Convert AVI to ProRes to Edit in Final Cut Pro

AVI to ProRes Converter - Convert AVI to Apple ProRes on Mac

AVI is one of the most widely used video formats online or offline, but when importing AVI to FCP for editing the incompatibility issue still comes. Does FCP support AVI? If not, how to successfully import AVI to FCP? This article below will give answers one by one.


Does FCP Support AVI?

As per FCP official website FCP does indeed support AVI container format, but only AVI with H.264 codec. So if you try to import AVI container format with other codecs, like H.265, MPEG-4, Divx, etc you can not succeed.


How to Successfully Import AVI to FCP?

Converting the unsupported AVI to AVI H.264 can certainly solve the AVI incompatibility with FCP, but we also have another option, that is, to convert the unsupported AVI to FCP best editing codec: Apple ProRes. To convert AVI to ProRes  you need a most workable AVI to ProRes converter, like Avdshare Video Converter.


AVI to ProRes Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert AVI encoded with any codec, like H.265, MPEG-4, Divx, etc to Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy for best editing in FCP X/7/6.
  2. Convert other unsupported MP4, MOV, MTS, 3GP, MXF, etc to FCP X/7/6 supported video codec or video format.
  3. Convert FCP unsupported audio formats to FCP supported one.
  4. Convert AVI to other codecs or video formats, like converting AVI to MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, ASF, VOB, FLV, etc.
  5. Convert between almost all video formats or audio formats.
  6. Convert the unsupported video or audio formats to iMovie, Avid, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro etc supported video or audio format.


Convert AVI to ProRes Guide

The following guide will take converting AVI to ProRes 422, the best recommend video editing codec for FCP, as the example. The guide can also work to convert other unsupported video or audio formats to FCP supported one or convert between video formats or audio formats.

Make Preparation: Free download AVI to ProRes Converter


Free download the professional AVI to ProRes Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import MP4 video

Click "Add file" button to add AVI video(s) to Avdshare Video Converter. Or drag and drop AVI video to Avdshare Video Converter. Batch conversion is supported.


Step 2 Select Apple ProRes as the exporting format

Click "Profile" button to set Apple ProRes 422 from the "HD Video" category as the exporting format.


Step 3 Convert AVI to ProRes

Click "Convert" button to complete the converting AVI to ProRes. And then transferring the converted ProRes to all versions of Final Cut Pro for editing will never be a problem.