Has anyone ever done this before? Were there any difficulties? I'm shooting a short 5 minute video with Samsung Galaxy S7 in .mp4 format. Do all these Android MP4 files work pretty much the same way in Final Cut Pro? How toedit Android video in Final Cut Pro efficiently?
Although FCP tries to be helpful by automatically changing the sequence settings to match the
clip you throw to it, when it comes to the Android, things don't work out so well. FCP doesn't like Android format. To solve this dilemma, you need to take a little up front time and set up a workflow that will convert
your Android video into a format that FCP likes. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just the right app for you.
This video converting tool can effortlessly transcode Android videos in .mp4 into Final Cut Pro more friendly-editable video format such as ProRes MOV, ensuring the maximum editng quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro (no matter FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6). More than that, the Mac video converter can also allows you to convert any virtually video like AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MP4, MPEG, etc. to Final Cut Pro as well as iMovie, FCE, Avid MC, Adobe Premiere, etc for your choice. Below is how to convert Android videos to ProRes for using in FCP beautifully.
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1. Load Android files
Run the Android video converter, and then click the "Add" button to load the videos clips from your Android tablet or phone.
2. Choose ProRes as output format
Click the "Format" bar and select Final Cut Pro > Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as output format.
Tip: Click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. If you want to edit in Final Cut without having to render the clips while editing, all the frame sizes must be the same as the sequence settings. You can save a lot of render time by making all the clips the same size with this Mac Android Video converter.
3. Start conversion on Mac OS X
Simply click the "Convert" button to start Android video to ProRes conversion and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert.
When the conversion is done, you can import the converted Android movies to FCP without any trouble.
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