You can follow the steps below to easily convert DivX files to ProRes on Mac OS X including El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, etc.
“I have iMac, and a camera that records in DivX. I have DivX .avi video files from the camcorder. When I import the DivX files into FCP to be edited, I can play the files individually in the viewer window, but can not edit them, because they display as blue screen (unrendered media) in the editor window.”
In fact, Final Cut Pro(even the latest FCP X) can’t ingest DivX format natively. That's why so many people like you are looking for ways to convert DivX to ProRes, which are highly compatible with Final Cut Pro. Simply follow this article to convert DivX video to ProRes(422, 422 HQ, 422 LT, 4444) on Mac OS X (Mavericks included) for working with FCP flawlessly.
First you need to download Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality video converter, player and editor which is compatible with any Mac OS system including Mavericks 10.9. With it, I can effortlessly transcode DivX files for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro X. If you're editing DivX movie with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Express, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it now and learn the step-by-step DivX to ProRes conversion.
How to encode DivX files to ProRes for Final Cut Pro
1. Install and launch the DivX to ProRes Converter, and then click “Add Video” button to import .divx files.
2. Click on the “Format” bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422“ or ”Apple ProRes 422 HQ“ or ”Apple ProRes 4444" as the output format.
Tips: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
3. Click Convert button to start transcoding DivX to ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac OS X.
Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find the generated .MOV videos which can be directly imported to FCP 6/7/X. Enjoy your movie editing now.
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