How to convert .mp4 to .mov for Final Cut Pro

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by willam88, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. willam88 macrumors newbie

    Jul 20, 2008
    Hello, I am trying to practise editing by making movie trailers from DVD I have. I used handbreak to bring the movie on my computer, but it comes in a .mp4 and final cut won't read it. So I was wondering if there was a free converter for .mp4 to .mov files or something I can do in handbreak ?
  2. Chaos123x macrumors 68000

    Jul 8, 2008
    Compressor comes with Final Cut Pro.

    Try using that to change into a file, that you can edit with.

    Remember though it's another generation of compression.
  3. natatos macrumors regular

    Dec 23, 2008
  4. -DH macrumors 65816

    Nov 28, 2006
    Nashville Tennessee
    Handbrake is the wrong tool for converting DVD-Video to an editing format. Use MPEG Streamclip.

  5. willam88 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 20, 2008
    thank you all for all of your help; I have given up on final cut I have moved to avid so. thank y'all or all of you help

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