Best Blu-ray/DVD to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Workflow


Q: “I have some amazing Blu-ray discs, and I’d like to import some of Blu-ray footages to latest FCP X version 10.4 for editing. Is there any easier workflow? Thanks for help.”

Latest Final Cut Pro X 10.4 has up-to-date to support 360º VR video editing, the update also includes support for HEVC and HEIF, the new video and photo formats introduced in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. This is a major update for the software, which has been optimized to fully leverage the greater processing power of the new iMac Pro desktop systems. For those who have problems to import Blu-ray/DVD footage to Final Cut Pro 10.4, you have come to the right place. This post will share the best Blu-ray/DVD to FCPX 10.4 workflow for you.

From FCPX official website, we have known it native support videos formats in Apple Animation Codec, Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple ProRes, AVCHD, HEVC, AVC, etc as input. In order to import footage from Blu-ray/DVD discs to FCPX 10.4, you’d better get the movies off the plastic discs and convert them to FCPX 10.4 compatible video formats.

To finish the task, a professional video converter like Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is needed here. With it, you can easily and losslessly convert virtually any video/Blu-ray/DVD to FCPX 10.4 supported videos with optimized settings while keeping original 1080p/720p quality. Besides, the all-in-one Blu-ray/DVD/Video converter can convert all other popular video files or recordings like MP4, AVI, MXF, MOV, WMV, MKV, M2TS, VOB to more NLE editing software like: DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, WMV for Windows Movie Maker and more.


Convert and Import Blu-ray/DVD Footage to FCPX 10.4 for Editing

Step 1. Install and run best video converter for Mac, then click “load file” button to import your videos or click “load disc” to import Blu-ray/DVD movies to the program.


Step 2. Clicking “Format” bar and choose Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format from the “Final Cut Pro” category. The output videos will work with FCPX 10.4 flawlessly.


Step 3. Start the conversion

After all settings, hit the “Convert” button to convert Blu-ray/DVD for FCPX 10.4. Once the conversion is complete, you can click Open button to quickly locate the ripped files. Now, you’re able to import and edit the converted Blu-ray/DVD footage to Final Cut Pro X 10.4 without hassle.


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