Problem 1: Import M4V to FCP
I transferred a DVD to a MPEG-4 movie using HandBrake. I can open and screen the file (just over 2 hours) using QuickTime, but I cannot import it to FCP–which tells me it doesn’t recognize the format. I need to edit it for a documentary sample reel. What can I do to get it into FCP for editing?
Problem 2: M4V to Final Cut Pro. Any ideas?
I’ve been doing a lot of actor’s reels for local actors. they come to me with a DVD of their work and I’ve been using HandBrake to pull the files off the disc, which results in an m4v file. I’ve had some success converting this to ProRes in QuickTime and editing this in FCP. Does anyone have a better workflow?
Why does these happend?
M4V, developed by Apple, is a file container format and close to MP4 format. The M4V file format is a video file format used by Apple’s iTunes application. And generally, Apple’s applications like iMoive, iDVD, iTunes natively support the m4v files. Therefore, if you want to convert m4v files, or convert video to m4v for editing video with iMovie, burning DVD with iDVD and playbacking video wwith iTunes.
How to solve the problem?
you can use Doremisoft M4V Video Converter for Mac to solve all problems.
Now you have know the knowlege of M4V. Then it’s very important to choose a good video converter.Doremisoft M4V to FCP Converter can help you to convert M4V files into FCP supported video file DV so that you can easily import M4V clip into FCP and edit M4V files with FCP free.Doremisoft Video Converter is also a perfect M4V Video Editor Mac, able to edit M4V files easily on Mac OS X.
If you want to import DVD into FCP or edit DVD movies with Final Cut Pro, in fact there is a direct workflow for you—–Doremisoft DVD to FCP Converter so that you don’t have to rip DVD movies with Handbrake.
Import M4V to FCP easily as the following:
Add M4V videos is the premise as for the first step.Click the “Add File” button to select the M4V videos from your hard drive to Mac video converter.
The important step is select DV as the output format.Move your mouse cursor to Common Video and select an DV video format as the target formats.
At last,only click on the Start button to start converting M4V to FCP.Don’t forget to save your videos.
If you use iMovie to edit M4V video you can learn to Convert M4V to iMovie.