How to Import BDMV Files to Final Cut Pro

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This is a tutorial on how to import and edit BDMV files in Final Cut Pro. Get details now.

How to Import BDMV Files to Final Cut Pro

As a Final Cut Pro user, you may come across some video editing issues like FCP won’t take BDMV files. In this page, we would like to share some tips and tricks to solve the BDMV to Final Cut Pro incompatible problems. Get them now.

BDMV may refer to a Blu-ray movie folder with MTS/M2TS extensions or a BDMV folder from AVCHD camera recorders. Neither of them can be supported by Final Cut Pro well (even the latest FCP X). To import BDMV to Final Cut Pro for editing, you'll need to convert BDMV files to Final Cut Pro friendly video formats and Apple ProRes is the best choice.

To get the work done, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is strongly recommended It can help you convert BDMV files for Final Cut Pro on Mac OS X (El Capitan, Yosemite included) without quality loss. Besides FCP, this Mac BDMV converter can transcode BDMV files for smoothly editing in Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Adobe After Effects and more NLE systems. Click the Download button below to download the program and follow the steps to import BDMV file to Final Cut Pro with ease.

Tutorial: Convert and import BDMV to FCP on Mac

1. Import BDMV video files Install and run the BDMV to FCP converter app. Then click Add button to load the .mts or .m2ts videos you want to convert for FCP. Or simply drag the videos to the item bar for conversion.

2. Choose ProRes as output format > Click Format bar and go to Final Cut Pro column by choosing "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as best video format for editing BDMV clips in Final Cut Pro with good video quality.

Tip: 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. Start BDMV to FCP conversion > Click "Convert" button to start transcoding BDMV files to ProRes for importing to FCP.

After the conversion, click "Open" button to get the exported files and then import the converted BDMV files into Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7 to do further editing without any issue.

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