Questions tagged [prores]

An intermediate video codec.

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Can you edit Apple ProRes in iMovie '11?

I have an older Mac Pro, and I am not able to run Final Cut Pro X because of graphics card limitations. However, because I have it installed, it seems like the codecs are present that are required ...
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What hardware should I get for a conversion farm for MXF => Prores

I currently use a mac pro for importing mxf files into FCP (equivalent to converting to prores, I believe) at about 3x realtime @29.97fps. I want to get a machine to run ffmpeg & do the ...
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Why won't certain videos preview in MacOS Finder any more?

It used to be possible to preview all ProRes and PNG sequence .mov video files in the Finder in MacOS, by selecting the file and pressing the spacebar. Now it isn't. It's a pain. Is there a workaround?...
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Intra-frame H.264 / H.265 compared to DNxHR or Prores as intermediate codecs for editing

IMPORTANT: ISSUE SOLVED (STILL A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS, THOUGH), I POSTED SOME INFO BELOW THE ORIGINAL POST AS AN UPDATE IF SOMEONE FINDS THIS USEFUL: Quick question: what are the advantages of using ...
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ffmpeg ProRes to MP4 Alters Colors Slightly

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going wrong, but I have a ProRes MOV file with the following specifications: And I want to convert it to a 4:2:0 MP4 video file. Every time I attempt ...
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How to specify 422 8bit ProRes with ffmpeg?

I understand that if I want 444 10 bit, I use pix_fmt yuva444p10le, but what about if I want 8 bit 422? Using yuv422p does not work, and if I leave the pix_fmt field blank ffmpeg always defaults to ...
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Missing moov atom from ProRes 422 .MOV file

I have a ~200gb ProRes 422 MOV file recorded on a Ninja V that is unplayable. The Ninja will not recover the file when I try to replay it in-body. ffmpeg reports that the moov atom is missing. ...
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ffmpeg prores alpha channel quantization looks pretty bad

Might be related to this other ticket? I've been doing some prores tests for both color and alpha. Usually this isn't a big deal since my alpha channels are solid with a 1-2pixel transition to black....