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How to Convert and Import MPEG/MPG to Final Cut Pro on Mac

by Christine Smith • 2020-03-31 21:22:38 • Proven solutions

Final Cut Pro is the premium choice for any Mac video editing, and it is widely used by Mac users now. The MPEG standard files may use different codes and cause failure in importing to Final Cut Pro. If you comes across this situation, the best solution is to get aids from an MPEG/MPG to Final Cut Pro converter for Mac, which can help you to convert MPEG to Final Cut Pro compatible video formats and then files can be easily imported for editing job.

Final Cut Pro accepts QuickTime acceptable formats, so you can convert the MPEG/MPG files to QuickTime MOV or MP4 on Mac. And after the conversion, you can import MPEG/MPG to Final Cut Pro X or Final Cut Studio smoothly. Read the parts below to learn the best Final Cut Pro converter and follow the steps to convert MPEG/MPG to Final Cut Pro with no effort.

Part 1. Best MPG/MPEG to Final Cut Pro Converter for Windows/Mac

Wondershare UniConverter is the most recommended Final Cut Pro video converter to help you convert videos from MPG/MPEG to FCP compatible formats. It works on both Windows and Mac system with 1000+ common formats supported. You can also edit videos simply with trimming, cutting, merging, adding subtitles, applying effects, and more others. As a multiple functional video toolbox, you can learn more about it by reading the following parts.

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Steps to Convert MPG/MPEG Videos to Final Cut Pro Using Wondershare UniConverter

Step 1 Add MPG/MPEG videos to the converter.

Click the +Add Files button to add video files from your PC/Mac. You can also use drag-and-drop method to add multiple files at the same time for batch conversion.

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Step 2 Select output format as Final Cut Pro

Click the Convert all tasks to: option to open the output formats list. Go to the Editing tab and choose Final Cut Pro as your output format, also select a video resolution. You can also choose other formats under the Video tab.

Before converting MPEG videos to FCP, some editing works can be done on MPEG to FCP Converter for Mac, just click the pencil icon to reveal the Edit window and go for the option.

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Step 3 Convert MPEG/MPG to Final Cut Pro Mac

Hit the Convert All button to start the MPEG file to Final Cut Pro conversion. The conversion time mainly depends on the video length, resolution and your computer performance. You can find the converted files under the Converted tab.

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Part 2. Extra Knowledge about MPG and MPEG Format

MPEG (pronounced M-peg), which stands for Moving Picture Experts Group, is the name of a family of standards used for coding audio-visual information (e.g., movies, video, music) in a digital compressed format. The major advantage of MPEG compared to other video and audio coding formats is that MPEG files are much smaller for the same quality. This is because MPEG uses very sophisticated compression techniques. MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 are the most commonly used MPEG standards. MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 mostly produce files with the .mpg extension, and MPEG-4 with .mp4 file extension.

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