As you open this webpage, you're most likely to find an intelligible way to convert MKV to ProRes. Then I promise, this how-to guide will never let you down. Before we get started, I'll make a quick explanation about MKV and ProRes.
MKV is a free and open video container format that is quite familiar to us, while ProRes is a line of proprietary intermediate codecs developed by Apple Inc. ProRes video is typically encapsulated in .mov or .mxf video container format, which is mainly intended for video post-production, and not for practical playback and viewing. Therefore, I'll guide you through how to convert MKV to ProRes for use during video editing.
I bet 99% of people are extremely loath to learn and type jargon code into command-line based software like FFmpeg just to process some video conversion. That's why I highly recommend WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro here. This is an all-in-one video and audio processing toolkit that fully serves as a decent MKV to ProRes converter.
Without intricate layout and complicated operation, just drag and drop files into an intuitive graphical interface to implement MKV to ProRes conversion. Free DownloadFree Download this oversimplified application, now let's jump in.
Launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and open "Converter" module on a clean home interface. Press "Add Files" or "Add Video Folder" button to add all MKV files or execute a simple drag-and-drop action.
Click the Format Profile on the right side to open the full list of 500+ predefined presets. Head over to "Apple" category and select "Apple ProRes" profile to directly convert MKV to ProRes MOV format.
Tips: The 500+ presets are well-organized in different categories, you're free to convert MKV to other video, audio or device-compatible formats as you wish.
The default ProRes codec is ProRes 422 HQ. If you want a different ProRes format, open "Parameter settings" windows and navigate to "Video Settings" section. You're able to select additional 5 formats in the drop-down list of "Encoder" option: ProRes 422, ProRes 422 Proxy, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 4444 XQ, and ProRes 4444. Click OK to save changes.
Designated an output path to save the converted ProRes MOV files. Lastly, hit the big "Run" button to start to convert MKV to ProRes in batch mode.
That's all about how to convert MKV files to ProRes. Apart from that, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is also outfitted with some basic editing features that enable you to cut, split, merge, crop, rotate, flip, filter and watermark videos.