How to Convert MKV to Apple ProRes for Editing in FCP/FCP X?

MKV to ProRes Video Converter - Convert MKV to Apple ProRes with High Quality

How to edit MKV video on Final Cut Pro X? Before importing MKV to Final Cut Pro, we should figure out whether MKV video can be directly edited by Final Cut Pro X or not. Can Final Cut Pro support MKV video? After checking from FCP official website, we know that the answer is negative. And also on FCP official website, we know that Apple ProRes is the codec designed by Apple Company and is fully compatible used for editing on Final Cut Pro. So to get MKV file successfully edited on FCP, the best solution is to use a MKV to ProRes converter to convert the unsupported MKV file to FCP best supported ProRes.

To accomplish the task of converting MKV to Final Cut Pro X ProRes codec, Avdshare Video Converter is highly recommended. Avdshare Video Converter includes a lot of amazing features which will be listed clearly below.

MKV to ProRes Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Support to convert MKV to any version of Apple ProRes for best editing on Final Cut Pro X.
  2. Convert MKV or other unsupported video formats to the video format supported by other devices and video editing programs like Sony Vegas, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, iPad, iPhone, Samsung, Android and so on. For example, converting MKV to Android supported MP4 H.264, converting MKV to iPhone or iPad best supported MOV H.264.
  3. Support to convert other unsupported video formats to Apple ProRes codec for successfully editing any video format on any FCP.
  4. Support to edit any MKV video file with cropping, trimming, merging, adding watermarks, special effects and subtitles.
  5. Support to watch and play any video format, like MKV, MP4, etc with the built-in media player.
  6. Support to provide Full HD MP4, MKV, 4K, 1080P, 720P and other ultra-clear video output formats with various resolutions.

How to Convert MKV to Apple ProRes?

The following will show a step by step guide on how to convert MKV to Apple ProRes to successfully import MKV to FCP or FCP X for easy editing.

Free download the MKV to ProRes Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

Free download MKV to Apple ProRes converter- Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac) by instructions, install and import MKV to Apple ProRes converter, then the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import the MKV file to this MKV to ProRes converter

First, click the "Add file" button to select and load the MKV file which you want to convert to the interface of Avdshare Video Converter.

Step 2 Set the output format as Apple ProRes

Then, click the "Profile" button to choose "Apple ProRes 422" or  "Apple ProRes 4444" in the "HD Video" category。

Step 3 Convert MKV to ProRes

Finally, click the “Convert” button to start converting MKV to Apple ProRes as you want. And then you can get the final Apple ProRes 422 for editing on Final Cut Pro X.

More About ProRes Codec

Apple ProRes is a high quality video codec developed by Apple. The Apple ProRes format can bring a variety of frame sizes, frame rates, bit depths and color sampling ratios. It has 6 versions currently, and they are ProRes Proxy, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444 and ProRes 4444 XQ. In Final Cut Pro X, ProRes 422 is the default format for all optimized media. It can balance picture quality and editing efficiency very well, and is also the first choice for most DSLR users.