Convert Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie for editing with AIC codec

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Convert Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie for editing with AIC codec

Postby vivian68 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:19 am

Convert Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie 11 for editing with AIC codec

Summary: Follow the guide below and you will know how to import Sony XDCAM HD422 MXF to iMovie without rendering or any other problems on Mac OS X.

With 1/2-inch Exmor Full HD CMOS Sensors and an effective count of 1920*1080, Sony's top XDCAM series camcorder like Sony PMW-EX1, Sony PMW-EX3, Sony PMW-F3, Sony PMW-100 can record Full HD video (1920×1080) using MPEG HD422 compression technology at a data rate of up to 50Mbps at MXF format. Howerver using Sony XDCAM MXF footage in iMovieMac is a big problem. When you want to edit Sony XDCAM videos you recorded, you may find the high quality MXF files are not recognized by most editing software even iMovie.

If you need to import Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie 11, you'd better convert/decode Sony XDCAM files to iMovie compatible AIC .mov format using Sony XDCAM MXF Converter for Mac. As Apple Intermediate Code (AIC) is the best format for editing in iMovie, so after transcoding Sony XDCAM files to AIC for iMovie, you can editing Sony XDCAM MXF in iMovie 11 natively.

Guide on how to Convert/import Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie on Mac OS X.

Step 1. Install and launch the Pavtube Sony XDCAM to iMovie Converter, click "add videos" to load individual videos, or click "add from folder" to load the whole folder.


Step 2. Click "Format" preset and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express-> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as best video format for editing Sony XDCAM MXF in iMovie as well as good video quality.


If you just want to convert this video for normal use and want it to be smaller in size, then Apple ProRess 422 (*.mov) is suggested.

You can also click "Settings" which is marked as step 3 to fix the frame rate, bitrate and video quality to your needs.

Step 3. now click "Convert" and let it go. The XDCAM to iMovie Converter for Mac supports batch conversion, so if you have lots of XDCAM MXF videos to convert, check 'Shut down computer after conversion', and you can go away without keeping an eye on it.

When the conversion is finished, you can import the converted video file to iMovie. Now you can easily editing XDCAM MXF files in iMovie 11 on Mac, just have a try!


If your MXF files have 2 audio tracks or more, here is a new program specially designed for multi-track preserving and mixing features, named iMixMXF. Featured formats include: MOV/MP4/MPG/WMV/FLV/MKV and more. And good news for Blu-ray/DVD fans! Pavtube studio now provides ByteCopy for Mac plus iMixMXF bundle, saving $17 immediately! (ByteCopy for Mac is a multi-track featured blu-ray ripping program. With it, you can easily backup blu-ray to lossless multi-track MKV without any quality loss, transcode to multi-track MP4/MOV/ProRes and other mainstream video formats.)

See also:

How to Import XDCAM into FCP X without using any plugin
Transfer Sony XDCAM footage to QuickTime MOV on Mac
Enable Sony PMW-100 50Mbps MXF to work with Premiere Pro

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Postby Applefly » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:14 am

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Step 1. Launch the Blu-ray ripping software, click the Load Disc button to browser to disc drive and load source disc to the program.


Step 2. From the drop-down boxes of "Subtitles" and "Audio" to choose one desired audio track and subtitles.

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Step 3. Click the "Format" menu and choose suitable profile for your Kndle Fire HDX 7 tablet. In Pavtube profile list, you are suggested to choose "Amazon Kindle Fire(*.mp4)" for output. (Download a patch here to get the Kindle Fire HD preset).


If you cannot find particular profile for your device, Pavtube Blu-ray/DVD to Kindle Fire HDX 7 ripper offers several general profile presets for Android phones and tablets.


Step 4. If you like, enter "Settings" option and adjust profile parameters such as video codec, bitrate, frame rate, etc to maintain better video and audio quality on Kindle Fire HDX 7.


Step 5. Now hit the "Convert" button on program UI to start ripping your BD/DVD movies to Kindle Fire HDX 7 compatible MP4 format.

When it completes, open the output folder, locate the created MP4 movie and you could enjoy your Blu-ray/DVD movies on new Kindle Fire HDX 7 tablet.

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Re: Convert Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie for editing with AIC co

Postby HaileyLi » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:10 am

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"Hi, I just ordered a Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch on Amazon; couldn't be more excited for waiting it delivered LOL! But here is a question: I read that its supported video formats are very limited; can I still watch youtube videos on it?"

Amazon just released a new 7-inch tablet –Kindle Fire HDX 7. The new HDX tablets—the third generation of the Kindle Fire brand—carrying amazing display - 1,280 x 800 at 216 pixels per inch to 1,920 x 1,200 at 323 ppi, matching the Nexus 7's display pixel for pixel and leaving the iPad mini's 1,024 x 768, 163-ppi screen in the dust.


Similar to its ancestor Kindle Fire HD, the new HDX could only support very limited video formats which make playing videos painful; moreover, 16GB is fast becoming too small for storing HD content. So whether we can watch MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/WMV/MPG/FLV/F4V on Kindle Fire HDX 7?

The answer is YES!

All you need to do is to convert MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/WMV/MPG/FLV/F4V videos to Kindle Fire HDX 7 most compatible format – Xvid MP4.

To accomplish this goal, you are highly suggested to try this Video to Kindle Fire HDX Converter, a professional tool to help you quick convert various video formats to Kindle Fire HDX's Xvid MP4 format with best video quality and simplest workflow.

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Tutorial: How to transfer MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/WMV/MPG/FLV/F4V to Kindle Fire HDX 7

Step 1. Run this Video to Kindle Fire HDX7 Converter; add videos.

You can click the top left two icons to choose import individual videos or the entire folder. Drag-and-drop is also supported.

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Step 2. Choose Kindle Fire HDX MP4.

Click the Format drop-down list, choose "Android>Amazon Kindle Fire HD(*.mp4)" which works well for Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch. Or you can submit "kindle" in search box at the bottom right corner.


Step 3. Customize video specs (Optional).

Your can click "Settings" to free change video size, bitrate, frame rate and others. If you own a 16GB tablet and do not want to keep videos in large size, you can lower the bitrate settings to get video in proper size.

Step 4. Start Conversion.

Now hit the big red "Convert" to start converting MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/WMV/MPG/FLV/F4V to Xvid MP4 for Kindle Fire HDX 7. After conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video.

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