Summary: Wanna an easy way to transcode Apple ProRes to H.264 MP4 for easier playback and sharing. Read this article below and you will how to.
Apple ProRes codec is the best codec for editing in Final Cut Pro on Mac platform. If you intend to play your ProRes videos in a video player app, or handle ProRes files on Windows, you’d better convert Apple ProRes to H.264 MP4 or other common file type.
I tried Handbrake and it tried, but the pans became quite jerky. So, is there a tool that does a better job of converting Apple ProRes format to H.264. After searching further and widely, I found Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac can do the job well and bring me the best result.
As the best Apple ProRes decoder, it supports all types of Apple ProRes codecs like ProRes 4444, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT), and ProRes 422 (Proxy). With it, you can convert ProRes to any other video or audio formats including convert ProRes 4444 or 422 to AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, 3GP, MKV, VOB, FLV, AAC, MP3 and more. Hence, transcoding ProRes to MP4/H.264 with this app would just be a piece of cake. If you want to convert ProRes to H.264 on a PC, please turn to ProRes converter for Windows. Download and install the program and follow the complete guide below.
How to Convert ProRes to H.264 MP4 video
This ProRes to H.264 conversion guide uses the video converter Mac screenshot. To encode Apple ProRes files on Windows, just get the right version. The workflow is almost the same.
1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the Apple ProRes files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
2. Choose H.264 MP4 format. You can click Format bar and choose H.264 Video(*.mp4) from Common Video as the output file format. If you want to put your ProRes .mov videos on portable devices, you can also directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad.
Tip: If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc.
3. Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the ProRes Converter will start transcode Prores MOV to H.264 immediately. Don’t worry about the video quality loss. After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now you can use your converted Apple ProRes clips anywhere you want.
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