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How to solve Canon C500 MXF into Avid editing problem?

Postby Vincent121 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:19 am

How to solve Canon C500 MXF into Avid editing problem?

Canon CINEMA EOS SYSTEM takes another giant leap forward. The new EOS C500 comes out with support for 4K RAW output. Canon offers new possibilities for your imagination and creativity.

Supporting next-generation 4K-resolution video capture and RAW data output, the EOS C500/EOS C500 PL will achieve exceptional video results without any loss in quality. The camera's uncompressed 4K output will unleash the full potential of Canon's premium range of EF Cinema Lenses, combining with Canon Log Gamma, which delivers the high-quality video and wide exposure latitude required by digital cinematographers.


C500 is so excellent, but how to solve Canon C500 1080/60p MXF into Avid MC editing problem?

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If you are Canon C500 user too, have you encountered problems while you want to edit Canon C500 1080/60p MXF in Avid Media Composer? If the answer is positive, you should have spent a lot of time in finding the solution. You may find some AMA plug-ins that is said to make Canon 1080/60p MXF editable in Avid MC 6.5/6/5.5/5/4, but it seems that the plug-ins needs to be updated time to time and it is really annoying!

If you want to get yourself out of the trouble and meet no problem while importing Canon 1080/60p MXF to Avid MC 6.5/6/5.5/5/4, you have to find a professional and powerful MXF to Avid DNxHD converter, applying which you can convert and deinterlace Canon C500 1080/60p MXF to DNxHD, the compatible video format for Avid MC 6.5/6/5.5/5/4, on Mac OS X without any video and audio problem, thus your Mac and Avid Media Composer 6.5/6/5.5/5/4 can recognize your C500 footages.

According to your requirements, we recommend the 1080/60p MXF Converter to you. It is great in transcoding Canon C500 1080/60p MXF to DNxHD (MOV) with orginal quality. Besides, it is designed with some useful editing features, including deinterlacing 1080i files, cropping black sides, combining 1080/60p MXF clips into one for easy editing, adding text/video/image watermark to your recordings, etc. Follow the listed guide on 1080/60p MXF to Avid DNxHD conversion, and you can put your 1080/60p MXF footages in Avid MC 6.5/6/5.5/5/4 without any importing problem.

Step 1: Get the MXF to MOV Converter for Mac, launch it to add your Canon C500 1080/60p MXF files;



1. If you want to merge 1080/60p MXF files , just need to check the "Merge into one" box.
2. If you record in two audio tracks, please insert your CF cards into your Mac and copy files from CF cards, thus the 1080/60p MXF to Avid DNxHD Converter will convert all the audio tracks.

Step 2: Click on " Format" and you will get a dropdown menu , then move you pointer to Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov).


Step 3: Adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface in Profile Settings by clicking Settings on the main interface according to your needs to optimize the output file quality. If you have no special requirement, the step can be skipped.


Note: You'd better set the video frame rate as 29.97 or 30 fps, video size as 1920*1080 and select the audio channels as 5.1 channels to keep the best quality for editing in Avid Media Composer 6.5/6/5.5/5/4, if you are shoot in 60i. But for 50i users, the 25fps is the better option for you.

Step 4: Click the button for "Convert" and you will strat converting/deinterlacing Canon C500 1080/60p MXF to Avid DNxHD immediately.

When the MXF to DNxHD conversion process with MXF to Avid Converter is 100% completed, you will be able to get the output files for Avid Media Composer 6.5/6/5.5/5/4 by clicking on "import" button effortlessly. In addtion, the 1080/60p MXF Converter for Mac is also good at transferring 1080/60p MXF footages from Canon C500 to Final Cut Pro, including FCP 6/7 and FCP X, FCE, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, etc. You can change your Mac editing softwares without worries about the incomaptibility problem with MXF and your editing software.

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Re: How to solve Canon C500 MXF into Avid editing problem?

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