Apple Compressor is a built-in Final Cut Pro program offering to encode to ProRes for stunning quality at surprisingly small file sizes for editing in FCP, as well as exporting Final Cut Pro project to MPEG-2, H.264, QuickTime and optimized preset for Apple devices including iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Apple TV.
However, for quite a long time, Final Cut Pro users are suffering slow encoding process of Apple project and are limited to encoding Fincal Cut Pro projects to only several video formats. Even with the Apple Compressor, they still cannot export Final Cut Pro projects to WMV, AVI, MP3, MKV, WebM, F4V, ASF, OGG, VOB etc. And Compressor is limited in converting Appple unfrinedly format such as MKV, FLV, AVCHD MTS, some MP4, MOV and M4V video files to Apple ProRes. To better support for your workflow editting and sharing, you will need a best Apple Compress Aleternative or replacement.
Best Compressor Replacement/Alternative
PavTube Video Converter for Mac is considered as a fast and smart Apple Compressor alternative and replacement. It is an all-in-one video converter on Mac OS X with batch conversion at super fast processing speed and in excellent quality. The Compressor alternative supports converting any format video to Final Cut Pro supported Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Apple ProRes 4444, DVCPRO HD 1080p 25, DVCPRO HD 1080p 30, DVCPRO HD 1080p i50, DVCPRO HD 1080p i60, HDV, Apple InterMediate Codec.
The Apple Compressor replacement is able to do format conversion among various popular video and audio formats, including Flash Video/YouTube video (*.flv, *.f4v), HD Video (*.tod, *.mod, *.mov, *.mts, *.m2t, *.m2ts, *.ts, *.tp, *.trp, *.evo, *.mkv, *.dv ), General Video (*.avi, *.mpg, *.wmv, etc), QuickTime video(*.mov), DVR Videos (*.tivo) and more.
In addition, the Compressor Alternative helps you to convert video files for your new iPad 4, iPad 3, iPhone 5, iPhone 4/4S, Apple TV 3, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet, Asus Infinity TF700, Nexus 7 tablet, Samsung Galaxy S III, Dell Streak, Xbox360, Motorola Xoom, PS Vita, PS3, Media Server, NAS, Archos, Droid X, Droid 2, Nokia N8, Motorola Atrix 4G, Galaxy Tab, HTC Evo 4G, iTunes, QuickTime Player, iMovie, FCE, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, iDVD, and more.
Step-by-Step Guide to Convert Video to Apple ProRes on Mac(Mountain Lion included)
PrePare: Free download Apple Compressor Alternative – PavTube Video Converter for Mac.
Step 1: Load source video
Click on “Add Video” to import source files. Or directly drag and drop your source video to the program
Step 2: Set Apple ProRes as output format.
Click on “Format” drop-down list and choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” from “Final Cut Pro” category.
Step 3: Start Convert
Click on “Convert” button to start Conversion. The Apple Compressor Alaternative will encode your source video to ProRes file with admirable video quality and at super fast speed.