Summary: As FCP best supported video formats is ProRes 422, so it’s the best way to convert Blu-ray to ProRes 422 codec for editing in FCP.
ProRes, as an intermediate codec, brings powerful new capabilities to Final Cut Pro editors. It fits flawlessly into demanding editing and effects workflows. And ProRes 422 LT is a better choice for ensuring all creative work to maintain its original, pristine color and detail, from capture to final viewing. But it is intended for use during video editing, and not intended for practical or end-user viewing.
So for Disk lovers, if they want to complete their masterpiece by working with Blu-ray HD contents in Final Cut Pro, they must looking for a best way. Now you come to the right place to get the info about how to convert Blu-rays to ProRes 422 LT codec and then edit in FCP. Below are the questions and I wil provide the best answer for each. Hold on reading……
I have collected many Blu-ray discs, is it possible to make my own content with Blu-ray in Final Cut Pro?
Yes, it is possible. As FCP best supported video formats is ProRes 422, so it’s the best way to convert Blu-ray to ProRes 422 codec for editing in FCP. Nowadays there are seldom Blu-ray applications developed for Mac users, not to mention a program that can rip Blu-ray to Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro Editing.
However, a professional Mac Blu-ray to ProRes Converter from UFUSoft can realize it. It can help you rip/convert Blu-ray movie to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP without quality loss in a fast speed on Mac OS (macOS Sierra, EI Capitan included). Also with this tool, you can rip and import a Blu-ray clip to iMovie/FCE for editing. Here is an easy guide to show you how to convert blu-ray to FCP with UFUSoft Blu-ray to Prores Converter for your reference.
Step 1. Install and run the UFUSoft blu-ray Ripper for Mac for FCP on your Mac, then load your DVD files into it. You can also add Blu-ray ISO/IFO, Blu-ray folders to it.
Step 2. Click “Format” bar and select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov)” as best codec for FCP (X).
Step 3. Click on “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters, bitrate, aspect ratio, frame rate, sample rate, and channels are all changeable in the following interface, so you can adjust them according to your own requirements.
Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray to FCP Prores.mov.
Once get the converted ProRes files from BD, you can import ProRes files to Final Cut Pro for editing freely.
Very simple? If any of you have figured out a straight way to convert Blu-ray to PrORes 422 codec, please let me know, and any suggestion is appreciated. Thanks in advance.