How to Import/Edit Canon C300 MXF to PowerDirector 11?

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How to Import/Edit Canon C300 MXF to PowerDirector 11?

Postby JerryEdison001 » Tue May 07, 2013 6:18 pm

The Canon EOS C300 comes in two versions, one with a Canon EF mount and the other with a PL mount. The sensor is 4K (3840 x 2160) in resolution, with a unique color pattern that produces a very clean 1920×1080 signal. With a native ISO of 850 the camera produces a clean signal all the way up to 20,000 ISO, giving great low light performance. Canon EOS C300 camcorders is shooting footage in MXF format – a file type not well supported by most popular professional video editing software, like Cyberlink Power Director 10/11. In this page, we will talk about how to import Canon EOS C300 MXF files to CyberLink PowerDirector 11 for editing. We search the supported file formats of CyberLink PowerDirector 11, and we easily find what kind of video files are supported by the program, but MXF is not in the list. So what to do if you just have a PowerDirector 11 installed and wanna edit Canon EOS C300 MXF in CyberLink PowerDirector 11 to create yo

own masterpieces?] In this case, Canon C300 MXF Converter from UFUSoft is what you need indeed. This Canon C300 MXF Converter is especially designed for MXF camcorders users, with which you can easily convert/transcode Canon C300 MXF to CyberLink PowerDirector 11 editable format like HD MPEG-2 at super fast speed due to the advanced CUDA technology support. What’s more, this professional Canon C300 MXF Converter comes with powerful video edit function, like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, etc. Thus, you can do some simple edit first according to your need.

Guide: Convert/Transcode Canon EOS C300 MXF files to HD MPEG-2 for CyberLink PowerDirector 11.

Before start the conversion, please make sure you’ve downloaded and installed the UFUSoft MXF Converter- the best Canon C300 MXF Converter on your computer.

Step 1: Import Canon C300 MXF files to the best Canon C300 MXF Converter.

Launch the best UFUSoft MXF Converter. Click the button “Add Video” to add Canon C300 MXF files to the best Canon C300 MXF Converter. (Note: While importing the MXF files, please make sure you have the original MXF file structure as it saved on your camcorder. If you only have some random MXF clips, your files will have image only without audio.) If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.

Tip: If you wanna join Canon C300 MXF files for CyberLink PowerDirector 11, just select all files and click Merge.

Step 2: Select HD MPEG-2 as the output format for CyberLink PowerDirector 11 and set the output folder.

Click on the “Profile” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, from the sublist, you can easily find the “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas >“MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” which is the compatible format for you to import Canon C300 MXF to CyberLink PowerDirector 11for further editing. Of course, you can also set the HD WMV, MOV, MP4, etc as the output format.


Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.

Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Tip: You can set the video size as 1920×1080; set bitrate from 1Mbps to 20Mbps; set frame rate as 24p or 30p to get best output video for CyberLink PowerDirector 11.

Step 4: Start converting your Canon EOS C300 MXF files to HD MPEG-2 for CyberLink PowerDirector 11.

Click the “Convert” button; it will transcode/convert Canon C300 MXF files to CyberLink PowerDirector 11 immediately.

After the Canon EOS C300 MXF files to HD MPEG-2 for CyberLink PowerDirector 11 conversion, you will be able to get the output files for CyberLink PowerDirector 11 via clicking on “Open Folder” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import the Canon EOS C300 MXF to CyberLink PowerDirector 11 for further editing without any trouble.


1. This Canon C300 MXF Converter not only can help you to convert MXF files to CyberLink PowerDirector, but it is also developed to bridge the gap between MXF recordings and various professional video editing applications like Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Windows Movie Maker, etc, as well as different multimedia devices like Toshiba Thrive, HP TouchPad, PS3, etc. To get more information about it, you can link to UFUSoft Canon C300 MXF Converter.

2. Cyberlink PowerDirector 11 Supported Import Formats.

Image: RAW, GIF, BMP, JPG, TIF, PNG, JPS new, MPO new

Video: MVC (M2T) new, Side by Side Video new, Top-under Video new, Dual-Stream AVI new, DTS audio new, FLV, MKV, Canon, Nikon DSLR video files, 3GPP2, AVCHD (M2T), AVI, DAT, DivX* (on Windows 7), DV-AVI, DVR-MS, HD MPEG-2, MOD, MOV, MOV (H.264), MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MP4, TOD, VOB, VRO with Dolby Digital 5.1/2.0, WMV, WMV-HD, WTV in H.264/MPEG2, DSLR video clip in H.264 format with LPCM audio

Audio: WAV, MP3, WMA, M4A

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Re: How to Import/Edit Canon C300 MXF to PowerDirector 11?

Postby vivian68 » Thu May 30, 2013 7:38 am

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Re: How to Import/Edit Canon C300 MXF to PowerDirector 11?

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Re: How to Import/Edit Canon C300 MXF to PowerDirector 11?

Postby kayla » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:28 am

Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac is an expert in dealing with MXF problems. It can transfer MXF files to many other formats and use for different editing software.
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