Canon XF105 Workflow: Import Canon XF105 MXF to Avid Media Composer
Summary:In this post, I will share the easy solution to solve Canon XF105 MXF to Avid MC importing problem on Mac, and you will edit MXF footages in Avid MC on Mac smoothly.
Canon XF series camcorders are the best choices of photographers who require end results of the highest quality, who demand superior performance, speed, handling and a fully integrated imaging system. No matter wedding, commercial or landscape, Canon XF camcorder all works great.
Canon XF105 MXF recording feature:
The XF105 uses Material Exchange Format (MXF) for its file structure--an internationally standardized container format for the exchange of video and audio material. Using the MXF format, video and audio can be wrapped into a single file along with important metadata. With MXF, the XF105 will not only benefit from the highest level of compatibility with NLE systems, but also with high-end network systems used by many networks and production studios.
Canon XF105 MXF with Avid importing problem:
"I have a Canon XF105 camcorder, its recordings are in MXF format, now I want to import Canon XF105 MXF files to Avid Media Composer for editing, I want to keep the original data of the MXF footage, is there a good way to transcode/rewrap Canon XF105 MXF files natively for Avid Media Composer?"
Answer: In order to solve Canon XF105 MXF to Avid MC importing problem on Mac, you will need to rewrap Canon XF105 MXF files to Avid MC compatible format, the best way is to change the video codec or format which perfectly supported by Avid software, so you need a Mac MXF converter for Canon which can convert Canon XF105 MXF files natively for Avid MC editing on Mac(Mountain Lion 10.8 included), and then you won't encounter any problems.
Software that can help:
Pavtube MXF to Avid Converter for Mac is a well known professional Canon MXF Converter for Avid MC which can deal nearly all kinds of MXF videos, it can transcode Canon XF105 MXF footage to DNxHD MOV codec natively for Avid Media Composer on Mac, and then you can edit Canon XF105 MXF files natively with DNxHD codec MOV format in Avid Media Composer on Mac.
Just take a look at the brief guide below.
1. Download Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac, it's an excellent Mac Canon MXF to Avid converter. Follow the prompts to install the program. Click "Finish" when the installation is complete, and Pavtube MXF to Avid converter will launch automatically.
2. Click "Add" to load Canon XF105 MXF video files or directly drag the files into file list.
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3. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. For natively editing in Avid, you are recommended to choose "Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov)", this format is best for native editing on Avid MC.
4. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click "settings", adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
5. Click "Convert" to start.
Pavtube Canon MXF Converter for Avid MC can help you to convert Canon XF105 MXF video to DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer natively for editing on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8. So it wil solve your Canon XF105 MXF to Avid MC importing problem on Mac. You can also follow this guide to learn more How to Import Media Files to Avid Media Composer.
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