How can I import AVI to Final Cut Pro on Mac for editing? I can’t seem to get AVI files open in QuickTime or FCP. They do however open in my VLC player. Main thing is getting them to open in FCP as I need to edit them ASAP. Is there a good solution?
Well, Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express included) normally can recognize a few file formats like DV, MOV, M4V, MP4 and some AVI files from cams. So when you have some AVI files unaccepted by your Final Cut Pro, you can convert AVI to Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express) on OS X (Mac OS X Lion included).
The article focuses on assisting you to convert AVI to Final Cut Pro on Mac (Snow Leopard included). To do that, a professional AVI to Final Cut Pro Video Converter for Mac would be your good promoter for keeping the output files in good quality.
Step 1. Load AVI files to the Mac Converter
Two ways can be adopted to add AVI files to the Mac converter: directly drag & drop the AVI files to the converter, or go to the “File” menu, choose “Add Video Files”. If you want to convert AVI to Final Cut Pro for Mac in one go, you can add several files at one time.
Step2. Choose Final Cut Pro as output format
You can set “Final Cut Pro” as your output format directly. The program has already optimized video resolution, bit rate and frame rate for you.
Step 3. Start to convert AVI to Final Cut Express for Mac
Hit the “Convert” button and let this professional AVI to Final Cut Pro Mac Video Converter do the rest for you! After the AVI to Final Cut Pro conversion, you can freely edit your AVI files on Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express etc. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac.
The AVI to Final Cut Pro Mac Converter supplies some simple edit functions, go to the Guide of Video Converter for Mac for more details.