FLV to FCP/iMovie
Import FLV to Final Cut Pro/iMovie by converting FLV to Final Cut Pro Supported Video Format
“I just downloaded some funny videos from YouTube and want to make a short film with them. But when I try importing them for editing neither iMovie nor Final Cut would not accept these files. They are all .flv vidoes. Do I need to encode the .flv files to a Quicktime format which can be edited in Final Cut Pro 7? What tool do you recommend?”
If you would like to use downloaded flash videos in Final Cut/iMovie, convert the .flv to editable format with Pavtube Video Converter for Mac first. The tool lets you convert FLV and export Apple ProRes or Intermediate codec encoded .mov videos that are natively supported by Final Cut and iMovie. Follow the below steps to convert FLV to for editing in Final Cut Pro or iMovie.
Convert FLV to Final Cut Pro Supported Video Format with Pavtube FLV to FCP/iMovie Converter
1. Load FLV videos to the program. Launch the Mac FLV to Final Cut Pro Converter, drag and drop the FLV videos to the Mac app or head to “File”> “Add Files” to import your FLV files.
2. Select format from output format list. Press on the “Format” bar to select a format from “Final Cut Pro” or “iMovie and Final Cut Express” group.
3. Set settings to retain best possible quality. Click “Settings” to set video resolution, bit rate and frame rate of the output file. Recommended configuration for YouTube 720p HD video:
Container Format: .mov
Video Codec: Apple ProRes 422/Intermediate codec
Video Resolution: 1280×720 for 720p HD
Video Bitrate: 3,000 kbps
Frame Rate: 30fps
Audio Codec: PCM
Audio Bitrate: 128 kbps
Audio Channel: Stereo
4. Start converting FLV to FCP editable video on Mac OS X.
Click “Convert” get the FLV to FCP Video Converter work around. When the FLV to Final Cut Pro Mac conversion is done, press “Open” to find converted MOV files and then you can use the YouTunbe FLV videos easily.
This Mac video converter supports Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion on iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, etc and can also convert AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV, FLV videos for editing on Mac.