Final Cut Pro is video editing software for fast post-production on Mac. When you finish a project in Final Cut Pro and want to save it, it saves your project as a QuickTime movie by default. If you want to use other video formats, such as MP4, you need one more step. This article will show you how to export MP4 from Final Cut Pro in detail. Read on to learn more!

Michelle Michelle | Updated on Dec 21, 2023
How to Export MP4 from Final Cut Pro:

How to Export File as MP4 in Final Cut Pro?

Exporting MP4 from Final Cut Pro is easy. If you don't know how to export yet, just follow the steps below. Let's start!

Step 1. Open 'Export File'

>> In Final Cut Pro, select the project, clip, or range you want to export in Browser or the timeline.

>> On the top menu bar, click File > Share > Export File, or click the Share button in the upper right corner and select Export File.

Open Export File

Step 2. Change Video Format

>> In the Export File window, switch to the Settings tab. Then select Computer from the Format drop-down box. Now you can see that the video extension has changed from .mov to .mp4. Just click Next.

Tip: You can also adjust the Video Codec and Resolution to your liking.

Change Video Format

Step 3. Export MP4

>> Finally, rename the file and select the output path. Then click Save. The project will be exported to MP4 immediately.

Export MP4

At Last...

This is the easiest way to export a Final Cut Pro project to MP4. In addition to this method, you can also create a new video compression profile, but this requires more steps and is not recommended. I hope this article is useful to you. Have a great day!

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