Generally we call Final Cut Express FCE in short, and it is a step above iMovie in terms of capabilities, but a step underneath Final Cut Pro and its suite of applications. The FCE is developed by Apple Inc and it is designed for advanced editing of digital video as well as high-definition video. FCE is very popular in the world, no matter amateur or professional videographer, they all like to use Final Cut Express.
But there is a problem about editing MXF files with FCE, we can’t import MXF to FCE, the video icon will turn gray. That is because FCE don’t support MXF files, I just compatible with some popular Mac formats like MP4, DV, HDV, AVCHD. So if you want to edit your MXF videos with FCE you must think about to convert MXF to FCE compatible video formats.
Here I support you to adopt the professional Mac MXF to FCE Converter, it is specially designed to convert MXF to FCE. The easy used software can convert MXF to FCE in a very short time and preserve the original video quality. And the process is very simple too, you just need to click your mouse few times to import MXF files and settle the output, the MXF to FCE Converter for Mac can do the converting works automatically.
On the other hand, the Mac MXF to FCE Converter can also used to edit videos. merge videos, split video to several, extract music from video, crop the image to remove unwanted back drops, trim a file into multiple segments, capture pictures, set the frame rate and bit rate and so on, all of those edit jobs above can be done by Mac MXF to FCE Converter.
Step by step guide to help you import mxf file into Final Cut Express
Step 1:Add mxf file into Mac MXF to FCE Converter
Install and run Mac MXF to FCE Converter, selcet the mxf files and add them into MXF to FCE Converter for Mac.
Step 2:Set Output format: .mov
Set output format that you need, here choose FCE .mov.
Step 3:Start Conversion
Click the "Convert" button to convert mxf file to FCE .mov, just a few minutes, you can finish the conversion.
Step 4:Import mxf files into FCE
Run Final Cut Express App, and import the conversion video into your FCE for editing directly.