We recently picked up a new Macbook Retina for editing on the go. Since we are all Adobe all the time I only installed CS6 on this machine. There is no Final Cut, Motion, or Compressor on this machine. This left me without ProRes! With a bit of googling I was able to figure it out. Check out after the break how I got the Apple codecs including ProRes on my new Mac:
- Download the codec pkg: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1396 (http://support.apple.com/downloads/DL1396/en_US/ProAppsQTCodecs.dmg)
- Download an unpkg tool: http://www.timdoug.com/unpkg/ (http://github.com/downloads/timdoug/unpkg/unpkg-4.5.zip)
- Run the unpkg tool
- Drag the codec pkg downloaded in #1 onto the unpkg tool
- Move the files created from step #4 into ‘/Library/QuickTime’
Voila. The next time you export you will have the ProRes and other Apple Codecs!