Apple ProRes codec is the best video codec for editing in Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7/6, Adobe Premiere Pro, and other editing software on Mac platform. For this reason, you may need to convert your video to Apple ProRes for further editing. And today, we will share the best Apple ProRes Converter to help you convert video to Apple ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444 for free.


If you need to direct get this free useful ProRes converter, switch to Part 2. To know more information about ProRes codec, please start from Part 1.

Briefly Introduction of Apple ProRes Codec

As one of the most popular video formats in professional video production and post-production, Apple ProRes codec takes full advantage of multicore processing and feature fast, reduced-resolution decoding modes. The ProRes family include six members: Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 4444 and Apple ProRes 4444 XQ. For online editing on the powerful computer, ProRes 422 HQ or ProRes 422 are recommended; for offline editing on the slow computer, ProRes 422 Proxy and ProRes 422 LT are recommended.


Easily Convert Any Video to Apple ProRes 422/Apple ProRes 4444

If you have some videos that can't imported to Final Cut Pro, iMovie or Adobe Premiere, a ProRes converter would be required.


Actually, there are not so many video converters that supports Apple ProRes codec. To save your time, I would like to introduce a free ProRes Converter -  VideoSolo Free Video Converter. This converter enables you to encode/decode various video format to/from ProRes in Mac OS and Windows OS. It also supports converting batch files to Apple ProRes, as well as editing files easily. What's more, it's totally free to do the conversion. With this converter's help, we can convert videos to Apple ProRes easily without any extra fee.

Here is the step-by-step guide for how to convert videos to ProRes by using VideoSolo Free Video Converter.


Step 1. Download and Install VideoSolo Free Video Converter

Download the software and install it on your computer following the instructions.


Step 2. Launch ProRes Converter and Add Files

Launch the VideoSolo Free Video Converter, click "Add Files" to select the videos you want to convert. Please note that you can select multiple files to process converting at the same time.

Launch Video Converter

Step 3. Select Output Video Format and Output Folder

Select an output format that you need, there is various formats for you to select. To find the Apple ProRes more quickly, you can search it directly in the "Output Format" window.

You can also change the output folder path to save the converted video files.

Select Output Video Format

Step 4. Edit Video with Opening and Ending Title

Choose one video file and open the editing panel by clicking the "Edit" icon. Now choose a theme you like from the different templates. Go to next step to edit the words with the title, author, time, etc. to identify your own video. Finally, you can preview your changes in the panel.

Edit Video With Template

Step 5. Start Converting Videos to Apple ProRes

Click "Convert" button to start converting process, you can also select actions like shutdown the computer after the converting completed.

Convert Videos to ProRes

With VideoSolo Free Video Converter, we can convert videos to ProRes easily. In addition, it has a Pro version that supports GPU acceleration technology which can convert videos in 6X faster speed than normal. Of course, the pro version - VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate has more powerful function and stable performance in converting video.


As we said previously, not every video converters support Apple ProRes codec. Don't waste time to practice on these converters, as we have already picked the best choice for you. It's very easy to master the steps of converting. If you need change your video format to Apple ProRes codec, don't hesitate to give VideoSolo Free Video Converter a try!