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How to convert .R3D to ProRes MOV format for FCP X? In this article you will get the Red R3D Video Converter on Mac, it can help you to convert R3D format files to FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec for editing, please read.

R3D format is a file format that mainly recorded by Red camcorders, this is an advanced file format that efficiently encodes measurements from a camera’s digital sensor in a way that maximizes post-production capabilities. From Red official website you can learn that R3D files can be converted later to benefit from future improvements in RAW development software, this format can overcome FAT32 and other partition limitations, because it can be separated to files under 4GB. Besides, Red R3D format is not subject to the royalty fees required by other formats, including H.264 if not an end-user.

Red R3D Video Converter

As an advanced file format, most users are not familiar with R3D format, and they don’t know how to use this format perfectly when they need to edit R3D files with FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC,  Vegas Pro 18, etc. there are a few of users have encountered the Red R3D video editing issues, they found the Final Cut Pro X can’t support Red R3D videos, in this case, the most effect way to import Red R3D videos to FCP X is to convert .R3D to ProRers MOV format, because the Apple ProRes codec MOV format is native supported video format of Final Cut Pro X, with this format you won’t have any importing and editing programs. Here we would like to recommend the best 4K video converter for Red R3D files, the software is called Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, with this Red R3D video converter you can easily convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X, or convert R3D files to DNxHD for Avid MC, or convert R3D files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, etc. now you can try this powerful Red R3D Video Converter to convert 4K video on Mac.

Convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X

It is not complicated to convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X with this 4K video converter, we have prepared the easy steps below, you can use this Red R3D video converter to convert 4K video on Mac within few clicks, now please follow the steps to convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X, you can also use it to convert 4K video on Mac to other formats, the steps are nearly the same.

1. Download this Red R3D Video Converter, aka Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, install this program on your MacBook or iMac. If you want to convert Red R3D files on Windows computer, you can also download the Windows version, both Windows version and Mac version can help you to convert R3D to ProRes MOV or other formats.

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2. Launch this Red R3D 4K video converter, click add files button on the top left corner to import the R3D files that you want to convert, you can add batch files at one time, batch loading and converting is supported by this Red R3D video converter.

Convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X

3. Click format column you can choose the output format you need, to convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X, please choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format, this format is well supported by FCP X, you can also choose Apple ProRes 422 LT, HQ, Proxy or Apple ProRes 4444 according to your need.

Red R3D Video Converter - Convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X

4. Before you convert .R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X, you can adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate, video codec or others, if you don’t need to adjust you can skip this step.

5. Click convert button on the main interface of this Red R3D 4K video converter, the software will convert R3D to ProRers MOV for FCP X.

When your R3D files are converted by this Red R3D video converter, you can get the videos and import them into Final Cut Pro X, and now you can edit 4K video with FCP X on Mac smoothly, there will be no problems anymore. Hope this 4K video converter can help you, just try it!

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