How to import MPG to Final Cut Pro (X) for editing
"Will Final Cut Pro import .mpg files? I have a Sony Handycamwith a hard disk and it takes video in .mpg files. I didn't see that in the list of supported file types on the Apple website page for it. How can I import .mpg to Final Cut Pro?"
That's correct, Final Cut Pro don't natively support MPG, MPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 files, it can import MPEG-4 files (but need to be rendered once you place them on your timeline) and MOV files (without rendering). Therefore, to import MPG to Final Cut Pro directly, the best way is to convert MPG to Final Cut Pro supported Apple ProRes MOV files.
iOrgsoftMPG to Final Cut Pro Converter is a practical tool for you to convert MPG, MPEG files to Final Cut Pro supported MOV files in order to free import MPG to Final Cut Pro (X), FCE, iMovie on Mac OS X Mountain Lion . Besides, it is also able to convert MPG to other video files AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV FLV, DV, 3GP, ASF, RM etc.
Guides on how to convert MPG to Final Cut Pro (FCP)
Step 1: Import MPG files
Download the latest version of MPG to Final Cut Pro Converter, install and run. And then, click Add Files to import MPG files to FCP, or you can also drag MPG files directly to MPG to Final Cut Pro directly.
Step 2: Choose output format and directory
You can click the drop-down list of Convert Toto select output format as "Final Cut Pro"-> "Apple ProRes MOV ". After that, click "…" of Save Toto designate a directory to save your converted files.
Step 3: Convert MPG to Final Cut Pro (X)
Click Convert to transcode MPG to MOV for editing in Final Cut Pro.
Optional: Edit MPG files
Besides converting MPG to Prores MOV for editing in Final Cut Pro, MPG to Final Cut Pro Converter also offers powerful video editing features like Trim, Split, Crop and Edit If you need to cut off unwanted parts for your videos and keep only the video clips you need, you can try Trim Ifyou want to cut videos to several clips with the same duration or averagely split to several parts, you can just go to Split
If you would like to crop off unwanted parts from your video files or adjust file size of your video, you can turn to Crop. If you need to tweak video brightness, contrast and saturation or add special effect to video, just ask Effect for help
Note: Crop and Edit are integrated into one functional button:Edit