For most Windows users, the Format Factory is really one of the most robust, free and fully-featured programs. It does a beautiful job in converting various audio/videos/images files to any other popular formats, allowing users to handle the files freely without format limitation. However, from time to time, we will hear Mac users asking questions like "I learned about this great application but it is only Windows based. Is there an application like this for Mac?". Well, the fact is, as far as we are concerned, there is no Format Factory Mac version, which is really a great let-down.
Good news is that, there are some Format Factory alternative for Mac programs which have got the same functionalities. When asked to name one of the best Format Factory for Mac apps, we will recommend Doremisoft Video Converter for Mac without hesitation. The reason why we choose this program is that, it not only has got almost all of the features that Format Factory for Windows provided such as video/audio conversion capability, video editing functions, etc, it can also does the jobs which cannot be done by Format Factory for Windows. For example, it can convert audio/video files to most popular applications like iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc. for further handling.
1. Fully compatible with MAC OS X 10.5 or above operating system (OSX 10.9 Mavericks Supported).
2. Conduct the conversion between any popular video formats (FLV, MOV, MKV, 3GP, AVI, MKV, MOD, XAVC, MXF, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, TOD, HD MPEG-4, etc.), audio formats(MP3, AAC, M4V, M4A, FLAC, AIFF, etc) and image files (JPG, PNG, GIF, etc).
3. Support transferring video/audio files to lots of popular applications such as Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, iMovie, iTunes, QuickTime, Adobe Premiere Pro and portable devices like iPhone 5S/5C, iPad Air/iPad Mini 2, PS4, Xbox One, etc.
4. Comprehensive editing features to polish the source files, which include clipping, merging, cropping, splitting, adding watermarks, applying special effects, customizing volume, adjust video parameters(brightness/contrast/saturation, etc) and more.
It is extremely easy to use this Mac Format Factory program. To clarify the operation, we will provide a detailed guideline as below:
First of all, please download Doremisoft Format Factory Mac version, after proper installation, run the program right away. After that, you can drag and drop the files that need to be converted into the program. Or, you can hit the "Add File" button to get the source files imported.
Press the "Profile" button, you are allowed to choose the proper output format from the format list that pops out. Let's give an example, you have imported the FLV video file into the converter and would like to edit it in Final Cut Pro, then, you need to choose "Final Cut Pro"-- "Apple ProRes 422 (*mov)" as the output format from the format list. By the way, you can hit the "Settings" icon to customize the parameters including codec, resolution, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc.
Tips: After choosing the right output format, you can edit the source file optionally by using the built-in editing features provided by the Format Factory for Mac. Of course, you can skip this step if you don't find it necessary to polish the file.
Now that everything has been done, you can click the play button to preview the final result. Then, hit the big "Start" button and the conversion will begin automatically. The conversion progress is shown clearly on a process bar. Once finished, you will see a small window, click which, you can get the converted file with the best output quality.