Summary: Looking for an easy way to convert your Apple ProRes files to a playable format like MP4? This article will tell you how to easily and fast convert ProRes to MP4 videos with high video quality.
Just output from FCP X some 1920x1080 ProRes and I have searched in vain for a definitive program or software method to simply convert ProRes files to MP4 file for easier playback and sharing. I’ve tried FFmepg, but after the transcode from ProRes to MP4, it is rainbows, green, and a big mess. Is there a decent program can bring me a Apple ProRes to MP4 conversion in a lossless way and keeping the best quality?
So I have scoured the internet, tried everything I could find and have a decent solution. In fact, it's quite easy to get that done if you have the right ProRes video converting tool. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to help you convert ProRes 4444, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT), and ProRes 422 (Proxy) to MP4 without any trouble. Besides, it can also convert ProRes files to other popular formats such as FLV, WMV, DivX, MOV, MPEG, AVI and more on Mac OS X(Yosemite). In addition to that, the program has a video editor tool that you can use to crop, trim, merge, add watermark and other features to the videos.
Tutorial: How to convert ProRes files to MP4 on Mac
1. Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop the Apple ProRes files to the Converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app.
2. Click Format bar and you can choose H.264 Video(*.mp4) or H.265 Video(*.mp4) from Common Video as the output file format.
3. Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.
4. Finally, please click "Convert" button to start the ProRes .mov to .mp4 conversion on Mac. After the conversion, get the output .mp4 files and it will ensure a smooth playback on Windows, iPad, YouTube or anywhere you want.
Additional Tips: As mentioned above, besides transcoding ProRes to MP4 format, this Apple ProRes Converter can also convert ProRes files to AVI, WMV, MPEG-2, FLV, MKV, etc no matter for playback, editing or sharing. Just choose a proper format in the second step.
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