Summary: How can I convert WMV video to Apple ProRes format on Mac? Read on to find an answer to the question. This post demonstrates an easy and direct way to transcode WMV files to ProRes .mov using WMV to Apple ProRes Converter preserving original quality of .wmv files.
People sometimes need a third party WMV to ProRes Converter to encode WMV video files to MOV format with ProRes codec. After format conversion, they will be able to edit WMV files in NLEs like FCP (X), DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Premiere much more smoothly.
Working well as a WMV to MOV Converter for Mac, the HD Video Converter for Mac is capable of rewrapping WMV files to ProRes .mov, AIC .mov, DNxHD .mov, etc. fitting for various editing programs. Best of all, it offers a couple of ProRes formats for users to choose from, including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target format depending on your request in post production workflow. This converter program is able to run on Mac OS X 10.5 or above, including the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If you are looking for a transcoder to process WMV to Apple ProRes Conversion, you can download a demo to see if it is what you want.
How to encode WMV video files to ProRes 422 on Mac?
To process WMV video to Apple ProRes 422 Conversion on Mac, follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional WMV to ProRes Converter for Mac. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load your source video to it.
Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format. The ProRes codec is best suited for editing in FCP 6, FCP 7 and its latest version FCPX. It also works well in DaVinci Resolve and Premiere Pro.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
As we’ve mentioned in the beginning, this Mac WMV to FCP Video converter program offers a couple of ProRes formats for users to choose from, including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target format depending on your requirement in post production.
Apple ProRes 422 – Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT);
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) – Keep original video quality for editing in FCP;
Apple ProRes 422 (LT) – Get a smaller file sizes than Apple ProRes 422;
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) – SD levels – 480i/p and 576i/p. Used in offline workflows.
Apple ProRes 4444 – Edit and finish 4:4:4 material.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start Sony PMW-1000 XAVC/XDCAM to ProRes MOV conversion.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes QuickTime files for using in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with optimum performance.
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