Firstly let me introduce you what is MXF, then you can have a general understanding of MXF. Material eXchange Format (MXF) is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. It is a "container" or "wrapper" format which supports a number of different streams of coded "essence", encoded with any of a variety of codecs, together with a metadata wrapper which describes the material contained within the MXF file.
And if you have some MXF files and want to edit them with iMovie on your Mac, you will find that the MXF files turn gray, that means you can’t import MXF to iMovie for editing. But is there any way to solve that question? The answer is yes, and all you need to do is download a Mac MXF to iMovie Converter to convert MXF to iMovie support formats.
With the help of Mac MXF to iMovie Converter you can converter MXF files to any other format videos easily. The process is simple, all you need to do is clicking your mouse a few. The Mac MXF to iMovie Converter is specially designed for Mac users to convert MXF file, it can convert MXF to any other format at an amazing speed and keep the video HD. The MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac output formats include all iMovie supported formats, and many other popular video formats also supported by Mac MXF to iMovie Converter. Such as MP4, DV, MOV, MPG, AVI, etc.
On the other side, the MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac has some simple editing functions, such as merge, split, extract, control setting, etc, so that you can prepare for professional editing with iMovie.
Step by step guide to help you import mxf file into iMovie
Step 1:Add mxf file into Mac MXF to iMovie Converter
Install and run Mac MXF to iMovie Converter, selcet the mxf files and add them into MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac.
Step 2:Set Output format: .mov
Set output format that you need, here choose iMovie .mov.
Step 3:Start Conversion
Click the "Convert" button to convert mxf file to iMovie .mov, just a few minutes, you can finish the conversion.
Step 4:Import mxf files into iMovie
Run iMovie App, and import the conversion video into your iMoive for editing directly.