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November 1st, 2013

Import Halloween Blu-ray Movie to Final Cut Pro for Editing on Mac OS X

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This tutorial shows how to convert (Halloween) Blu-Ray movies to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for editing on Final Cut Pro via a top Blu-Ray to FCP Converter for Mac.

Do you, like me, gather many Blu-ray movies and would like to make your own version with the help of Final Cut Pro so that you could share with family members and friends on the coming Halloween? You may wonder how to make it work since Final Cut Pro only accepts DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM, and 2K film formats, and the Blu-ray compatibility is not available so far. Luckily, I know an easy way to import Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro.

The easiest and best way is to convert Blu-ray to Apple ProRes codec which is considered as the best supported video format by FCP. Among all these Blu-ray ripping tools developed by Mac users, Pavtube Blu-ray to ProRes 422 Converter for Mac is the right choice. With it, you can rip/convert Blu-ray movies to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP without quality loss in a fast speed on your Mac OS X. Follow the guide below to get Blu-ray movies transferred to Final Cut Pro smoothly.

What do you need in advance?
1. Get a Mac PC
2. Connect Blu-ray Driver to your Mac
3. Download Pavtube Blu-ray to ProRes Converter

Guide: How to convert Blu-ray movies to ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro?

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie.

Download the best Blu-ray FCP Converter for Mac, install and run the Mac app. Insert Blu-ray to disc drive, click the “Load disc” button to import source Blu-ray.

Pick one audio track and subtitles in the drop-down list of Audio and Subtitles. You are free to preview Blu-ray movie in the right preview window to check if you get the correct audio track and subtitles.

Step 2. Select output format.

Choose the suitable output format from the “Format” menu, and here choose “Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)” as output format.

Tip: If you like, click on the “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters, such as Bitrate, Size, frame rate, etc to your own requirements.

Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray movies to ProRes 422 for FCP.

Double check all press and hit the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray movies to Final Cut Pro compatible Apple ProRes format on Max OS X. Once the conversion finishes, import the ripped video files to FCP and edit them to get your own video clip with ease. 

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