Verify installation of Pro Video Formats

Learn how to make sure you've installed Pro Video Formats for Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor.

Pro Video Formats enables Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor to work with a variety of video formats, including MXF files. To make sure you've installed Pro Video Formats and to check the version, follow these steps.

  1. From the Apple () menu, hold down the Option key, then choose System Information.
  2. In the sidebar of the System Information window, select Installations under the Software heading.
  3. To display items in descending order, click the Install Date column heading so the arrow is pointing down.
  4. Scroll down until you see Pro Video Formats in the Software Name column. The Version column shows version number of the corresponding software.

If you haven't installed Pro Video Formats or you want to check for an update for Pro Video Formats, open the App Store on your Mac, then click Updates in the toolbar.

Pro Video Formats will appear as a software update in the App Store only after you download and install Final Cut Pro X, Motion, or Compressor. 

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