How to edit Blu-ray files in FCP X without subtitle?

Blu-ray to FCP X

Q: Hi, guys, who can teach me how to edit Blu-ray files in FCP X without subtitle? Recently, my boss arranged a new task for me which let me edit edit Blu-ray movies in FCP X to make some modifications. However, as I know, Blu-ray format isn’t supported by FCP X, so I can’t directly edit Blu-ray in FCP X at all. I searched some information about it, I know I need to convert Blu-ray to Apple ProRes, but the specific steps and note I don’t know, so if some one knew well the process, please teach me, any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!

Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format. It was designed to supersede the DVD format, in that it is capable of storing high-definition video resolution (1920×1080 pixels). High-definition video may be stored on Blu-ray Discs with up to 1080p resolution, at up to 60 (59.94) fields or 60 frames per second. DVD discs had been limited to a maximum resolution of 480i or 576i. So Blu-ray Disc is more and more popular among the market. Some people also need to import Blu-ray in some NLE program for further editing. his article will introduce you to how to convert and import Blu-ray video in Final Cut Pro X without subtitle.

However, to transfer Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro X for editing directly is impossible at currently. It is a pity for it. The biggest reason is that FCP X doesn’t support Blu-ray format. The best editable format for FCP X is Apple ProRes. So in order to import Blu-ray to Final Cut Pro X, the best solution is to transcode Blu-ray to FCP X best editing codec – Apple ProRes. Of course, first you need to get a Blu-ray Ripper? If you puzzle at which converter on the market to select, Acrok Blu-ray Ripper, an excellent Blu-ray ripping software, is highly recommended to help you easily get your work done. With this Blu-ray ripper, you not only can rip and convert all your Blu-ray files to ProRes for editing in FCP X, you can edit your Blu-ray files in FCP X without subtitle to meet your needs, you also can convert them to other format like MOV/MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) for iMovie, etc to satisfy your different needs.

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Guide: How to convert Blu-ray to ProRes for better editing in FCP X?

Step 1: Import your Blu-ray files into the Blu-ray to FCP X Converter
Install and run the Blu-ray Ripper for FCP X. Insert Blu-ray into disc drive and click “Load Disc” to import the Blu-ray files.

Blu-ray to FCP X Converter - Convert Blu-ray files to FCP X ProRes video on Mac

Tip 1.Usually, when you import your Blu-ray files into the Blu-ray ripper for converting, the software default setting is with no subtitles. This Blu-ray to FCP converter can help you achieve their goals easily. For playing Blu-ray movies with subtitles as you want, you need to manually selection.

Tip 2. If you backuped Blu-ray to.mkv format on your computer, you need to click “Editing” option to crop the video. By the way, you can use the same way to remove black bar.

Step 2: Select output format for FCP X
Click “Format” drop-down bar to choose Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov) as the best target format.

Blu-ray to FCP X | Convert Blu-ray to ProRes video for FCP X on Mac

Before conversion, if you want to add watermark on your Blu-ray , you can just click “Editing” button to go to “Watermark” tab to add text or picture watermarks to Blu-ray movie files.

Step 3: Start converting Blu-ray for FCP X
When the above steps are done, tap “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray to ProRes codec video for FCP X. Then you can click “Open” to find the exported videos which can be directly imported to FCP X. Please have a try. Now, you can import and edit Blu-ray in FCP X without subtitle.

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