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On Windows, I recommend FootageStudio 4K. It is a commercial converter (not cheap) that supports many professional formats, including ProRes.
Ffmpeg can encode video using ProRes, and runs cross-platform ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v prores -profile:v 3 -c:a pcm_s16le output.mov will do the trick.
You can try ffmbc - a customized version of FFmpeg. Unfortunately there are no builds for linux or windows at the moment so you have compile it yourself.
I'd pick something that looks flat and unsaturated. Those are usually the ones designed to retain detail. If you see clog or slog2, those are good. Rec 709 will throw out info, so don't use that. What should inform this decision? Trial and error. A lut is really just a starting point for your grade. Try some different ones out. If it absolutely ...
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