How to Import HD video to Final Cut Pro and edit HD videos in FCP on Mac OS?
Final Cut Pro has become a very popular professional video editing application for Mac users even among Hollywood movie post-production professionals. Final Cut Pro is not only designed for professional Hollywood movie makers, regular Mac users can also use FCP to give professional editing to their own videos. However, many HD videos are not directly supported by FCP. For example, AVCHD transfer to FCP is available only on Intel-based processor Macs and it takes forever to do the transfer. And SD AVCHD videos cannot even be accessed in the Log and Transfer window. Thus, a great way to edit HD in FCP is to convert HD to FCP supported formats and then directly import them to FCP. Mac HD Video Converter gives the perfect solution to converting HD to FCP. All you need to do is to download Doremisoft Mac HD Video Converter and follow the easy steps below:
Step 1: Add HD videos
Click the "Add File" button to add HD videos you want to edit in Final Cut Pro to Mac HD Video Converter
Step 2: Select a Final Cut Pro supported output format
FCP supports formats including MOV, MPEG-4, MPEG-1, DV etc. So you need to select one of these formats to convert your HD video. Click to open the "Profile" drop-up list, move your mouse pointer to "HD Video", and you will see all the preset HD formats from the right menu. And you can click on the "HD MOV" to select MOV as the output video format to import hd to FCP.
Tip 1: Tick the "Apply to all" button to apply the selected format to all the added HD files.
Step3: Convert HD to FCP
Click on the Start button on the lower right corner of the main interface to start converting your HD videos to FCP HD MOV format you have selected.
After the conversion, the folder where the converted files are saved will be opened automatically. Then you can import them to FCP and start to edit HD in FCP.