Final Cut Pro to Premiere Pro


Roundtrip projects between Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro without conversion or re-rendering, preserving commonly used effects and transitions. Bring the creative benefits of Adobe tools to any post-production workflow.

Heres some more info from the Premiere Pro help :-

Import an XML file from Final Cut Pro

  1. Export an XML file from Final Cut Pro. For more information, see Final Cut Pro Help.
  2. In Final Cut Pro, close the source project.
  3. In Premiere Pro, select File >Import.
  4. Browse to the XML file, and click Open.

Final Cut Pro clip data

Clip data in the Description, Scene, ShotTake, and LogNote fields in Final Cut Pro appear in the clip metadata fields with the same names in Premiere Pro.

Final Cut Pro effects and transitions

Premiere Pro retains the basic motion and opacity effects, and motion and opacity keyframes, from Final Cut Pro source projects. Additionally, Premiere Pro converts some Final Cut Pro effects and transitions according to the following tables:

Conversion of Final Cut Pro video effects

Final Cut Pro effect

Premiere Pro effect

Crop Crop
Eight-Point Garbage Matte Eight-Point Garbage Matte
Four-Point Garbage Matte Four-Point Garbage Matte
Gaussian Blur (provided the channel selection in Final Cut Pro is Alpha+RGB.) Gaussian Blur
Luma Key Luma Key
Three-Way Color Corrector Three-Way Color Corrector

Conversion of Final Cut Pro video transitions

Final Cut Pro transition

Premiere Pro transition

Dip To White Dip To White
Dip to [color] Dip To Black
Edge Wipe transitions Wipe, with the wipe direction rounded to the closest of the eight Premiere Pro supported directions.
Other video transitions Cross Dissolve

Conversion of Final Cut Pro audio effects

Final Cut Pro audio effect

Premiere Pro audio effect

Audio gain values and keyframes Audio clip volume values and keyframes
Audio pan values and keyframes Track pan values and keyframes
Low Pass Filter Lowpass
High Pass Filter Highpass
Band Pass Filter Bandpass

Conversion of Final Cut Pro audio transitions

Final Cut Pro audio transition

Premiere Pro audio transition

Cross Fade (0 dB) Constant Gain
Cross Fade (+3 dB) Constant Power
Other transitions Constant Power

Final Cut Pro composite modes

Premiere Pro retains the basic motion and opacity effects, and motion and opacity keyframes, from Final Cut Pro source projects. Premiere Pro converts Final Cut Pro composite modes according to the following table:

Final Cut Pro mode

Premiere Pro mode

Normal Normal
Add Linear Dodge (Add)
Subtract Not supported
Difference Difference
Multiply Multiply
Screen Screen
Overlay Overlay
Hard Light Hard Light
Soft Light Soft Light
Darken Darken
Lighten Lighten
Travel Matte Alpha Not supported
Travel Matte Luma Not supported

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Joost van der Hoeven provides a video tutorial showcasing this in action here
For more information on this, you can check this link 
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