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How to Convert MKV to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP Editing

What is MKV Format?

MKV is the filename extension of the Matroska video format. The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number if video, audio, or subtitle tracks in one file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content. Like movies or TV shows.

A wide range of software has native MKV support, including media players such as Zoom Player, MPlayer, VLC and media centers such Plex, Boxee, PS3 Media Server, and the web browser Google Chrome. But it’s a pity that most of video editors could not recognize MKV directly, such as, iMovie, Final Cut Pro. This brings users lots of problems, especially when having to edit MKV videos for better effects:

I’ve some videos in .mkv extension and I’d like to edit them in Final Cut Pro X for better visual effects. However, I always encounter importing issues when I tried to import MKV to FCP. My friend told me that MKV won’t work in FCP and I need to convert MKV to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP native editing. Is it possible? How to?

Got some MKV videos and wanted to import them to Final Cut Pro for further editing on Mac, however the MKV format is not recognized by FCP 6/7/X? Don’t feel upset. Here we recommend you Jihosoft Video Converter for Mac to solve the problem. This advanced video conversion software can convert MKV to Apple ProRes 422 on Mac with excellent output video and audio quality.

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Convert MKV to ProRes 422 Step by Step:

1. Run this MKV to ProRes Converter and load MKV file into the program.
2. Choose Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format and set the output folder.
3. Transcode 1080P MKV video to Apple ProRes 422 on Mac for FCP 6/7/X editing.

More Highlights of MKV to ProRes Converter:

- Convert MKV video to virtually any video/audio format
- Crop the picture frame of MKV video to remove unwanted places
- Apple watermark or add artistic effects onto the MKV videos
- Export MKV video for a wide range of multimedia devices/applications

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