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How to Convert and Import AVI to Final Cut Pro on Mac

Final Cut Pro is a wonderful tool to help you turn your home videos into professional eye-catching movies, huh? Have some AVI videos either downloaded from the Internet or taken by your cameras and want to touch them up with FCP? However, if you want to import AVI to Final Cut Pro for editing, there will be some troubles since AVI is not included in Final Cut Pro compatible video format list.

Hence, to edit AVI files through Final Cut Pro, first, you need to convert AVI to Final Cut Pro supported video formats like MP4, MOV, M4V, etc. You need to use a Mac video converter to do the conversion. The best tool to help you get it done is Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac. This converter can be used to convert any AVI video to Final Cut Pro compatible format with fast conversion speed and high output quality. After the file conversion, you can edit the video as you like through Final Cut Pro. Download it now and follow the quick start user guide below to convert AVI movies for editing in Final Cut Pro.

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1Load videos

Download, install and launch the app. The main interface is as below. You can either click File > Add Video Files to select and import AVI videos to the program. You can also add files by simply drag & drops. When the files are loaded, you can select your preferred subtitle, audio track, take snapshots, etc. as you like.

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2Select Final Cut Pro as output format

You can see a format list at the bottom at the software interface. Simply click Editing and choose Final Cut Pro as the output format to get videos with the best setting for FCP. As you can see, you can also convert video to iDVD, iMovie, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.

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3Start conversion

When all the settings are done, click Convert to start the conversion. Wait for the conversion to be done. The destination folder will automatically open after the conversion. After that, you can import the converted video to FCP for editing.

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