ASF format, known as Active Streaming Format or Advanced Streaming Format, is powered by Microsoft. What if people want to edit ASF files in FCP? Since ASF is mainly used in Windows, it is not compatible with most Apple devices, players, NLEs like Final Cut Pro, etc.
In order to edit ASF files anywhere, you'd better to convert ASF to more popular video format like Apple ProRes MOV for FCP(X/7/6).
With the best ASF to FCP Video Converter - Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, you can effortlessly and losslessly transcode ASF files to FCP best supported Apple ProRes codec with no quality loss, and then you can load the footages to Final Cut Pro for editing as you want. This ASF to FCP converter has many preset codec/formats for output, such as Apple ProRes 422/4444/LT/HQ codec.
Besides, it can help you convert ASF for smoothly importing and editing in other non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements, After Effects, Avid Media Composer and more with preset profile for th. If you're using a PC, turn to the Windows version here which also create Apple prores code for you.
Key features of best FCP video converter for Mac:
-Convert ASF to FCP supported format with original quality.
-Convert any HD/4K ASF, MKV, MOV, MP4, AVI, H.265, MXF, MTS etc to FCP format.
-Personalize videos with diversified video editing tools.
-Batch conversion and super fast conversion speed.
-Extract audio from video to MP3, MKV, M4V, WAV, etc.
Follow the guide to Convert ASF Videos to FCP editable format
Note: If you are FCP X users, before you try to do the conversion, don't forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.
Step 1: Load ASF file
Download and run ASF to ProRes Converter on Mac, and then click the "Add" button to import the .asf videos to the program. Or Drag and Drop to load the ASF videos.
Step 2: Set output format
Click "format" bar and choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as Final Cut Pro compatible format for editing ASF files in FCP (FCP 6/7/X) smoothly.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click the "Convert" button to start converting ASF to ProRes MOV for FCP. After the conversion, click the Open button to locate the output files and import to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing smoothly.
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