MOV to ProRes Converter: Convert QuickTime MOV to Apple ProRes

How to Convert MOV to ProRes without Quality Loss on Mac and Windows?

Downloaded one MOV movie or recorded one MOV clip with iPhone, but can not smoothly edit it in FCP? Confused about why FCP can import some MOV files while can not import others and want to know the reason for that? All these questions will be answered and the corresponding solution will be provided in the following article.

Why FCP Can not Import Some MOV Files?

FCP, as one video editor developed by Apple, is widely used by many Apple users. FCP supports many video formats and codecs, among which MOV format is one of the supported video format. MOV, as a container format, is natively supported by FCP, but it does not mean that each MOV file encoded with any codec can be smoothly edited in FCP, given the fact that various codecs can be wrapped in MOV container format. Among all codecs which can compress MOV format, ProRes codec is FCP favorite one and FCP will have no problem to import MOV compressed with ProRes codec. So when MOV and FCP incompatibility issue happens, the recommended solution is to convert the incompatible MOV to MOV ProRes.

MOV to ProRes Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Among all MOV to ProRes converters, Avdshare Video Converter is the highly recommended one. Check the key features of Avdshare Video Converter as follows:
    Convert any MOV file encoded with codecs other than ProRes to MOV ProRes for the successful MOV import to FCP.
  2. Convert other unsupported video formats, like FLV, MKV, WMV, WEBM, etc to MOV ProRes for the successful import to FCP.
  3. Convert MOV to other popular video formats for playing or editing MOV on more other video programs.
  4. Convert MOV or other unsupported video formats or codecs to the ones supported by iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android phones or tablets, Zune, Roku, Xbox, Wii, etc.
  5. Easily convert between any two video formats or codecs.

Guide on Converting MOV to ProRes

Converting QuickTime MOV to Apple ProRes will be easy if you follow the guide below.

Make Preparation: Free download MOV to ProRes Converter

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

Step 1 Upload MOV file

Click the "Add file" button to import the MOV file to this MOV to ProRes converter. Or drag the MOV file and drop it to this MOV to ProRes converter.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MOV ProRes as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.

Step 3 Start the conversion

Click the "Convert" button to easily get the incompatible MOV converted to MOV ProRes for the successful MOV import to FCP.