Import Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF to Final Cut Pro (X) on Mac
Summary: Follow this article to know how to convert Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF video to FCP for editing with ProRes codec.
The Sony PDW-510 XDCAM Camcorder provides the durability and reliability professionals have become accustomed to with their full line of ENG camcorders. The PDW-510 provides excellent image quality, using the same imaging technology as the highly regarded MSW-900. The XDCAM takes recording to the next level, utilizing non-linear optical Blue Laser technology.
Sony PDW510 XDCAM camcorders' video format is MXF, using MXF footage on Mac is a big problem. Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF format is not compatible with Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie or iDVD. So if you want to edit Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF in Final Cut Proor other software, you first need to convert Sony PDW510 MXF video to compatible format like ProRes 422 codec. This is a common format developed by Apple. ProRes 422 is intended for non-linear editing with Apple Final Cut (Pro). It retains higher quality when you convert MXF to ProRes for FCP. Below are some useful tips for you and you will know how to import Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF to Final Cut Pro on Mac.
1.Download Pavtube XDCAM MXF Converter for Mac. This is excellent software which can help you convert Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF video to ProRes for FCP X, FCP. Besides, it supports many other formats for output.
2.Install and launch the Professional XDCAM MXF to FCP Converter for Mac[/url], import the MXF video you want to convert.
3.Choose the best output format for Final Cut Pro. Click on "Format" and choose "Final Cut Pro >>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" format.
4.You can click settings to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate and frame rate.
5. You can click edit button to edit MXF video, such as deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up and crop.
6. Click convert button to start. XDCAM MXF to ProRes Converter will [b]transcode Sony PDW510 XDCAM MXF to Apple ProRes codec, convert MXF to MOV format.
After converting, you can import Sony PDW510 footage to FCP instantly without rendering in FCP. More output formats are supported, you can also read more guides on MXF video in MXF column. If you need more powerful converter that can transcode 1080p HD Video, DVD and Blu-ray, you can try iMedia Converter for Mac (get 20% off now).
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