Transcode Blu-ray Discs to Final Cut Pro ProRes .MOV on Mac

Have you ever run into a situation where you can’t import Blu-ray Disc files in Final Cut Pro X? In this part we’ll look at how FCP X deals with Blu-ray video, and how you can import them for smooth editing.

If you have collected some Blu-ray discs, such as La La Land, The Revenant, etc., you may need to edit these your favorite Blu-ray files in FCP X o to make some modifications. However, Final Cut Pro X (FCP X) doesn’t support Blu-ray format (3D Blu-ray Discs, 2D Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Folder, Blu-ray ISO Image File), so you can not import Blu-ray to FCP X for editing smoothly. In this case, we’d better to convert UHD Blu-ray to FCP X compatible video formats first.

To get the work done, you can take Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, an easy-to-use yet professional Blu-ray Converter. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can effortlessly convert Blu-ray video to ProRes encoded MOV files – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6. In additon, the program can also help you transcode UHD Blu-ray files to Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, MPEG-2, AVI, WMV, FLV, etc. for smoothly editing or playback with iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere, etc. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to convert Blu-ray to FCP on Mac.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)


This Blu-ray Ripper is not only a Blu-ray Ripper, but also work well with DVDs, just like the Blu-ray Player can work with DVD disc well. If you only wanna to rip DVD to Final Cut Pro for saving money, you can get 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(macOS Sierra 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. Refer to : DVD to Final Cut Pro

Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as VOB , MKV , MP4, MOV , FLV files to editable with FCP, in this case, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What’s more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

1. Place the disc from the BDXL drive. Launch the Mac Blu ray to FCP converter; click disc button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. Loaded Blu-ray movies can be previewed in the right preview window.

2. Click “format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as Final Cut Pro X compatible codec for editing H.265 footage in FCP X smoothly. ProRes 422(HQ), Pro Res 422(LT), Pro Res 444, Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all the proper choice.

3. Tap “settings” to customize the output parameters- adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, etc to get a decent video for editing in Final Cut Pro.

4. Click convert button to start transcoding Blu-ray to ProRes .mov on Mac.

Click “Convert” button to start encoding Blu-ray to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X under Mac OS Yosemite.

With the Blu-ray to ProRes converter, you can easily encode UHD Blu-ray videos to Final Cut Pro for editing. This software runs fast, so you can convert your source UHD Blu-ray files to FCP X in less time, and video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed.

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