Editing MKV Videos in Final Cut Pro X/7

As an ideal video editing tool, Final Cut Pro is widely used by video professionals and hobbyists on Mac OS X. However, if you want to import MKV to Final Cut Pro for additional editing, you’ll be disappointed since FCP can’t support MKV format. It would be a painful experience opening & editing MKV files with Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7. And there are some frequently asked question quoted as below.

Q1: FCP 7 cannot play my .mkv file

I have a mkv file, which plays perfectly in VLC. If I import the MKV into Final Cut Pro, the program can’t open and play the video.”

Q2: Final Cut Pro X MKV issue

I am trying to import a .mkv file into FCP X and it refuse to recognize the video. Can anyone give me some suggestions? Thanks in advance.” Continue reading “Editing MKV Videos in Final Cut Pro X/7”