Import/edit Canon C500 MXF footage in Premiere Pro CS6/CC7

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Import/edit Canon C500 MXF footage in Premiere Pro CS6/CC7

Postby jacknjchn » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:30 am

Summary: Can’t import Canon C500 MXF video to Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly? In this article will give you the answer how to import Canon C500 MXF video to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6/CC7 for smooth editing.

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The Canon C500 is Canon’s latest EOS camcorder after C300. It can capture Raw 4K video footage and offers frame rates of up to 120fps in compressed 4K. It also supports full HD recordings with 59.94i/29.98p/23.98p frame rate. Even though Adobe announces Premiere Pro especially the CS6, CC7 software provides native support for Canon MXF, with no transcoding required, smooth importing, strong metadata support, real-time editing, and flexible delivery options. While, something frustrating to the Adobe users is that when importing the Canon C500 MXF files to Premier Pro, some error messages like missing codec, looped audio, etc occurred from time to time.

To help Canon C500 owners get rid of this trouble, I will show you the easiest and quickest way to convert Canon C500 MXF files to MPEG-2 for Premiere.

First of all, free download Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac

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This Mac MXF converter can easily convert Canon C300/C500/XF305/XF100, Sony XDCAM, XDCAM HD and XDCAM EX MXF files without quality loss. It can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC7, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. If you are on Window PC, please get the MXF Converter. Just download it and follow the workflow using Adobe Premiere Pro with Canon C500 content.

How to transcode C500 MXF files to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS6/CC7 on Mac

tep 1. Add Source Videos

Launch the professional Canon MXF Converter Mac, and then click “Add video” button to browse and load your source files. If you need to import an entire file folder directly, simply click “Add from folder” tab.

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Step 2. Choose Output format

Go to “Format” menu and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas —> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format.

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Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the “Settings” button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

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Step 3. Start MXF to Adobe Premier Pro conversion

When the former steps finished, you can press “Convert” button to start rewrapping Canon C500 files to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premier Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC7 on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process is done, click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files.

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You can get more MXF/P2 MXF importing and editing solutions both on Mac and Wins from Brorsoft MXF Colum.

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