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How to Convert and Import DVD to Final Cut Pro X


Importing DVD to Final Cut Pro X was one of the quickest ways to give yourself a headache that's because DVD video does not natively work within FCP X. To get the work done, DVD video files must be ripped off the disc and then converted. This process works to rip DVD video for use in any editing application, but in this article we'll optimize for bringing DVD into Final Cut Pro X.

To convert DVD movies to FCP X, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended. With it, you can effortlessly rip DVD to ProRes for further editing within your Final Cut Pro X on Mac(Mavericks and Mountain Lion included) without quality loss. What's more, this Mac DVD ripper allows you to fast convert DVD to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, MOV for iTunes, DNxHD for Avid MC and more to satisfy your different needs. Now download this program and follow this guide below to complete your task.

Download DVD to FCP X Converter Mavericks:

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How to convert DVD movies for editing in Final Cut Pro X

Step 1. Load your DVD movies > Insert the DVD disc into your DVD drive and drag the disc icon from the desktop to the program to load the DVD files. Alternatively, you can click File > Load from disc to locate and add the DVD movies you want to convert.


Step 2. Select output format > Clicking "Format" bar and choose Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format from the "Final Cut Pro" category. The output videos will work with FCP X flawlessly.


As you see, besides converting DVDs for FCP, this DVD ripper for Mavericks can also help you convert DVD to iMovie, iTunes, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, etc. or directly convert your DVD movies to the format for your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and more.

Step 3. Start DVD to FCP ProRes conversion > After all the settings, click the Convert button to start converting DVD to Final Cut Pro X supported video format. A few minutes later, you'll get the converted videos. Now launch Final Cut Pro and click File > Import > Files to import the converted videos to FCP X for further editing.

Additional Tips:

If you want to convert both videos files like MTS, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB, MXF, etc. and DVD/Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro supported ProRes codec, just turn to iMedia Converter for Mac, which can convert various video formats and DVD/Blu-ray to ProRes codecs on Mac(including Mavericks 10.9).

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