Summary: Having issues when importing Blu-ray discs into Final Cut Pro X for
editing? The easy workaround is to convert Blu-rays to Apple ProRes 422 HQ codec. Below is how.
“Recently, my friend bought me a great movie which called "The King’s Speech". I have purchased many Blu-ray movies in the past several years, now I need to use some clips of the Blu-ray movies in Final Cut Pro with my recordings, can you tell me the best way to rip Blu-ray and edit with FCP X? What software do I need? Thanks!”
Just as showed above, you may want to import Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro for editing. However, the Final Cut Pro only accepts DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM, and 2K film formats and does not support Blu-ray importing. So, you will need to convert Blu-ray to FCP X supported format. Is there an easy way to convert Blu-ray HD contents into your own film? Now, You got the right place! Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can help you, With it, you can rip/convert Blu-ray movies to Apple ProRes 422 (Review: Types of Apple ProRes Codecs)for FCP without quality loss in a fast speed on your Mac El Capitan. Below is how.
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- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
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Why choose Pavtube video converter for Mac OS X El Capitan? Here is a customer review:
“I use the program to allow me to edit clips in FCP X. I like to use Final Cut Pro X (10.1.3) from Apple because it’s really intuitive and fast. I find that I’m able to translate my editing ideas from initial thought to realization quickly and easily. Pavtube is just one of the best tool that allows me to pull in content from Blu-ray to help my clients realize their vision.”
Step-by-Step Guide: Rip/Convert Blu-ray to ProRes 422 for editing on FCP with Pavtube Blu-ray to FCP Converter.
Note: For Ripping Blu-ray to FCP on Mac 10.11, a Mac compatible BD driver is needed.
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie.
Install and run the Blu-ray to ProRes Converter for Mac El Capitan, click "Add Disc" icon to add source Blu-ray/DVD Disc from disc driver. Or load from BD/DVD folder or IFO/ISO file.
Tip: This Blu-ray to FCP Converter not only can help you convert Blu-ray to FCP, but also enables anyone with Blu-ray files to use in any non-linear editor like Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc as long as rip Blu-ray to a recognizable format.
Step 2. Choose output format.
Click the Format button, and choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as best codec for FCP.
Tip1: Blu-ray disc editing (Optional). In addition to Blu-ray/DVD source
conversion, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is also a video editor. Click the pencil form icon to get into the editing interface, where you’re allowed to trim your favorite movie clips, remove unwanted
areas like black bars, add watermarks, insert subtitles, etc. What a powerful conversion tool Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is!
Tip 2: Click on "Settings" button to adjust audio and video parameters. Bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, sample rate, and channels are all changeable in the following interface, so you can adjust them according to your own requirements.
Step 3. Convert Blu-ray to prores for FCP editing.
Click the “Convert “button to start conver blu-ray to Prores Converter for FCP under Mac 10.11. Click “Open” button to get the exported files for transferring to FCP with easy playback or editing.
What’s more? if you prefer to work with multiple audio tracks, another Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac can do this for you, it supports to preserve multiple audio and subtitle streams and leave out unwanted ones, retain chapter information, allow editing videos, etc.