like many other MPEG4 formats, can be played with certain MPEG4 compatible, stand-alone DVD/DivX/XviD players.

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 XviD video format for editing!

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

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

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

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

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

Click the convert button and the conversion from XviD 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 XviD 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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