What is a .FCP File And How To Open It – Apple (Visual Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .fcp extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .fcp file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .FCP file?

The .FCP file extension comes from Final Cut Project. The developer of this file extension is Apple. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fcp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .FCP file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .FCP file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .FCP file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .fcp file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple Final Cut Pro software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FCP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple Final Cut Pro software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .FCP file?

If you cannot open the .FCP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .FCP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fcp – SEGA, .fcp – High-Logic. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .FCP file with the Apple Final Cut Pro program on Mac.