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Work VOB Files Editable with Final Cut Pro X on Mac

Q: “Hi, I am trying to import .vob files from home DVD created file ago to Final Cut Pro. It is just refusing to do it. If anybody got suggestion or solution, will be appreciated. Thank you.”

A VOB file is a movie data file from a DVD disc, typically stored in the VIDEO_TS folder at the root of the DVD. It contains a majority of the data stored on the disc which includes video, audio, subtitles, DVD menus and other navigation contents. However, when you try to import VOB files to Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac, you’ll be disappointed to find FCPX won’t support VOB files as input. Don’t worry, this post will share the best workaround to solve your problem.

To work VOB files editable with Final Cut Pro X, you can use some third party Video converter to transcode/convert VOB to FCPX more preferred Apple ProRes 422 formats before importing. The job can be done effortlessly with the help of Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, which can quickly and losslessly convert VOB files to ProRes.mov on Mac OS X (high sierra included).

Besides, you can also convert VOB files to 250+ common video/audio formats, including H.265/HEVC, M4V, MP4, FLV, AVI, MKV, MPEG-2, etc for using in iPhone, iPad, Android, HDTV, and more.

Free download VOB video converter:


Step 1. Add VOB source files

Install and launch the professional VOB video converter on Mac. Click Add button to load the original source to it. If you want to merge multiple video clips into a single one, you can turn on “Merge into one file” option.


Step 2. Select output format

Clicking “Format” bar and choose Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format from the “Final Cut Pro” category. The output videos will work with FCP X flawlessly.


Step 3. Start VOB to FCP conversion

With above settings, click the “Convert” button to convert/transcode VOB files for Final Cut Pro X. Once finishede, VOB files will be converted into ProRes .MOV files ready to be imported into Final Cut Pro X/10/7/6 (Click File > Import > Files to import the projects).

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  1. Geroge says:

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